Tag: backpacking. family

venders in Gambia

Gambia Photo Essay

Though our stay in The Gambia was quite short, just 8 days, we made many memories there and met a lot of new friends. We stayed with a wonderful family who hosted all 6 of us (my entire family!) through Couch Surfing. It was here with their family […]

countryside of Gabon

Gabon Photo Essay

Gabon was an amazing experience and has so many intense and incredible memories, some of the best material I simply MUST keep top secret for the book series! I loved visiting countries I’d never heard of before because it’s like a a piece of the world map lights […]

Havana, Cuba

Cuba Photo Essay

Unfortunately I have not yet been to Cuba but LUCKILY someone in my family has been. Earlier this year, Ammon and Sasha went to Cuba and this is what he has to say about Cuba: “Cuba is a hard country to write about without getting political because it […]

Sihptromatum Series

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

I’ve been distant and dishonest. I realized it last week when I received a message from one of my biggest and youngest fans, Nicole Martel. She discovered my book series when she met me at one of my book signings in Vancouver, Canada. You may remember her from […]

croatia

Croatia Photo Essay

We visited Croatia so many years ago on our family’s crazy four year adventure around the world. I think it was actually the SHORTEST stay in any country of that trip but that had nothing to do with our lack or interest. We stopped for a night in […]

Congo

Congo

We passed through Congo in just a few days. Despite a short visit, Congo made a lasting impression. A country full of barbed-wire, armed guards and police in the streets, patrols, dirt roads, river crossings, smiling children running next to our trucks, vast landscapes, bug bites and my […]