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Words from the Wise

EricUyuni

  A friend of ours, whom we met in South America, posted this on Facebook the other day. As we can relate to almost everything he says from our own travel experiences, I feel the need to pass this onto you.  For all of our friends out there that have kids, please pay particular attention to #7.  Eric couldn't be any more correct on this one!   Eric's Post:   Two years ago...


Annapurna, here we come!

Going to be short and sweet here.  Just wanted to update our non-Facebook readers. We're going off the grid for a little while again.  Tomorrow morning we leave for a 2.5 week 100+ mile hike through the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal. With that said, we'd like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, my brother Erik a Happy 33rd Birthday, and a "Happy 2 year On-The-Road Anniversary" to ourselves. ...


West to East Coast Photo Essay

MormonRowGrandTeton

We spent nearly 3.5 months traveling from Virginia to Hawaii, and only 1 month on the return, but we still managed to see and do a lot of cool things.  Check out our East to West Coast Photo Essay if you haven't already, but in the meantime enjoy our travels through America's heartland! Hanuama Bay on Oahu, Hawaii.  Known for it's snorkeling. USS Missouri is part of the Pearl Harbor memori...


On the Photo Front

For those of you that follow us on Facebook, you can just ignore this post.  Over the past month I've already updated you on the following. Anyways, for those of you that are not part of the evil world of Facebook, I have some semi-exciting news....well, at least it's semi-exciting for me.  Mainly because I have no idea how these companies came across our website, and the media within. For...


East to West Coast Photo Essay

AlgonquinSunset

  We’ve made it as far west as we intend to go so it’s time to head back east, starting with our flight back to the mainland (from Hawaii) tomorrow.   You may be wondering what we’ve been up to during our 3.5 months of travel in the States (and parts of Canada).  The highlight has definitely been catching up with friends and family that we haven’t seen for years, or in some case...


World Trip Leg #2 Round-up (1st Half): Europe

ParthenonLeg2Featured

[travelmap-map height=400 maptype="terrain" first=66 last=138] For "Round-Up" purposes, we've divided Leg 2 of our World Trip into two segments.  We spent nearly 9 months abroad on this Leg, with the first half being in Europe and touching into western Asia.  We'll cover this segment in this post.  The second half was overlanding through Africa, which we'll follow up on at a later date.  ...


AFRICA to the USA… and beyond

Bryan here.  Just wanted to give everyone an update of where we are and our future plans. Those that are on Facebook already know part of what I'm about to say, but we realize that not everyone has subjected themselves to the evil world of Facebook. Well, our 4.5 months in Africa are coming to an end soon. We're currently in Swakopmund, Namibia (a small German settlement on the west coast of ...


Christmas 2005?

happyholidays

Bryan here.... we have to be very quick since we're about to set off again.  We're currently in Aksum, Ethiopia.   We just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!  Unfortunately for us, we have to wait 14 more days 'til Christmas.  Ethiopia is on a 13 month calendar.  So today is Tahsas 15, 2005 and Christmas will be celebrated on January 7th. Kristin's been workin...


Featured Blog of the Week

  We were selected as Global from Home's Abroad Blog of the Week. Click on any of the links to see our interview with the host, Elise. We are currently traveling through Georgia (the country) and have had trouble finding internet. We will catch you up on our adventures soon!  And anyone that's come to our page from Elise's, WELCOME!    



World Trip Leg #1 Round-up: South America & Antarctica

KristinBryanSAbookUyuni

    [travelmap-map height=400 maptype="terrain" first=2 last=64] FACTS Start Date: November 30, 2011 (Washington, D.C. to Bogota, Colombia) End Date: June 5, 2012 (Quito, Ecuador to Washington, D.C.) Duration: 187 days (6+ months) Total Spent: $24,467 * Average per person per day: $65.42 * Transportation Cost: $9,658 ** Transportation Duration: 608.5 Hours! (Over 25...


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