We had a few weeks to spend in the good ole USA while getting visas for upcoming travels so we decided to make time to catch up with old friends. Becky was able to link up with a few friends around Boston and then we made a drive down to Washington, DC. Luckily for us,…Continue reading USA – Boston, MA & Washington, D.C.
After being informed that our contracts ended early, we decided it was time to take a break and relax at our place in Cuenca. It had been about five years since we last visited, so we spent the first couple of months doing apartment renovations. We will not bore you with the details, but we…Continue reading Ecuador – Cuenca & Vilcabamba
Home sweet home for several years of our lives, we have enjoyed the adventures of living in such a historic Central Asian country that is rich in history and seeped in legendary silk road lore. At times frustrating and other times rewarding, it is no easy feat to call Afghanistan home. We were lucky enough…Continue reading Afghanistan
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete surpassed our expectations. Prior to visiting, all we knew about Crete was the Minoan Palace of Knossos. But Crete offers so much more. Some of the island’s other highlights included the excellent seafood in its capital city of Heraklion, the mountain village of Kritsa’s church, pretty Agios Nikolaos,…Continue reading Greece – Crete
Well, we couldn’t stay away from Ethiopia! This incredibly diverse country fascinated us on our first trip here, and we have longed for a repeat visit ever since. Intrigued by other travelers’ ravings about the Danakil Depression (reputedly one of the remotest, most inhospitable, dry and barren regions on earth, with the added distinction of…Continue reading Ethiopia – Danakil Depression, Tigrai & Omo Valley