|Dates:||3 Jan 2017 - 5 Jul 2017|
Denver, Colorado. Home sweet home!
Munich, Germany. Direct connection to Denver!
Madrid, Spain. The history and architecture of The city is amazing. We are here for two days before flying home.
Finisterre, Spain. The furthest western point in Spain.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Day 40 of the Camino and we reached our goal of trekking 775km (481 miles) after starting in St. Jean Pied-de-Port, France!
Pedrouzo, Spain. Day 39 of the Camino and tomorrow we will complete our 481 mile trek at the cathedral in Santiago!
Arzua, Spain. Day 38 of the Camino. Only 39km left to Santiago!
Melide, Spain. Day 37 of the Camino. Only 50km left!
Airexe, Spain. Day 36 of the Camino.
Portomarin, Spain. Day 35 of the Camino. Only 90km left to Santiago.
Sarria, Spain. Day 34 of the Camino.
Triacastela, Spain. Day 33 of the Camino.
O'Cebreiro, Spain. Day 32 of the Camino and we traveled into the Galicia province. We have 100 miles remaining to Santiago de Compostela.
Trabadelo, Spain. Day 31 of the Camino.
Cacabelos, Spain. Day 30 of the Camino. There are less than 200 kilometers remaining to arrive at Santiago de Compostela!
Molinaseca, Spain. Day 29 of the Camino. Picture of Lisa at the Cruz de Ferro where pilgrims leave a rock representing "letting go".
Foncebadon, Spain. Day 28 of the Camino.
Murias de Rechivaldo, Spain. Day 27 of the Camino. We have now covered 2/3 of the 500 mile Camino de Santiago!
Hospital de Orbigo, Spain. Day 26 of the Camino.
Villadangos Del Paramo, Spain. Day 25 of the Camino. We reached the 300 mile mark today!!
Leon, Spain. Day 24 of the Camino.
Mansilla de las Mulas, Spain. Day 23 of the Camino.
El Burgo Rancho, Spain. Day 22 of the Camino.
Sahagun, Spain. Day 21 of the Camino.
Calzadilla de la Cueza, Spain. Day 20 of the Camino.
Villalcazar de Cirga, Spain. Day 19 of the Camino.
Boadilla, Spain. Day 18 of the Camino.
Castrojeriz, Spain. Day 17 of the Camino and we reached the 200 mile marker today!
Hornilleras, Spain. Day 16 of the Camino. We stayed with a family whose home was used for filming part of the movie "The Way".
The Gothic Cathedral at Burgos, Spain. Day 15 of the Camino. We have completed 174 miles with 323 miles remaining.
Castanares, Spain. Day 14 of the Camino. We got off the trail and we're assisted by the local traffic police!
Villafranca, Spain. Day 13 of the Camino.
Redecilla, Spain. Day 12 of the Camino.
Azofra, Spain. Day 11 of the Camino. Only 592 kilometers (367 miles) to Santiago!
Navarette, Spain. Day 10 of the Camino. They enjoy "big" red wines in Rioja!!
Lograno, Spain. Day 9 of the Camino.
Torres Del Rio, Spain. Day 8 of the Camino.
Villamayor de Monjardin, Spain. Day 7 of the Camino.
Drinking red wine out of a faucet in Estella, Spain. Our prayers have been answered!
Villatuarta, Spain. Day 6 of the Camino.
Uterga, Spain. Day 5 of the Camino.
Pamplona, Spain. The home to running of the bulls! Day 4 of the Camino.
Zubiri, Spain. Day 3 of the Camino.
On the Camino de Santiago at Burguete, Spain. Only 790km (or approximately 490 miles) left to arrive at Santiago de Compostela! Day 2 of the Camino.
Hiking the Camino de Santiago near Orrison, France. Day 1 of the Camino.
Starting our anticipated 35 day trek of the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain from St. Jean Pied-de-Port, France. We hope to reach Santiago de Compostella, Spain. A distance of approximately 497 miles!
The Lizard King, Jim Morrison's grave in Paris.
The spectacular gardens and fountains at the Palace of Versailles, France.
Viewing the Mona Lisa together at the Musee de Louvre.
Visiting the Cathedral of Notre Dame with Lisa's sister Lesley.
Arc de' Triumphe on the Champs Elysees.
The Basilica at Sacre Coeur at nighttime.
Vincent Van Gogh self portrait at the Musee D'Orsay.
Experiencing the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Back in London to catch the Chunnel to Paris.
At the local pub in Manchester, England with Lisa's cousin Vicki.
The small English village of Stratford-Upon-Avon; home of William Shakespeare.
The beautiful town of Cheltenham in central England.
Enjoying the cooler temperatures of Eastbourne, England along the eastern coastline.
Double decker bus in London, England.
Return to Delhi, India and visit the Lotus Temple.
Lisa at Lake Pichola in Udaipur, India. This was the location for the filming of the 1982 James Bond film, Octopussy.
Lisa at the Ranakpur Jain Shwetamber Temple. Built in the 14th century.
One of the locals transporting bundles at Deogarh, India.
The Stepwell in Jodhpur, India. The Stepwell was built in the 1740's for locals to gather water from.
Lisa meets local kid in Jaipur, India.
The Taj Mahal at Agra, India.
Hindu followers bathing in the waters of the Ganges river at Varanasi, India.
At Humayun's Tomb in Delhi, India. This building style became the inspiration for the Taj Mahal.
Connecting flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Delhi, India.
