Monthly Archives: October 2011

Willy-willy!

We saw a willy-willy… and now you can too. Don’t worry, it’s ok for the kids to watch this video.

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Karen’s Critters: Platypus

In her never-ending quest to see the world’s wackiest wild animals, Karen sets her sights on the lowly platypus.

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Favorite Fish, Part 2

More shots from the rough footage, starting with a few glimpses of my fellow students and undersea companions. A great bunch from all over the world. This fish was a bit camera shy. It was fun trying to keep him … Continue reading

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Favorite Fish, Part 1

The Great Barrier Reef was so amazingly cool. For those of you who are interested, here are some of my favorite shots from the depths (the rough footage with the original audio). The stingray. Good to see him… good to … Continue reading

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A “taste” of Ken’s scuba class

 

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The Great Barrier Reef

When we arrived in Cairns, I immediately headed for scuba school… the cool kind of school where you go diving in the Great Barrier Reef on graduation day. Here’s my final report.

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Next Stop: Australia

We’re leaving sushi and sake behind and making our way to the land of kangaroos and koalas. The plan is to explore the country’s east coast: the Cairns area in the north, the Melbourne area in the south, and of … Continue reading

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Toilets: Japan Edition

I’m sure we’ll encounter a wide variety of toilets as we circle the globe. And as your reporter in the field, I will faithfully document them. I’m filing my first story from Japan, the land of the primitive and the … Continue reading

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The Kishiwada Danjiri Festival

Is it a parade? Is it a religious ceremony? Is it… dangerous?

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Faster than a speeding… train!

Cruising through Japan at top speed.

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