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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 […]

High over the Rockie Mountains

TEXTURES of TRAVEL

Travel is all about enhancing the senses. In its basic form travel is about going on a wild ride to discover textures of the world. Watch the waves crash and foam on sandy shores as you journey coast to coast, marvel at the jagged peaks of barren ridges […]

Indonesia Photo Essay

Again this weeks country is on my wish list.  Mom, Ammon and Dad have all been there though. This is what they say about it: What a beautiful country with its 17000+ islands, excellent diving,  more volcanoes than anywhere else, rare animals, exotic ruins and 8 UNESCO World Heritage […]

Gadsisar Lake

India Photo Essay

India is a whirl of magic and chaos. Aromas, delicious and putrid hit you like a brick in the face. Colours bright, bold and glittering wash over you in a wave as you walk the streets. Traffic is an ever-changing, waving sea around you. Tuktuks, pedestrians, rickety bicycles, […]

Iceland Photo Essay

This is a destination I am excited to see some day. Thanks to Ammon, the only one in the family that has managed to reach this beautiful country, for all the great photos. This is what Ammon has to say about it. “Iceland is a very rewarding destination. […]

Helsinki Cathedral

Finland Photo Essay

 This summer (2016) Mom and I did an amazing road trip from The Netherlands to 10 countries, 10 capital cities. Our journey took us through all Scandinavia and The Baltic State countries. We arrived in Helsinki via Tallink Silja Cruiseline from Stockholm, Sweden. Finland was a definite highlight […]

SAINT LUCIA in PARADISE RIDGE

We made it safely to Saint Lucia, country #109,    and had a gorgeous 45 minute drive with a private chauffeur who was extremely friendly, informative and enthusiastic about his country. He took us to the steps of the Ladera Resort where we were welcomed with smiles, cold […]

On Our Way

I just wanted to say a final farewell as I spend my last hours in The Netherlands as a single woman. If you missed the announcement on my social media accounts, Kees and I are flying to ST LUCIA to get married!!!! Our destination wedding will take place […]

Amsterdam

Achievements

Today we celebrate our 3 year anniversary on “The Road Less Travelled” (#TRLT) Twitter chat! I can not believe that three years ago Shane Dallas and I founded this amazing chat and have not missed a single week in all that time! I don’t think either of us ever […]

Djibouti Photo Essay

Ammon is again the only one of the family to has been to Djibouti so this is his story.  Someday I will get there too I hope. Djibouti. It is a small Arab mostly desert country, home to a lot of foreign military bases and NGO-type organizations but […]

Chad Photo Essay

Another Central African country I have not yet had the pleasure of visiting. This Photo Essay I post vicariously through my amazing brother, Ammon who had the opportunity to travel to Chad a few years ago. Here are his words about his experience. Enjoy his CHAD photo essay! “Well, […]