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
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We arrived at the castle well before check-in. Our plan was to stroll the grounds and explore the castle until our room was ready. Our drive through the Connemara region had been as breathtaking as promised by the locals and our family and friends who’d traveled Ireland, but we were ready to be out of … Continue reading Irish Honeymoon Fit for Royalty
"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
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
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