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May 15, 2009 - Holidays are over!

Well here we sit in Singapore Changi Airport waiting on our Cathay Pacific flight to Vancouver via Hong Kong. We have about a 4 hour flight to Hong Kong - 2 1/2 hour wait in Hong Kong, then 12 hours from Hong Kong to Vancouver. See you soon Calgary! M&T

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May 14, 2009 - Goodbye Thailand

Guess who, Well we are awaiting our driver to take us to the airport. Our time in Thailand has been wonderful. We spent last eve in Chewang Beach. It's the most popular place on the island. Good food and spent a bit of money. Tom bought a U-Boat watch. He saw one in Aruba for $5,000 and bought one here for $65....what a steal. Well back to reality tomorrow. We sure do miss our Gizzie though. Off to Singapore for one night and then to Calgary by Sat eve. See you all soon. M&T

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May 12, 2009 - Still chillin' in Koh Tao

Hi All, Tried to download some pics on the last entry but the connection kept crashing, so here are a few of our rock climbing adventure. Hard to belive that in a few days we will be back in Canada and back to work like nothing ever happened. Time really flies when you are having fun. Last night we caught the "lady boys" cabaret. Very interesting. Some nice looking ladies....for boys(men). Well must run. We are off to a sea food beach bbq. Talk soon. M&T

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May 11, 2009 - Some crazy adventures in Koh Tao

Hi all, Well we had another wonderful adventure yesterday with a company called Goodtimes Adventures. These guys were all previous dive instructors and decided to open their own adventures company. The do a great deal of rock climbing, hiking, snorkeling and diving packages. The will create your own adventure. We choose to rock climb, cliff jumping, snorkeling, and diving. It was great fun. Came away with a few bumps, scrapes and bruises ( war wounds). Once again (Monica) was challenged. Of course Billy Goat Tom climbed up to the top in...

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May 8, 2009 - Still lovin' Koh Tao

HI all, Well we have been here in Koh Tao for 5 days. It's still as beautiful as we remembered. We could live w/o the mosquitos though. Our legs are covered in bites....Yuck. I bought this chinese medicine that was supposed to be for itching but not sure what it really is. We went on a tour of the island ( by longtail boat) two days ago. Of course we had to pick a day with the sea was a bit rough. I managed not to feed the fish though ( sea sickness). It took us about 5 hours. We stopped in 4 different places to snorkel. The tiger fish (...

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May 6, 2009 - Koh Tao

Hi, We are having a great time in Koh Tao. Super hot and humid though.(upwards of 33c++) We are renting a skooter today to travel around the island. We have also booked a longboat tour for some snorkeling around the island. We found our favorite italian pizza place last night....yum yum There have only been two or three power outages since we arrived. The power supply is quite low here. The gov't is corrupt here and do do alot for the locals and their business. The owner of the restaurant last night told us some armed locals went up to the...

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