Kern River Wanderluck

Welcome Wanderers, to Wanderlust Wednesday! This is the final blog post about our recent Kern river camping trip because this week we're heading off on our next outdoor adventure...a houseboat on Lake Powell!We woke up to a whopping dose of Wanderluck! In case you’re new to the blog, (welcome!) Wanderluck is what we call it … Continue reading Kern River Wanderluck

Campground Focaccia and Friends

Welcome Wanderers! It's Wanderlust Wednesday here, so we're going to continue to share our Kern River camping adventure with you! Okay, okay, we can take a hint.  After two days of locals commenting “for people on vacation, you sure do work a lot!”  we decided to take a real day off.  Kind of.  We created video … Continue reading Campground Focaccia and Friends

River Camping and Finding Our True North

Welcome Wanderers! We were burned out and needed to find relief, so we packed up and left the city.  Two nights turned into a week, and here we are, on the rocky banks of the beautiful Kern River!  It’s hard to believe this place is just 3 hours away from Los Angeles.  Niels’ aunt had taken … Continue reading River Camping and Finding Our True North

Kindness Matters: Travel with a Positive Impact through Kind Traveler

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Gone Nocturnal

"Reykjavik's just trying to take your money" said the man at the rental car office. His face looked like he wanted to use stronger words. We were taking over the driver contract on the car Niels' sister had rented and had been driving us around in for a few days. He was trying to help … Continue reading Gone Nocturnal

A Sleep Amongst the Stars

There was one headlamp above me and 4 below. No sign of the glass pods attached to the sheer cliffs above the Sacred Valley of the Incas which we were ascending by via ferrata. The sun had been an unbelievable sight setting over the river and the steep mountains of the Andes it carved its … Continue reading A Sleep Amongst the Stars

Honeymooning Under Martial Law

So far, Peru is a paradox. It is both one of the quietest countries I've ever been in, and one of the loudest. In Lima, for every kind, welcoming smile we see, there is another passing in the street, filled with anger and resentment, or perhaps worse, total dejection. We've somehow found ourselves staying in … Continue reading Honeymooning Under Martial Law