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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 […]

Antarctica (the background)

More adventures with Ammon and Sasha: I think everyone, even non-travelers have some preconceived notion of Antarctica. Few places can inspire the same degree of awe and dread or have so many stories of tragedy and heroism during its early exploration. It is the coldest, driest, windiest and […]

Chiloe, Chile

The honeymoon continues with Ammon and Sasha: Back on our own again we flew to Puerto Montt and immediately jumped on a bus to Castro, the main city on the island of Chiloe. Although Chiloe is only separated from the mainland by a 2km wide channel, culturally and […]

Central Chile

The adventure continues with Ammon and Sasha: Chile has recently been blessed with budget airlines and it is now possible to fly some stretches of the country for the same or less than the price of a bus. Rather than paying more for a 20 hour bus, we […]

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 […]