Cinque Terre

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Basalt, Colorado USA 39.3582° N, 107.0186° W Often when I’m planning trips, I refer to pinterest for picturesque sites I too would love to photograph. One such area I found via pinterest was Cinque Terre.  Cinque Terre is a coastal area of 5 towns connected by hiking trails and train.  Cars are banned from the town making them hard to …

Ireland Road Trip

Ireland Road Trip

Week 114 Day 661 Roma, Italy 41.9000° N, 12.5000° E There are so many places on Tom’s and my bucket list in Europe, so it was really difficult to make our itinerary.  Tom’s mom is full Irish and lived in Ireland herself for a year while she was in high school.  Tom has grown up hearing countless stories of the …

Our Month on Koh Phangan

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Week 92 Day 633 Bangkok 13.7563° N, 100.5018° E One of the things I’m always interested in is WHY someone visits the place they do. Often times, it because it’s part of the backpacker’s circle known for a good party or somewhere famous like Rome or Angkor Wat where you go for the history. There are a million sights to see, …

Thailand Island Hopping Begins with Koh Tao

Koh Tao

Week 90 Day 617 Chiang Mai 18.7953° N, 98.9986° E After spending a week in Cambodia hanging out in Siem Reap and visiting Angkor Wat, we finally hit Thailand. I say finally, because after almost 2 months of non-stop travel through the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia we finally hit a spot to call “home” for the next 2 1/2 …

Ha Long Bay Cruise – Do’s and Don’ts

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Week 78 Day 547 Hanoi, Vietnam 21.0333° N, 105.8500° E We just got back from our Ha Long Bay Cruise and the experience was pretty amazing, but not without a couple hiccups. We went during the rainy season in February so the normal contrast of green cover karst cliffs with the beautiful blue water you normally see in pictures wasn’t …