Marsyangdi, Nepal, travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, photography, Annapurna Circuit, trekking in Nepal, Pokhara, Annapurna Sanctuary, Annapurna I, Himalaya, Himalayan Mountains, Tibet, Prayer Flags, people of Nepal, Mustang, Manaslu, 8,000 meter mountains, Manang, Muktinath, Dhaulagiri,

ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT PHOTO GALLERY: PART 2

After the village of Manang the real hard work began as we climbed and crossed Thorung La Pass at 5,415m on a beautiful, sunny day. We followed that up with a much-deserved rest day in Muktinath before...
Annapurna Circuit

TREKKING THE ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT

Twenty days spent among some of the world's tallest peaks; 113 miles trekked in rice terraces, alpine forests and desert terrain; 17,769 feet of altitude reached on a snow-covered mountain pass; 45 cups of...
Marsyangdi, Nepal, travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, photography, Annapurna Circuit, trekking in Nepal, Pokhara, Annapurna Sanctuary, Annapurna I, Himalaya, Himalayan Mountains, Tibet, Prayer Flags, people of Nepal, Mustang, Manaslu, 8,000 meter mountains, Manang, Muktinath, Dhaulagiri,

Annapurna Circuit Photo Gallery: Part 1

Trekking in Nepal was something both of us were excited to experience on this trip and it didn't disappoint. Mark shot over 2,900 photos on the Annapurna Circuit alone and was then faced with the daunting task...
Mark and Britnee Johnston of One World One Year

BLOG HOP: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BRITNEE & MARK

This week we were honored to be part of Twelve Countries' Blog Hop: a short Q&A that lets us talk about our writing and share some of our favorite bloggers. The couple who featured us, Scott and Emily,...
Europe, Travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, Photography, Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Suleymaniye Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower, Golden Horn, Galata, Galata Bridge, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern,

HAGIA SOPHIA AND MORE

**SPOLIER ALERT: STOP READING IF YOU DON'T WANT ANY SPOILERS FROM DAN BROWN'S INFERNO! I couldn't stop turning the pages of Inferno, which is usually the case for anyone reading a Dan Brown book. Found in a...
Europe, Travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, Photography, Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Suleymaniye Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower, Golden Horn, Galata, Galata Bridge, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern,

TURKEY PHOTO GALLERY

After a bumpy start to our stay in Istanbul--our hostel was shut down by police due to a burglary and rioting right outside--we settled down with new friends and got to sightseeing. This historic city, a...
The Magic Bus, Istanbul

LAST RIDE ON THE MAGIC BUS

The closer we got to visiting Istanbul the more we read and worried about the continuing conflict in Syria, which by that point had reached the Turkish border. Our initial plans to travel east to visit such...
Europe, Travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, Photography, Santorini, Oia, Sunset, Greece, Perissa, Fira, Thera, Ancient Thera, Red Bull Art of Motion, Art of Motion,

GREECE PHOTO GALLERY

After a few days exploring Athens we took caught a nine-hour ferry ride to the island of Santorini where we finally found the rest and relaxation we were in great need of. Four months into this trip we happily...
Oia, Santorini

6 DAYS IN SANTORINI

I can't sit still for more than five minutes if it's a glorious day outside and there's trails to hike, walls to climb, bikes to ride, etc. So all that laying-around-in-sand nonsense that happens on beaches...