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Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

Recent updates:
2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

2 June 2011 (-1 in time zone):

It's amazing thinking about this tink speck of calm in middle of the rough ocean. Aitutaki consists of about 50km² of lagoon and 18km² of land. The ring of islets and reefs form a barrier where the large ocean waves break on, creating a calm interior lagoon not unlike an oasis in the desert.

Rough notes:
http://mandarinmanmarktravelnotes.blogspot.com/2011/07/2011-nz-to-sf-day-20.html