Tag: world travel

Bogota to Cartagena

Ammon and Sasha contiune on: With Mom now in tow we wanted to make a nice impression. Unfortunately Bogota was not the place to do that. Of all the capitals we visited Bogota was our least favourite. It is a huge city (one of the most populous in […]

Cusco, Peru

Continuing through Peru with Ammon and Sasha: Returning to Cusco we opted to rent a nice little airbnb apartment rather than risk another bad hotel. It was a nice choice for us and enabled us to cook our own food and hide away from most of the hassle. […]

Uyuni to La Paz, Bolivia

Continue the journey with Ammon and Sasha: Having experienced the salt flats, we gave ourselves 2 nights to recover and get reorganized in Uyuni before moving on. While in Uyuni we made a quick day trip to Pulacayo, a mining semi-ghost town nearby. Nestled in the hills above […]

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Join Ammon and Sasha for more adventures: From La Rioja we took an overnight bus to Jujuy, then jumped on another bus directly to the border, 5 hours away. Along the way we picked up a few other travelers including Andrea, a solo Swiss traveler who we decided […]

Buenos Aires

The honeymoon continues with Ammon and Sasha: Over and over again I have heard of Buenos Aires (BA) as one of the best cities in the world and easily everyone’s favourite capital in Latin America so I had high expectations without really understanding why. Our approach by ferry […]

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 […]