Back from Marshall Islands and Micronesia!

I had crappy crappy crappy internet during my trip.  For real.  So I couldn’t have posted even if I wanted to.  There was no connection where we were staying, and the only way to get a signal was to walk out into the very hot and sunny driveway, where there was no place to sit.  So I would check my email quickly, reply if it was important, and that was about it.

Once in a while I also shared a few pictures on instagram – I took WAY more pictures with my camera than with my iphone (since I had the camera with me at all times, and without a cellphone or internet signal, the iphone stayed behind), and I’ll definitely share those pictures, but for now, if you didn’t see it on instagram or facebook, here are a couple of shots from the last 2.5 weeks…

View from where we were staying in Majuro…  For real, this was right off our balcony!

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I looked up from breakfast (yep, my breakfasts were eaten outside on the balcony, with my kindle on hand), and noticed the light drizzle and a double rainbow!

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Two nights left in Majuro, and this is the amazing sunset that greeted us…

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In Pohnpei, Micronesia, with better wifi signal, and a view just as wonderful from our room (on stilts!  In the middle of the jungle!).

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This huge lizard was no match for the spider that woke me up on the first night (no pictures of the spider, I was too terrified to move, more on it later, let’s just say that it was my first real-life encounter with what very much looked like a tarantula – I was saved by the mosquito net around our bed).

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And this is where we ate breakfast every morning.  Thanks to going during off-season, we were always the first to grab this spot in the morning!

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More to come!  I’m jetlagged and super tired…  (One doesn’t sleep much after encountering a humongous chirping spider on the first night out, so got lots of sleep to catch up on.)

Here’s hoping I’ll get my energy back soon, because I also need to work off the 5lbs (!!!!) I gained in the last 2.5 weeks.  Eating out every day in places where “salad” and “fresh fruit” don’t exist in the menu, definitely made it for some non-baby related weight gain, yikes!

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Filed under Pictures, Travel, Traveling in Asia, Trips!

2 responses to “Back from Marshall Islands and Micronesia!

  1. Gorgeous! Can’t wait to see what you captured by camera.

  2. So beautiful! I am officially jealous.

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