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How I tried to lose weight and learned to love my curves instead

    My early summer was fun, chaotic, and action-packed, with two Women’s Adventure groups in Indonesia plus more flights and changes of lodging than I usually have in a year. So I set myself up with an entire month of solitude afterward, and I decided to make that month a fitness retreat for myself, with a strong focus on weight loss.

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    Travel Ethics Meets Colonialism

      I’m on the coast of Bali, enjoying a sweet little resort for a week. It’s the perfect spot to relax and get some work done — and yet, I’m having a lot of mixed feelings about being here.

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      Bogota: How a world-class evening fell into our laps

        This morning Craig and I packed up everything we own, slung it on our backs, and caught a cab to the airport.  Leaving Cartagena for Bogota, Columbia felt bittersweet, but I think two months in a place is the right tempo for me.  I’ve always been happiest when I was either anticipating a trip or in the middle of one; this way I’m perpetually doing both!

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