Sink or Swim Contest Update

We’ve had about 30 draft submissions to our Sink or Swim contest. Contestants now have until Dec 5th to submit their final revisions to us at . Until then, we’d like to encourage everyone to join the discussion over at …



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(1) sinkorswim@seasteading.org
URL: mailto:sinkorswim@seasteading.org

(2) our Sink or Swim partner page
URL: http://www.humanipo.com/partner.php?id=32

(3) read more
URL: http://seasteading.org/blogs/main/2010/11/11/sink-or-swim-contest-update


Governing Seasteads: An Outline of the Options – by Brad Taylor

TSI has published its first . Written by economics intern and author Brad Taylor, the paper covers a range of topics from policy models to structures of governance. From the paper’s introduction:(1) research paper on seastead governance URL: http://www.seasteading.org/files/research/governance/Taylor_2010_GoverningSeasteads.pdf (2) …



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(1) research paper on seastead governance
URL: http://www.seasteading.org/files/research/governance/Taylor_2010_GoverningSeasteads.pdf

(2) Thousand Nations
URL: http://athousandnations.com/

(3) read more
URL: http://seasteading.org/blogs/main/2010/11/09/governing-seasteads-an-outline-options-brad-taylor


Have a Jazzy Thanksgiving on a Mexican Riviera Beach

Playa Mamitas in Playa del Carmen, site of the Riviera Maya Jazz FestivalThanksgiving is a lovely family holiday, but sometimes, it’s nice to do something a little different. Why not think about spending this Thanksgiving in the Mexican Riviera? It’d …



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(1) Riviera Maya Jazz Festival
URL: http://www.rivieramayajazzfestival.com/2010/

(2) ozens of gorgeous beaches in Playa del Carmen
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/blog/playa-del-carmen-beach-mexico.html

(3) Xcaret Water Park
URL: http://attractions.uptake.com/mexico/quintana_roo/playa_del_carmen/xcaret_27653177.html

(4) GersonGC
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gersongc/3158320467/

(5) noticaribe
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/noticaribe/3643171902/


Oregon Beaches That Allow Bonfires

Cape Blanco State ParkLast week, Sebastien Tobler wrote . Being from Southern California, I got very reminiscent of my bonfire days in San Diego. It’s just such a lovely thing to do year-round. The problem is, I now live in …



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(1) blogged about Los Angeles beaches that allows bonfires
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/blog/los-angeles-beaches-come-on-baby-light-my-bonfire.html

(2) Oregon beaches
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/oregon.html

(3) Cape Blanco State Park
URL: http://attractions.uptake.com/parks/oregon/port_orford/cape_blanco_state_park_8067978.html

(4) Sunset Bay State Park
URL: http://attractions.uptake.com/parks/oregon/coos_bay/sunset_bay_state_park_11472953.html

(5) Cannon Beach
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/oregon/coos_bay/with/what-cannon+beach.html

(6) Nhealem Bay State Park
URL: http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_201.php

(7) Sand Beach
URL: http://www.traveloregon.com/Explore-Oregon/Oregon-Coast/Outdoor-Recreation/Camp-Oregon/Camping/Sandbeach-Campground.aspx

(8) Clinton Steeds
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwsteeds/1336102922/

(9) semarr
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwsteeds/1336102922/


Top Five Places for Winter Surfing (Coastal Living)

Black’s Beach in San Diego Those of us who haven’t yet learned how to surf (like me) often think that the best time of year to surf is summer. For me, part of the problem stems from the movie that …



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(1) The Endless Summer
URL: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060371/

(2) Coastal Living
URL: http://www.coastalliving.com/travel/top-five-winter-surf-spots-00400000032406/

(3) Black’s Beach
URL: http://attractions.uptake.com/california/san_diego/black_s_beach_24435907.html

(4) Maybe it’s time to take a lesson, put on a wet suit and try something new
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/blog/top-ten-beaches-learn-to-surf.html

(5) Edgephotos78
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/46874527@N03/4300920969/in/photostream/


Atlantic Beach, Florida Finally Approves New Dog Park

Playing Pooches at La PlayaAbout two weeks ago, the City Commission of finally approved plans for a dog park. The funny thing about this is that dog owners have been using this park for months now already. The dog park …



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(1) Atlantic Beach
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/florida/atlantic_beach/atlantic_beach_19414462.html

(2) including those at the beach
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/blog/top-ten-dog-friendly-beaches.html

(3) fantastic dog parks at the beach
URL: http://beaches.uptake.com/-

(4) Mike Baird
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3823583545/


It’s Warming Up on Australia’s Beaches

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, most of us have stored away our summer clothes for good (unless you live in ridiculous Southern California — .) However, in the Southern Hemisphere, the weather is now very late Spring, which means that …



