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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1580 on: May 25, 2019, 09:42:53 PM »
It looks amazing Noff, but can I ask you something?  Are you Heisenberg?? :)


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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1581 on: May 25, 2019, 10:50:41 PM »
That looks like an experience I would like to try... I spent a few days on an Eco island in the Philippines this past week where everything was solar, no AC, no internet except in the main dining area. It was nice, had to find things to keep busy.. I wouldn’t mind doing it for a longer retreat and using the time to read, exercise, maybe learn to meditate but would have to find a time to take a long vacation,  It was the end of the season, so they stopped the daily yoga classes and we didn’t manage to make any of the meditation sessions
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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1582 on: May 25, 2019, 11:04:30 PM »
More exploits from the time out there.

The oldest cabin up there... built in the 40's or something. The others don't look much newer though tbh


The lake from a different perspective.


One of about a million trails to get lost on.


Random nightmare fuel in the middle of nowhere.


My co-workers from Montreal and Munich respectively. A working vacation for them.



And a day off in town visiting wineries to replenish our supply.

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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1583 on: May 25, 2019, 11:12:52 PM »
That looks like an experience I would like to try... I spent a few days on an Eco island in the Philippines this past week where everything was solar, no AC, no internet except in the main dining area. It was nice, had to find things to keep busy.. I wouldn’t mind doing it for a longer retreat and using the time to read, exercise, maybe learn to meditate but would have to find a time to take a long vacation,  It was the end of the season, so they stopped the daily yoga classes and we didn’t manage to make any of the meditation sessions

Well my two co-workers in the pictures above were part of this WorkAway program. A pretty neat way to travel on the cheap. The host provides food and accommodation and in return you're expected to put in 5 hours a day doing whatever. It's really a nice balance of giving you something to do, but also leaving enough free time to really enjoy the day.

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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1584 on: May 26, 2019, 02:18:32 AM »
That looks like an experience I would like to try... I spent a few days on an Eco island in the Philippines this past week where everything was solar, no AC, no internet except in the main dining area. It was nice, had to find things to keep busy.. I wouldn’t mind doing it for a longer retreat and using the time to read, exercise, maybe learn to meditate but would have to find a time to take a long vacation,  It was the end of the season, so they stopped the daily yoga classes and we didn’t manage to make any of the meditation sessions

Well my two co-workers in the pictures above were part of this WorkAway program. A pretty neat way to travel on the cheap. The host provides food and accommodation and in return you're expected to put in 5 hours a day doing whatever. It's really a nice balance of giving you something to do, but also leaving enough free time to really enjoy the day.

Thanks, will look into that (maybe I can get my yard work done that way...)
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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1585 on: May 26, 2019, 11:59:18 AM »
Going to Orange Beach for the week. My mom's folks have a timeshare there and I've never been. Bringing a small stack of books and my pasty body in the hopes of getting some beach reading in.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2019, 09:51:48 PM by Sam the Cinema Snob »

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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1586 on: May 28, 2019, 11:09:52 PM »
Random nightmare fuel in the middle of nowhere.

 :o If I came across that in the evening, I'd lose it!
 

I just got back from McCall Idaho, also in amongst the trees and a lake, but I only had a weekend, you've been there a whole season! Totally envious. :)
You look completely happy in your pics, smirnoff. You're in your natural element. Do you think you'll go back next winter?
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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1587 on: May 29, 2019, 01:11:58 PM »
Beautiful pics, Smirnoff!
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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1588 on: May 30, 2019, 09:04:48 PM »
thanks!

I just got back from McCall Idaho, also in amongst the trees and a lake, but I only had a weekend, you've been there a whole season! Totally envious. :)
You look completely happy in your pics, smirnoff. You're in your natural element. Do you think you'll go back next winter?
McCall looks like a really neat spot!

I would be willing to go back, for sure. We'll see though.

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Re: Vacation
« Reply #1589 on: June 02, 2019, 04:00:38 PM »
thanks!
McCall looks like a really neat spot!

Little pocket of paradise. :)

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I would be willing to go back, for sure. We'll see though.

Glad it was a good experience!
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