[recapping our trip, 317 days in] On Sunday, March 19, we took a short flight west from Quito, to Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos. Visiting the Galapagos Islands was a complete dream come true, with so much unique wildlife to experience and see while we were there, we had a really great time. (Before reading […]
[Recapping our trip, 297 days in] On Thursday, March 2, we finally headed out from Rio de Janeiro, exhausted from the Carnaval season. Thanks to 7,500 British Airways Avios and a small copay per person, we had access to a nice free flight to the western border with Paraguay and Argentina, at the amazing Iguaçu Falls. These […]
On Sunday, February 5, 2017, we fulfilled our biggest longshot goal (by a mile) and landed on Easter Island. Everything about it was incredible, and we’ll break down everything it took to get us there, as well as try to describe what it was like during their annual Tapati Festival. Where is Easter Island and […]
[Recapping our trip, 265 days in] On Monday, January 23, 2017, we traded in our New Zealand rental car for a Spaceship. If that sentence caught you a little off-guard, then perhaps I should explain that when I say we drove a “Spaceship” around New Zealand, I mean one of these fun little vans. With […]
[Recapping our trip, 256 days in] After a quick overnight flight from Adelaide (via Melbourne), we arrived in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday, January 14, 2017! This was the first time for either of us to visit New Zealand, and we couldn’t wait. We have plenty of friends who have visited, and not a single one […]
At Swayambhunath, a religious area just outside of the Thamel neighborhood of Kathmandu, a large amount of monkeys live – climbing the trees and temples, and relaxing on the steps. They are not nearly as aggressive as the ones that I encountered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.