Monthly Archives: October 2005

Myanmar – Inle Lake and Light Trekking

~Hey everyone~  My second day in Myanmar was spent heading to Inle Lake.  We left the ship at 11:30am, took a one hour bus ride to the Heho airport, one hour plane ride, another one hour bus ride then a … Continue reading

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Orange County High School of the Arts Receives Kennedy Center Award

School Receives Prestigious National Recognition from the Kennedy Center  The Orange County High School of the Arts, our daughter Summer’s H.S., has been officially named one of only five schools from throughout the United States selected as a Creative Ticket School of … Continue reading

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Sum’s India and First Day in Myanmar Update Letter

My time in India was amazing! The culture and cities are like nothing I have experienced so far. It is a culture that is based upon religion. There are so many Gods and Goddesses. In every city there are at … Continue reading

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India … Perspective From One of Summer’s Shipmates

India . . . What can I say??? Wow . . . I tried with all my might to write about India as I went along, but I continued to be frustrated about not being able to express the true … Continue reading

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Update – Pre-India Letter From Summer

Hello~~  Summer here… Sooo, today we had our second Global Studies test, I think I actually did pretty well and I know I did better than last time. Tomorrow we are in Mauritius for three days. There is not much to … Continue reading

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Thoughts from an SAS Mom

It seems to me that it requires the very best we have to offer of ourselves to have the ability to send our children away into a very exciting, beautiful and frightenly, dangerous world. Let’s pat ourselves on the back … Continue reading

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If Its Wednesday … It Must Have Been India…

The MV Explorer arrived in Chennai, India at 8:00AM local time on Wednesday October 19th.   Here is an update from one of Summer’s shipmates…   Wow…what an absolutely crazy day. The day began with the usual diplomatic briefing followed … Continue reading

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