Today we celebrate one year of adventure and traveling the world. We've had our share of ups and downs, but ultimately we've met our goal of traveling around the world together for one year. In total we visited 19 countries, logged over 87,000 kilometers/57,000 miles and only got denied entry into one country. After sifting through the thousands of … Continue reading Photo Journal: A Year Traveling the World!
This is one of those amazing moments on a journey like ours that you have the time and mindset to reflect on where you are, what you're doing, and how lucky you are to be doing it. This has happened a few times before, like at a secluded waterfall at Iguazu Falls, and a sunrise … Continue reading Reflection after Rafting
Welcome to Mendoza, a city with a desert climate bordering the Andes mountain range. It's a mecca for bodegas (vineyards) and wine production as well as outdoor activities. We spent a total of 10 days in two different AirBnB rooms and went on plenty of adventures while finding a relaxing daily routine. We made a … Continue reading Mendoza: Our last stop in Argentina
Traveling to different countries challenges the diet in many ways. The access to certain foods might be limited, the freshness of foods might be lacking, and the balance of nutrients might be tough to find. On the other hand, new flavors might be discovered, access to different fresh produce might be found, and new recipes … Continue reading Nutrition in Argentina
Yesterday, March 4th was my 28th birthday. Prior to leaving the states Will and I had no idea how to celebrate or where exactly in the world we would be, but we were bound to have fun. It was strange knowing we would be away from close friends and family, but it was exciting to … Continue reading A Buenos Aires Birthday
We left Bariloche a few days ago and headed to Misiones Province in northern Argentina. We met a friend of a friend who picked us up from the airport in Posadas and crashed at her apartment our first night there. She was incredibly nice and gave us a good lay of the land in north country. Posadas … Continue reading How to spend a full day at Iguazu Falls (and see everything)
The remainder of our time in Bariloche was filled with more outdoor outings. There are so many cerros (mountains) to climb and Refugios to check out in Bariloche it was hard to choose, but we paced ourselves and ended up trekking a handful of the top rated trails/peaks. Cerro Llao Llao - We trekked up this … Continue reading Bariloche: The rest of our week among mountains and lakes
We knew that after we left the busyness of Buenos Aires we would be better off for seeking adventure. And by all means we were right. This outdoor adventure mecca called Bariloche in Patagonia, AR is where we have spent the last week of our trip. Since setting foot in Bariloche we've made the most of the outdoor activities and meeting a … Continue reading Our Bariloche Triathlon
Our first week away from home is almost over, and what a week it has been. We left our lives in Portland on Wednesday, February 4th, visited my parents in Cannon Beach, OR and then headed up with the rest of our stuff (including our pooch, Hurley) to Jenny's parents place in Gig Harbor, WA … Continue reading Bienvenidos a Buenos Aires
Finally, the adventure is about to begin. We and our 20 pound packs are off to catch an 11am flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina (with a short layover in Dallas, Texas, yeehaw)! It's going to truly be an adventure to never forget! We hope you're along to follow the ride.