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Sandra Morris
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Wife, sister, friend, child and youth advocate, environmental advocate, poet-at-heart, adventurer-at-heart, global citizen
Wife, sister, friend, child and youth advocate, environmental advocate, poet-at-heart, adventurer-at-heart, global citizen

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New Life Begins.....
The lemon yellow room with the white bunk beds looked out over the tall trees.  I loved the way the late afternoon sun made it almost glow, and the vantage point it provided for admiring the setting sun.  But those white beds, with their cheery, almost naut...

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Beginning with Gratitude
A few weeks back in our home city, I was wrestling with the mundane challenges of my return to regular life.  The beautiful vistas of Moorea and Bora Bora had been replaced with traffic jams on the 401, the grime and routine of daily urban living, and the s...

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The Start of A New Journey
I am sitting, not in a beautiful Polynesian bungalow, but in the less dramatic (but still beautiful) sitting room of our home in Toronto, contemplating one key question: Can I take what I learned from our extraordinary journey, and apply it to my life, in w...

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Reflections on a Ten Month Journey
I was sitting in my little Polynesian bungalow at the Hotel Kaveka, watching a slow-burning sunset after an afternoon of heavy rain, contemplating the pending conclusion of our more than ten month travel adventure, thinking: "Have I changed, as a result of ...

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Bora Bora: The Pearl of the Pacific
Bora Bora, the Pearl of the Pacific, is perhaps the bluest, truest dream of all.  On arriving at her small island airport, you are greeted by a most beautiful and unearthly site: the perfectly clear and, in places, milky aquamarine lagoon; and, just beyond,...

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Moorea: Heaven Must Look Like This
I was utterly entranced by beautiful Moorea: it is the place where I rediscovered joy, and felt the grace of genuine lovingkindness. From the moment I arrived at the Hotel Kaveka, and gazed out, from beneath the palm fronds, across Cook's Bay at majestic Mo...

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French Polynesia: A Bluetrue Dream Awake
Though I'd never visited before and had only seen pictures and heard some of the legends, the 7-year-old boy adventurer still alive and well in me had sights firmly set on the final destination of the voyage: French Polynesia.  And these spectacular islands...

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New Zealand: Going Home to Middle Earth
Kiwis and Canadians who have travelled to each other's countries will tell you there is something vaguely familiar about each place for the other.  And so it was with us: going to New Zealand felt like going home -- to a new, semi-tropical home, with better...

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New Zealand: Going Home to Middle Earth
Kiwis and Canadians who have travelled to each other's countries will tell you there is something vaguely familiar about each place for the other.  And so it was with us: going to New Zealand felt like going home -- to a new, semi-tropical home, with better...

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New Caledonia's Bluetrue Marine World
New Caledonia is a place of astonishing physical beauty and marine beauty; but, for me, will always be "the place where we saw the tiger shark."  A stunningly pretty blue-green archipelago, it is situated on the largest coral reef lagoon in the world, that ...
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