Monthly Archives: December 2010

Photo Essay: Taj Mahal, the Symbol of Eternal Love

Built in the 1600’s for the deceased wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, the Taj Mahal is easily one of the most beautiful buildings we have seen. And since the Emperor’s description sounds better than anything I could possibly write, I … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas… Around the World!

Here’s the best we could come up for the twelve days of Christmas, covering a few of our favorite places and things we’ve seen so far on our trip! Twelve Flamingos Feeding, Eleven Penguins Playing, Ten Zebras Grazing, Nine Warriors … Continue reading

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The Great Tiger Expedition FAIL

After our couple days of celebrating Diwali with our new friends Adam and I took off and headed about 500 miles south from Delhi towards Bandhavgarh national park, in search of tigers. Ever since leaving Africa we’ve really missed our … Continue reading

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Diwali: The Festival of Lights and Gambling for Good Luck in Delhi

Some of the most memorable moments of the trip are the spontaneous ones you had no idea would happen.  On a layover in Ethiopia when we flew from Kenya to Egypt, we met a wonderful gentleman name Ravi who is … Continue reading

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Welcome to the “Big Mango”, aka Bangkok

Adam and I arrived in Bangkok, Thailand excited to finally be in Southeast Asia. We have heard so many wonderful things about this region of Asia:  great food, vast amounts of bargain shopping, and friendly people. I knew we weren’t … Continue reading

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Otanjou-bi Omedetou Gozaimasu! Our First Birthday on the Road

My birthday weekend in Japan was definitely a unique experience. It’s safe to say that it probably will not be duplicated for the rest of my life (unless I fly back in to Tokyo, of course). We got the entire … Continue reading

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Tokyo: Weddings, Conveyor Belts, and Super Mario Bros.

Adam and I touched down in Tokyo late afternoon and quickly had to try to find our good friends Ai and Daniel and manage our way through the world’s largest metro system. Trying to follow the terrific directions Ai gave … Continue reading

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