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The steaming, fizzing waters of Champaign Pool
The steaming, fizzing waters of Champaign Pool

May 5-15, 1999  Middle North Island, New Zealand
For along the trail and all around us, we see (and smell) burping boiling pools of mud, smoking collapsed craters, and hissing gaseous fumeroles, pumping who-knows-what kinds of chemicals, flammable and otherwise, out into the air. It all seems so surreal, so otherworldly . .
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May 1-5, 1999  Upper North Island, New Zealand
"Welcome to your new home!" he says as he throws open the sliding side door of the little white Toyota van, allowing us to toss our packs inside. I feel a distinct twinge in my stomach - an odd mix of anxiety and excitement
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Laura enjoys a little 'swing-time' by the sea
Laura enjoys a little 'swing-time' by the sea

Peace, love, and cool silver headsets forever!!
Peace, love, and cool silver headsets forever!!

Apr. 21-24, 1999 Hill Tribe Trek and Chang Mai, North Thailand
The boys have managed to catch a three foot long lizard and tie it to a tree. The whole family seems excited, as our guide explains to us that what's a playmate today, would most likely be an appetizer by tomorrow.
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