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Jamaica – Montego Bay – 2018

We took a trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica on the 8th of March.  I won ‘Best in Class’ again at work and thought it would be a nice getaway. It was more difficult this time to find interesting things to do.  Yes, boozing at the swim up bar at the resort is always fun but […]

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Japan Travel

Climbing Mt. Fuji from Sengen Shrine

My friends and I successfully climbed Mt. Fuji from the bottom (Sengen Shrine) on July 26th, 2017.  It was mentioned that we start from the bottom over a few bottles of wine and initially I was against it.  However, what won me over was when my friend Brandon told me that this was the historical […]

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BABTA Holiday Gala

BABTA put on another fantastic holiday gala, this time at the Fairmont Hotel.  I’d never been to the top of the Fairmont and the view was incredible, especially with the holiday lights at the Embarcadero Centers and the lights on the Bay Bridge. Looking at these pictures I’m reminded of one of the reasons why […]

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Lake Tahoe in March

Took a trip to Lake Tahoe this past weekend.  Scenes like this make me want to pick up and move there!  This picture was taken at Sand Harbor Beach on the Nevada side.

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Japan Travel

Stroll through Waseda University 早稲田大学

Took a stroll through Waseda today which brought back a lot of great memories of the two years I spent learning Japanese here. Unfortunately it was rainy and so seemed rather deserted. Japanese is the greatest skill I’ve ever learned as it has opened the door to such a fascinating and unique world that is […]

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Lake Tahoe – Fourth of July

Took a trip to Lake Tahoe for the Fourth of July.  Whenever in Tahoe one of my favorite activities is biking the Flume Trail.  This time the trailhead from Spooner Lake was closed so we had to take the Marlette Creek trail which is pretty strenuous.  It’s all worth it at the top though which […]