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The Rambling Writer Returns to Playa Sonrisa, part 2

Join Thor and me as we snorkel in one of our favorite spots in the world — the “Blue Lagoon” in the marine preserve near remote Xcalak, Mexico. Another Geezer Adventure. NOTE: This blog series started Nov. 26 as we returned once more to Playa Sonrisa (Beach of Smiles), our special place not only because we …

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Playa Sonrisa, part 1

After three canceled trips due to pandemic and surgeries, Thor and I finally return to our favorite Caribbean beach and reef for snorkeling. Another Geezer Adventure. NOTE: Despite every possible vaccination and vigilant mask-wearing, I managed to pick up a bug (not Covid) on the way home, so this post will hit a few highlights …

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A Rambling Writer Rerun: The Sea Stacks of Phangnga Bay, Thailand 2020

Join Thor and me as your virtual Thailand vacation continues with a tour via longtail boat of the dramatic sea stacks of Phangnga Bay. NOTE: It’s been another week of lots of “Life,” so I hope you enjoy this rerun of Thor’s and my Thailand trip, just as the pandemic was starting to unfold in Asia. We …

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The Rambling Writer Hikes the Bagley Lakes Trail at Mt. Baker

Join Thor, Bear dog, and me as we renew acquaintance with a favorite hike in the Mt. Baker National Forest. Thor and I finally decided that we’d had enough with our continual rehab of various body parts, and needed to get back to our nearby mountains. We are now becoming experts at “geezer adventures,” or …

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