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Ilia Iacta Est

March 31, 2009

Well, there’s no going back at this point. As of today, March 31st we have officially shut the doors on our Oakland residence.  For the next 4 months we’ll be living in the guest house of some good friends of ours in Walnut Creek. The decision to move out of our studio several months early […]

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It’s Time for Some Research, Grab the Popcorn

March 12, 2009

One of the books we checked out from the library was Lonely Planet’s “The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World” and it is exactly that. Each country is summarized in one single spread. There’s a short introductory paragraph followed by the suggested best time to visit, a list of essential experiences, […]

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Pills, Pills, Pills

March 11, 2009

Back to Kaiser today to pick up our stockpile of pills. We walked out of the pharmacy with: Malarone (Malaria): We’ll take one tablet the day before going into Malaria-risk areas, one tablet every day we’re there, and continue taking tablets for 7 days after we leave. Typhoid EC Capsules (Typhoid Vaccine): Our Typhoid vaccine […]

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We’ve Been Shot

March 10, 2009

This afternoon we went to our appointment at the Kaiser Adult Injections department to get our first round of vaccinations. Before making the appointment, I did a bunch of research at the Center for Disease Control website (www.cdc.gov) which was very helpful and suggested the following vaccinations for where we were going: Hepatitis A Hepatitis […]

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We’re Looking for Help!

January 14, 2009

Sometime between July and September 2009, Anjel and I are putting all business on hold, selling or storing all our possessions and fleeing the country to travel the globe for a year (*UPDATE*: The departure date has been changed to early August. We’ll be starting the trip with a partial trip across the country: Bonneville […]

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