Living it up in Traverse City

traverse city

Week 76 Day 532 Quang Trach, Vietnam 17.8330° N, 106.4170° E We just made it to Phong Nha Farmstay where we will be taking off tomorrow for a 2 day trek through the Tu Lan Cave System.  It should be pretty epic so make sure to check back soon. But until then I’m trying to catch up with our fall …

Buyer Beware: Hidden costs #morefuninthephilippines

bohol pangloa island alona beach the philippines

  Week 76 Day 530 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 10.7500° N, 106.6667° E Prelude:  This post was actually written about a week ago, but given that the WIFI in the Philippines was so bad I couldn’t upload any photos.  We have now been in Vietnam for less than 6 hours and Tom has already used more bandwidth in that …

Road Tripping Through Namibia

Namibia Spitzkoppe

Week 36 Day 243 Johannesburg 26.2044° S, 28.0456° E We finished off our last week in Cape Town fighting the South African flu.  Talking with our flat mate from New York who had been in Cape Town for 3 months, apparently it’s only a matter of time before you catch it. I got hit hurt first and I would say …

Hiking Around Cape Town

hiking in cape town

Week 34 Day 232 Cape Town South Africa 33.9253° S, 18.4239° E Big Bay may have been the relaxing retreat Tom and I both needed, but since we’ve moved into Cape Town City proper there have been nothing but adventures! Our first night in town we headed to a Cape Town VS. New South Wales Rugby match. Given that every …

Wine Tasting In South Africa

wine tasting in Cape Town Stellenbosch

Week 33 Day 222 Cape Town South Africa 33.9253° S, 18.4239° E It’s turning to fall very quickly in South Africa, which is nice because I’ve never spent fall in a beach town and it’s a cool experience. It would be kind of nice if it was a little warmer, but there is still sun and it’s fun to have …