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(1) last week was very warm
URL: http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/monthly/USCA0982

(2) Queensland
URL: http://attractions.uptake.com/australia/queensland.html

(3) Sunshine Coast
URL: http://lodging.uptake.com/blog/beach-club-mooloolaba-australia.html

(4) Kevgibbo
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevgibbo/705060741/

(5) kevgibbo
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevgibbo/705748182

(6) kevwhelen
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinwhelan/205950290/


Storms rage

Safe and sound, a Seal pup on the Farnes Grey Seal pup on Brownsman Woodcock – one of several moving through todayTuesday 9th November comments: Its been an epic day as the storm raged and the sea boiled, whilst the …



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Fright night…

Staple Island with a difference… (Graeme Duncan) Keeping pup safe – a mother on Brownsman with Longstone in background (Graeme Duncan) Monday 8th November comments: If you’ve seen the forecast, you know what is happening. For those who haven’t, look …



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Deer Island

Florida’s island market presents many excellent opportunities to purchase a tropical island within the confines of American Laws, which are often more friendly toward ownership and development than other island regions.One of the newest island to come on the market …



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(1) Private Island Online
URL: http://www.privateislandsonline.com/deer-island-florida.htm


Islands Under a Million

Today marks the first in a series of islands I will be featuring of islands under a million dollars. The first island is Helena Island located in prestigious Muskoka Ontario.  The private 1.25 acre island  with wind swept white pines, …



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(1) Private Islands Online.
URL: http://www.privateislandsonline.com/helena-island.htm


Low Impact Island Rental

Luxist recently featured Eustatia Island on their website. An amazing 26-acre private estate, Eustatia Island is lovated in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). This remote, environmentally friendly island property is situated near the North Sound of Virgin Gorda and one of only …



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(1) Luxist
URL: http://www.luxist.com/2010/10/23/rent-eustatia-island/


Kiwi Knights

Earlier this year (2010), two guys from New Zealand set out on a hike. Okay, not unusual for “Kiwis”. They seem to like hiking. But, this trek is somewhat unique as it follows the path of the Templar Knights which …



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(1) TravelBlogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com

(2) Kiwi Knights
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/blogs/kiwi-knights

(3) No comment
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/blogs/kiwi-knights#comments

(4) Blogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/categories/blogs

(5) cultural experiences
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/cultural-experiences

(6) Europe
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/europe

(7) hiking
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/hiking

(8) Hisory
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/hisory

(9) living on the road
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/living-on-the-road

(10) New Zealand
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/new-zealand

(11) Templar Knights
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/templar-knights


Teaching the Rich in Moscow

Moscow – Souvenirs by I was met by two large security guards and asked to walk to the house. I did some teaching at a mega rich Russian family a few weeks ago. A driver collected me and drove me …



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(1) Sabrina Kammeier
URL: http://sabrinakam.travellerspoint.com/115/

(2) TravelBlogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com

(3) Teaching the Rich in Moscow
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/articles/teaching-the-rich-in-moscow

(4) One comment
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/articles/teaching-the-rich-in-moscow#comments

(5) Articles
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/categories/articles

(6) cultural experiences
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/cultural-experiences

(7) education
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/education

(8) expat life
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/expat-life

(9) Moscow
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/moscow

(10) Russia
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/russia


Love & Paella

Love & Paella was “done birthed” by Sarah Gonski (her words) while she and her husband (The Mister) spent a summer traveling around Africa in 2008. After returning home, it did not take long to hatch a new travel plan …



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(1) TravelBlogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com

(2) Love & Paella
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/blogs/love-paella

(3) No comment
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/blogs/love-paella#comments

(4) Blogs
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/categories/blogs

(5) Africa
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/africa

(6) couples
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/couples

(7) cultural experiences
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/cultural-experiences

(8) education
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/education

(9) Europe
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/europe

(10) living abroad
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/living-abroad

(11) Spain
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/spain

(12) United States
URL: http://www.travelblogs.com/tags/united-states


Partying with oldies

In Granada the overnight temperature got down to about 1 degree and I was the coldest I’ve ever been My sleeping bag was super cheap and is not very warm. My toes were so cold and numb that I thought …



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14 Nov Port Macquarie

well we arrived in Port Macquarie to broken sunshine and was intrigued seems this is meant to be one of the most popular tourist destinations on the NSW coast and evidence of the convict history……..although the first night was dedicated …



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Rajasthan Continued….

Thursday 28 OctoberWe leave Jaisalmer this morning and head out through the dusty desert towards Jodhpur a city of approximately 500000 inhabitants. The desert I see from the road is a lot different to the desert in Morocco the Indian …



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