Tag: backpacking

Malta

Malta Photo Essay

Malta was an unexpected bonus on our 4-year-long family trip around the world. Aside from the beauty and history of Malta, it was the people we met there that made it so memorable. We stayed on the Island of Gozo with an incredibly interesting hospitality club host (at […]

Malawi

Malawi Photo Essay

After a couple of months travelling by overland truck in Africa, we were back on local transport in Malawi. Although our travel style was instantly less comfortable, it was an experience to be shoulder to shoulder with local men, women and children again. We visited the capital city, […]

Liberia

Liberia Photo Essay

  In 2008 my family backpacked through Liberia, only a few years after the recent and intense civil war they experienced in their country. We stayed with a lovely local family we found via Couch Surfing and they welcomed us into their home for a whopping three weeks […]

Lesotho

Lesotho Photo Essay

Lesotho is one of two countries landlocked within the country of South Africa, the other being Swaziland. It holds the record for being the country with the highest low point, that being 1,400 m. Of all the 111 countries I’ve visited Lesotho is the only one I haven’t […]

Lebanon

Lebanon Photo Essay

Another country I have yet to visit,  Ammon is yet again our hero and has been there and taken these photos for us. “Lebanon is a fascinating country and my week there based out of Beirut was not nearly long enough. It’s troubled modern history overshadows a rich […]

Latvia

Latvia Photo Essay

In 2016 mom and I departed on a fantastic last minute road trip through Scandinavia and The Baltic States. Latvia was a first for both of us and one of the stops of our 10-Country 10-Capital City road trip. We stayed in a very great location in the […]

Adventure

Adventure does not always have to be a grand round the world trip, an excursion to the top of mount Everest or a sailing trip across oceans. Some may envy others’ adventurous lifestyles but adventure is truly in the eye of the beholder. A trip to the grocery […]