Tag: family

Antarctica (the adventure)

You wouldn’t be very wrong if you thought Antarctica was just ice and penguins. But actually you have to think of it more like ICE! and PENGUINS!!!! because that’s pretty much how everyone feels on their first sight of this exotic land. We could barely hold ourselves still […]

Recife to Salvador

Continuing with Ammon and Sasha: So apparently my early trip planning wasn’t all that great. We rerouted once before and suddenly found ourselves needing to reroute again. This time it was to add places and try to kill time. With talk of meeting up with people along 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 […]

EXPLORATION – Uganda By Motorcycle

LAST WEEK on Twitter we explored the topic of EXPLORATION on “The Road Less Travelled” (#TRLT). I spent four years, between 2005-2009 with a 40lb backpack strapped to me, travelling The World via buses, trains, tuk-tuks, camels, horses, hitchhiking and even “highjacking” a Dutchman in his self-built overland […]

Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau Photo Essay

Guinea Bissau was a remarkably interesting and unique travel destination that we had the privilege of passing through on our overland journey circumnavigating Africa. We arrived on local transport via Senegal and exited eight days later into Guinea. We met so many new people who became friends, took […]

Danakil Depression

Ethiopia Photo Essay

When people think of Ethiopia they may imagine poverty, barren earth and children with flies crawling around their eyes. We travelled overland through Ethiopia from Kenya into Sudan. The Ethiopia we saw over three weeks was full of big smiles, gorgeous, green and mountainous landscapes. We camped in […]

There’s No Place Like Home

Terrible weather forced us to abort our skiing mission and drive home to Vancouver early on Friday. We had a wonderful sushi dinner with family and friends at our favorite, Yuko Maki. I’ll never forget the way my #1 fan, Melanee from Black Bond Books (the most amazing […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

  I hope everyone has been enjoying this bright and joyous holiday season by surrounding yourselves with loved ones. And if you’re not surrounded by loved ones, I hope that’s because you are out exploring the world. Mom and I spent Christmas Eve watching Downton Abbey until 7am. […]

What a year 2014 Recap

 Wow, it’s hard to believe that 2015 has snuck up on us so quickly. I bet we ALL can remember the hype of 2000 and the excitement that came with it, as if it was yesterday. I spent that special New Years with immediate and extended family in Whistler, […]