Meet the Monsooners to Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau!

 Introducing our next group of monsooners joining me for my first West African monsoon since Mali!. . . And I'm especially grateful to those returning with me --Evan Danek, 9 time monsooner to Off The Eastern Coast Of Africa / The Indian Ocean, North...

Galápagos Day 5: North Seymour

 On our last morning and right before our 11am flights back to Guayaquil and Quito, we woke up at an early 6am call for a quick last minute morning visit to North Seymour: An island formed at the same time and by the same process - an uplifting of undersea lava -...

Galápagos Day 4: Santiago & Bartolomé

 For our fourth and last full day in the Galápagos, we arrived at Sullivan Bay on the eastern coast of Santiago Island.  Here we took a break from all the fearless wildlife and focused instead on the lesser known geology and volcanic origins of the...

Galápagos Day 3: Genovesa & Darwin Bay

  After a 5-6 hour sail last night to reach the northern island of Genovesa by 2am, we woke up to a 7th grade science throwback: Darwin Bay is a must-visit site for evolution supporters and birdwatchers.  Starting with a 9am landing on a white...

Galápagos Day 2: Santa Cruz

 The next morning we woke up for breakfast and coffee ... along with a sea lion who hitched a ride on our boat with friends last night and had kept some of us up!  Our first stop this morning was Black Turtle cove, which we could only reach by our...

Galápagos Day 1: Baltra Island & South Plaza

 Our Galápagos adventure begins! After a full day in Guayaquil, we woke up at 6:30am and headed first thing in the morning to GYE airport on the domestic side. Once arriving at departures, we registered and paid the $100 USD in cash (they only accept cash)(...

Gua-Wh-yaquil Always Travel

 So what's life like after publishing your first book?  Staying grounded for an abnormally long 3 months (it's not often you get a book out in the world!), I took the edge off with 2 weekends of camping.  However, very little else...

Mykines: A Puffin Disney World

  As Bruce was leaving a day earlier, we took that as an opportunity to not only drop him off with a free ride to the airport on Vagar island and then continue onwards for 10:45am Ferry #36 at Sørvágur. Bruce's flight departure, however, was then delayed an hour,...

“Suðuroy” For a Day Trip To Beinisvørð

  This morning we headed out for our 10:00am Ferry from Tórshavn to Tvøroyri. For a group size of 10 or more, we recommend booking ahead of time (at least 2 weeks) by emailing bilegging@ssl.fo for an inquiry.  Because we had 7 folks in 2 cars, we booked online on...

No Time To Kalsoy

 Our road trip around the Faroe Islands continues! This morning we set off for the 40 minutes' drive to the village of Klaksvík on the island of Borðoy. On the way you'll drive through the world's first underwater roundabout of...
The Tromsø Card

The Tromsø Card

 After 6 days off the grid in Svalbard, 5 of our 15 decided to join my whimsical decision to visit Tromsø on the way back home.After a dramatic goodbye and making up for missing our bus to the airport, 6 of us took the 2:45pm flight out from Longyearbyen to...

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