Monthly Archives: April 2015

New Caledonia

Thousands of miles from France, a French territory rests on an archipelago in the sun-drenched South Pacific seas. New Caledonia, more commonly known to the locals as Nouvelle-Calédonie, is best described as a Melanesian island with a touch of Parisian … Continue reading

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We’re on Vacation!

I’ll be back in two weeks to post more pictures and stories of our family’s adventures in Indonesia (and beyond)!

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The Six Smells of Tembagapura

Before moving to Tembagapura, I imagined the Papuan rainforest saturated with exotically sweet and sultry smells. I was wrong. In fact, the smell of Tembagapura is limited to six distinct aromas. The most prevalent aroma is damp terra firma, which … Continue reading

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