One of the most obvious and accessible ways to get a sense of a place and its culture is through… Read more Food for Thought
Cuenca: A Day in the Life
Each weekday morning, we walk an hour to school. I did not expect I’d be saying that in my retirement!… Read more Cuenca: A Day in the Life
Day 1 of 3,650
The day begins with the bed shaking us awake. Having lived in San Francisco, Rachel quickly identifies the rumble and… Read more Day 1 of 3,650
Next Stop: Ecuador!
At the end of November, all of our planning and preparing ends and our adventure takes flight. We will fly… Read more Next Stop: Ecuador!
Why a duck?
When Olive Duck came into our lives it was as a joke. We were dropping off yet another car-load of… Read more Why a duck?
New Mexico Photo Gallery
Our last stop on the Great Western Tour was Albuquerque, with its wide blue sky, Sandia mountains, adobe architecture, and… Read more New Mexico Photo Gallery
Colorado Photo Gallery
Driving east from Utah, we passed into Colorado, visiting family and seeing the Rockies in Steamboat Springs and Denver. Check… Read more Colorado Photo Gallery
Utah Photo Gallery
We flew from Oregon to Utah in mid-October to continue our Western U.S. tour, starting in Salt Lake City, then… Read more Utah Photo Gallery
Oregon Photo Gallery
After leaving Maine, we spent a week in New England and a week in Oregon. In the Photos area of… Read more Oregon Photo Gallery
“So how does it feel to be rootless?” The question was asked in a lighthearted way, while sharing a meal… Read more Roots
Farewell Maine, Hello…?
In September, we knew that our days in Maine were numbered. Temperatures began to drop, leaves started their colorful celebration… Read more Farewell Maine, Hello…?
The Things We Carry
When I think about traveling with luggage, the image of a snail comes to mind. A snail carries his home… Read more The Things We Carry
Curious? We decided to create a new area on our site where from time to time we can post photos… Read more Photo Gallery
Last summer Al and I happened upon duck eggs for sale at a farm. We were blown away by the… Read more Duck Eggs
As we headed north in our packed car, for our final drive together from our former home in the suburbs… Read more Small Town
Update: Plans A, B, and C
Well, here we are in late August, closing in on our intended launch date for our first year of travel,… Read more Update: Plans A, B, and C
A New Way of Living
This summer I’ve had a recurring dream: I’m going to college but never make it to class. I’m not keeping… Read more A New Way of Living
Presenting: The List!
One of the first questions we get when people learn of our plan is: What’s your first country? Usually that’s… Read more Presenting: The List!