We were happy to stop and dismount for an incredible view across the Erg Chebbi dunes as sunset approached.

Morocco Desert Tour Photo Gallery

We were fortunate to land $450 round-trip tickets from Salt Lake City to Morocco this May. Starting in Marrakech, we then traveled in a private 4x4 on a four-day desert tour with Camel Trekking Excursions....
The terraces and ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru.

PERU PHOTO GALLERY: MACHU PICCHU

A visit to Machu Picchu was the icing on our year-long travel cake. While we would have loved to trek one of the beautiful routes to the ruins, at that point in our journey we lacked the energy and money to do...
Dancers fill the Plaza de Armas during the celebration of Cruz Velacuy in Cusco, Peru.

PERU PHOTO GALLERY: PUNO TO CUSCO

We departed Bolivia and entered Peru in the town of Yunguyo. From there it was a short bus ride to Puno, where we spent a few days resting and exploring Lake Titicaca. On to Cusco to witness the colorful...
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.

BOLIVIA PHOTO GALLERY

From San Pedro de Atacama in Chile we crossed into Bolivia by jeep, taking three days to explore magnificent landscapes on the way to Salar de Uyuni. With seven of us packed into at Toyota Land Cruiser, we...
Valle de la Luna outside San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA PHOTO GALLERY

After getting cold in Patagonia, we were back in shorts and flip flops in the Atacama Desert during our stay in San Pedro de Atacama. We felt right at home visiting the surrounding red-rock landscapes that...
Wind-swept trees along the trail in Torres del Paine, Chile.

PATAGONIA PHOTO GALLERY

It was quite a detour to get to the "end of the world" but it was worth it. We made the long journey to Punta Arenas with plans of visiting Torres del Paine and were rewarded with a window of wonderful weather...
The Sydney Opera House, Australia.

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND PHOTO GALLERY

Our stops in Australia and New Zealand were no more than glorified layovers with just three days in Sydney and six in Queenstown. But we still managed to thoroughly enjoy ourselves and are already dreaming of...
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VIETNAM PHOTO GALLERY: PART 2

We ended our Vietnam road trip with a nice rest on the beach in Nha Trang before continuing by train to Danang and the beautiful town of Hoi An. There we parted ways with Britnee's father, Thuc, and his...
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VIETNAM PHOTO GALLERY: PART 1

Part of our time in Vietnam we spent road tripping from Biên Hua — near Ho Chi Minh in the south — up to Hội An with Britnee's father and his girlfriend. Along the way we stopped in the beach/fishing...
Toul Sleng, Phnom Penh, Angkor,  Cambodia, travel, SE Asia, South East Asia, Temple, Ruins, Khmer, Tomb Raider Temple, Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Bayon, The Killing Fields, The Killing Field at Choeung Ek, Siem Reap

CAMBODIA PHOTO GALLERY

On our first visit to Cambodia, we followed the well-worn tourist track starting from the temples of Angkor outside Siem Reap. Making the most of a seven-day pass, we rode tuk tuks and bicycles and wandered...
Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

THAILAND PHOTO GALLERY

By the time we left Thailand, we couldn't believe that two whole months had passed. The first month we spent relaxing and exploring a number of beaches and islands between Phuket and Krabi. The second month we...
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KATHMANDU PHOTO GALLERY

The chaos of Kathmandu had exhausted us by the end of our second long stay in the city, but it provided some nice photos when we put in the effort to explore the madness. Here's a handful of snaps split...
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ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP PHOTO GALLERY

Despite being pretty worn out by our time on the Annapurna Circuit, we couldn't leave Nepal without more up-close views of the amazing Himalayan peaks. So after some rest in Pokhara we found ourselves back on...