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The Biggest Smile We’ve Ever Seen

The Biggest Smile We’ve Ever Seen

I stand waiting near the bathroom. It’s not the bathroom I’m waiting for, I don’t even think they’re occupied. I’m waiting for Nick. Standing near the bathroom doesn’t make it look like I’m waiting for Nick. If people knew, they might force me to talk with him, and...

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Imsouane Is A Little Slice of Paradise

Imsouane Is A Little Slice of Paradise

Hey you, Let's start of with a picture of this place to get you going.  Ellis watching the surfers (there are many) And this was our guest house. We were right on top of the sea, and when it was high tide, the place was packed with surfers fighting for a wave. As you...

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Thank God for Climate Change

Thank God for Climate Change

We're kidding. We're kidding. We arent actually glad that climate change exists. Don't hate us. We aren't thrilled that the earth is warming at an alarming pace. Or, are we? No. We can't be happy that the summers are growing longer and the days are getting hotter....

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Tallinn Nights, Better Days

Tallinn Nights, Better Days

  There are two guys with us here on this stand facing the beach. I say beach but don’t picture miles and miles of sand being washed over by soothing waves. It’s not like that. It’s a small strip of sand in the middle of Tallinn. But it’s nice. The two guys,...

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Thank Tourists for the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Thank Tourists for the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

I wake up early here. Normally it’s because the light is better. It makes photographs come alive. Now it’s because of a different reason as well: tourists. And yes, we’re tourists here too, and yes I’m also taking pictures. But you’ve got to have been to Tallinn’s old...

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Sound of Crabs

Sound of Crabs

“There’s this sound it makes when it goes over the crabs. It’s different.” We laugh, loudly. She’s right though. They have this funny-looking contraption. It’s a rake, yet longer, maybe 2,5 meters and they attached a sheet of chicken wire to it. And when you pull it...

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The Kid’s Are Alright

The Kid’s Are Alright

  From the rocks she jumps straight into the boat, no hesitation. Her little sister just did the same but came back. They talk to each other, maybe something about not being able to get the engine running. Because she tried and it wasn’t working. Now the older of the...

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Hello there! We are Ellis and Martijn, a couple traveling the world on a never-ending honeymoon.