Rainbow Mountain Peru Cusco

Hiking Rainbow Mountain from Cusco, Peru Rainbow Mountain, actually named Mount Vinicuna, has become one of the most popular day-trip activities from Cusco, Peru. There are hundreds of agencies in Cusco selling trips for the hike, often with overly-saturated photos that greatly misrepresent what Rainbow Mountain actually looks like. Before hiking, Sara and I, Read More

St Andrews Bay South Georgia

Stunning South Georgia South Georgia is arguably the most stunning place I’ve ever visited for wildlife and photography. Warning: This is a photo-heavy post but it’s worth the bandwidth! The island of South Georgia is only 165 kilometers long and <35km wide, but it contains incredible mountain landscapes, with peaks up to 2,934M, and, Read More

Cartagena Doors

Would you believe it’s worth traveling to Cartagena just to see the doors on people’s homes? The bright and colourful doors of Cartagena’s old town perfectly encapsulate the city’s warmth, vibrancy, and long history.  For that reason, this post is a brief photo-essay focused on Cartagena’s stunning doors. Scroll down and skip the reading, Read More

Why You Should Visit Terlingua, Texas Terlingua is probably the most underrated town in West Texas. The self-proclaimed “ghost town” is nestled between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend State Park, well removed from society. The closest town of any decent size is Presidio (pop. 4,426), nearly a two-hour drive away, meaning residents, Read More

Horseshoe Bend Photography

Where is Horseshoe Bend? Horseshoe Bend is a famous horseshoe-shaped meander in the Colorado River near Page, Arizona. After driving 10 minutes south from Page, Arizona, you’ll see a dirt road between mileposts 544 & 545 on the west side of Highway 89. There is a small dirt parking lot and the Horseshoe Bend, Read More

Traveling to Vagar, Faroe Islands Almost everyone visiting the Faroe Islands will visit Vagar (Vágar in Faroese) as Vagar is home to the only airport in the Faroe Islands. The International Airport is at the End of the Lake

Driving Big Bend Park • An Epic Texas Road Trip After Sara accepted a job teaching in Odessa, Texas, the first thing we did was determine where the nearest national park was. Less than a three-hour drive south of Midland / Odessa, on the border between Texas and Mexico, lies Big Bend National Park. Big, Read More

Hike South Rim Trail

Hiking Big Bend’s South Rim Trail The South Rim Trail is an extremely popular hike in the Chisos Basin Mountains of Big Bend National Park. It can be hiked over a looong day from the Chisos Basin Visitor Center but, not wanting to rush, we chose to hike the South Rim Trail as part, Read More

Hiking Big Bend’s Highest Mountain: Emory Peak Emory Peak is the highest mountain in Big Bend’s Chisos Mountains at 7825′ (2385M). The peak is named after William Emory, chief surveyor of the 1852 U.S. Boundary Survey team. Emory Peak, Big Bend National Park From the Chisos Mountains Parking lot, it is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6, Read More