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.

For list of trips, see TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

26 June 2011:

The finished string of shell rings. When the pick-up time came, I was whisked away on the speedboat to the pick-up point. The day was clearing now, and we drifted among patches of bright blue ocean and dark coral between the islands with the company of a few other boats. After a long wait, the yellow boat finally lumbered into view from behind an island, and we joined the scrum of boats flocking towards the ship.

Rough notes: http://mandarinmanmarktravelnotes.blogspot.com/2011/06/2011-nz-to-sf-day-44_26.html