Tag: world travel

Erbil

Iraq Photo Essay

My brothers have both been to Iraq but under very different circumstances.  Ammon of course went as a backpacker and Skylar as a USA Marine.  Ammon has lovely memories while Skyar unfortunately not. Ammon has this to say today: “Iraqi Kurdistan is another misunderstood and controversial piece of the political […]

Restaruant in Yazd

Iran Photo Essay

I have seen so much and yet there is so much more I haven’t.  We tried to get into Iran while we were in the area back in 2006 but were not able to get visa’s 😦 .  Although Ammon did finally get a visa and visit a […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]