Tag: backpacking

Mauritius

Mauritius Photo Essay

“Mauritius – Lobster dinner, kitesurfing, beaches, swimming with wild dolphins, walking with lions and driving a segway on safari. Enough said!” – Savannah “Mauritius is a small African island nation just east of Madagascar.  Not the typical destination for a trip around southeast Asia.   As a personal rough rule of thumb […]

Mauritania Photo Essay

Mauritania definitely is not your typical travel destination. Our time spent in this hot, sandy country was far from a holiday. It was filled with adventure, camel rides through the Sahara Desert, unforgettable experiences and friendly people. In the capital city, Nouakchott, we were blown away by the […]

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 […]