Young Buddhist monks (aka novices) at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.
Fishing transformed into an art form at Inle Lake, Myanmar.
The town of Kalaw in the mountains of central Myanmar.
Myanmar water festival to celebrate the new year in Bagan, Myanmar.
Visiting the Buddhist Temples of Bagan, Myanmar.
Visiting the beautiful pagodas and temples of Mandalay, Myanmar.
Feeding bananas to 18 month old Hannah at the Patara Elephant Farm near Chiang Mai, Thailand.
In the northern Thai town of Chiang Mai.
Lisa completing scuba diving training on the island of Koh Tao off the coast of Thailand.
Scuba diving at Sail Rock near the island of Koh Tao, Thailand.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market near Bangkok, Thailand.
The Buddhist Temples of Bangkok, Thailand.
Kouang Si Waterfall near Luang Prabang, Lao.
Inner tubing through caves in Vang Vieng, Lao.
Lisa at the World Peace Gong at Patuxay Park in Vientiane, the capital city of Lao.
The Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge regime of 1975-1979, near Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia airport in route to Phnom Phen.
Angkor Wat Temple, the 8th wonder of the world, at sunrise. Built from the late 11th to the early 12th century.
The ancient temple Pre Rup at Angkor Wat, Cambodia. It was constructed in 961 or early 962.
Denang, Vietnam airport waiting for a flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Scuba diving the Cham islands off of the coast of Hoi An, Vietnam.
The town of Hoi An. A village of lanterns in central Vietnam.
Riding on a small boat through the underground cave system in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in central Vietnam. This system of caves is the largest in the world.
The city of Hue in Eastern central Vietnam.
Cruising on the Tam Coc River near Ninh Binh, Vietnam.
Riding bicycles near Ninh Binh, Vietnam.
Cat Ba island in the Sea of Tomkin just of the coast of Northern Vietnam.
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. One of the seven natural wonders of the world.
Back to the chaos that is Hanoi via the overnight train from Sapa.
Took the overnight train from Hanoi to Sapa to trek through the rice terraces. We spent the night at a local Homestay.
Hanoi, Vietnam must be the scooter capital of the world!!
Singapore airport to connect to Hanoi, Vietnam.
Denpasar, Bali airport on the way to Hanoi via Singapore.
Batu Balong temple on the Bali Sea.
Taman Ayun Temple at Tabanan, Bali.
Scuba diving and snorkeling for Manta Ray in Nusa Penida, Bali. We saw 7 Manta's with a span of up to 12 feet, including a rare black Manta.
Tegenungan waterfall near Ubud.
White water rafting on the Ayung River near Ubud, Bali.
Back in Ubud, Bali after 3 days in the islands.
The island of Nusa Lembongan off the coast of Bali.
The Balinese island of Nusa Penida.
In Sanur on the way to the island of Nusa Penida.
Deep sea fishing Bali style!
Night diving the Liberty shipwreck in Tulamben, Bali.
Amed, Bali is a scuba diving center on the Bali Sea.
Mt. Batur sunrise trekking tour in Batur, Bali.
Pura Tirtha Empul is a Hindu Balinese Water Temple in Gianyar, Bali.
Rice terraces of Bali.
Tasting the world's most expensive coffee, Kopi Luwak. The Luwak coffee cherry is digested by the Asian Palm Civek (an animal similar to a mongoose). The coffee cherry is then retrieved, the skin is removed, and the bean is then roasted. Watch the movie "The Bucket List" and it explains it in greater detail!
Ubud, Bali Indonesia.
Denpasar, Bali Indonesia.
Sydney Opera House.
Queenstown New Zealand.
Lake Marian in the Fiordlands of New Zealand.
Milford Sound New Zealand.
The Chasm Waterfall.
Key Summit New Zealand.
Mirror Lakes New Zealand.
Farmstay in Te Anau New Zealand.
Doubtful Sound cruise at Manapouri New Zealand.
Te Anau in the fiordlands of New Zealand.
Wanaka New Zealand.
Thunder Creek Falls New Zealand.
Jackson Bay New Zealand.
Ships Creek New Zealand.
Knights Point at Haast New Zealand.
Lake Matheson New Zealand.
Fox Glacier New Zealand.
Franz Josef Glacier.
Whataroa New Zealand.
Pancake Rocks in Punakaiki.
Baby Seal Colony at Cape Foulwind.
Tutaki New Zealand.
Ngarua Caves near Golden Bay New Zealand.
Wainui Falls New Zealand.
Farewell Spit South Island of New Zealand.
Warariki Beach near Farewell Spit New Zealand.
Pupu falls New Zealand near Abel Tasman National Park
Takaka New Zealand near Abel Tasman National Park
Rabbit Island New Zealand.
The city of Nelson on the South Island of New Zealand.
Anakiwa Bay in the Queen Charlotte track near Marlborough New Zealand
Mistletoe Bay in the Queen Charlotte track near Marlborough New Zealand
Renwick, New Zealand to taste wines from the Marlborough region.
South Island of New Zealand near Picton
In Wellington to catch the Interislander ferry to the South Island.
Art Deco city of Napier, New Zealand
Five hour hike at Hawkes Bay New Zealand.
Hawkes Bay New Zealand to visit the Gannett colony.
Rotorua New Zealand
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Thames, New Zealand on the Coramandel Peninsula
Tauria, New Zealand on the Coramandel Penninsula.
|Dates:||3 Jan 2017 - 5 Jul 2017|