Dave Matthews needs a guitar well beyond the average because it is his tool for making a living, and not a bad one at that. I too dreamed of owning a guitar that would knock a few ceiling tiles from Carnegie Hall with it's room-filling sound, but now that I am a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines and my weekly living allowance is equivalent to what some might spend on a Buffy the Vampire Slayer dvd box set I realize I must be more resourceful. This is the story of how I downloaded Dave Matthews' guitar from the internet. And you'd be surprised that I didn't need DSL, I did it with a crackling dial up connection and an amazing guitar maker named Jun Reputana in the province of Bohol.
Raja Ampat has been on my list of dream dive destinations ever since I began learning about the Coral Triangle when I was in the Peace Corps in the Philippines.So when the chance came up to join friends Jos and Lida on their boat the Seven Seas in January 2018, ...READ MORE