Tag: travel memoir

Condor in Peru

Natural Diversity of Peru

Last week on Twitter we delved into DIVERSITY on “The Road Less Travelled” (#TRLT). Because Peru is so diverse and multi ethnic, combining multiple heritages, they consider they are citizens of a national group rather than part of a heritage. The cuisine, the fashion, the historical one-of-a-kind gems, […]

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. […]

Guinea

Guinea Photo Essay

I have been to Guinea twice now and going back the second time, after our family’s unforgettable backpacking trip around the world, gave me a completely different view of the country. The first time I was beat up by the road and it was hard to see past […]

Perparing dinner in the Thar Desert

7 Cultural Mishaps to Avoid

Last Tuesday on “The Road Less Travelled” (#TRLT) Twitter chat we discussed CULTURE and its idiosyncrasies. In today’s societies it’s cultures that clash and can be the underlying antagonisms that create confusion, misunderstanding and missed connections. In this digital age we are more synced  than any other time […]

Tikal National Park

Guatemala Photo Essay

Ammon, Sasha and Mom joined up in Mexico and backpacked down to Guatemala together.  This is what Mom had to say about the trip. “It was amazingly fun to put the backpack back on and meet up with Ammon again after so many years. I was completely surprised […]