Author: Julia

The Highway to Our Own Personal Hell (Wyoming)

The Highway to Our Own Personal Hell (Wyoming)

Our road trip in 2004 had many memorable moments in California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado, but the one anecdote we always associate with this trip actually happened in the “drive-through” state of Wyoming, on a long stretch of a highway, deep at night.  We were…

The Trip That Started It All

The Trip That Started It All

This is probably going to be the oldest story published on this blog, back from March 2004, before we had our backpacks and cats.  Victor has been in the US for less than a year and was itching to discover more of America than just…

Egypt: Camping in the Desert Mustafa-Style

Egypt: Camping in the Desert Mustafa-Style

As the sun was setting over White Desert, our Jeep headed towards the overnight camping spot.  With no large dunes or stones to block our view of sunset or sunrise, our guide and driver found a spot in a large flat valley, white sands stretching…

Egypt: Black Desert, White Desert, Best Desert

Egypt: Black Desert, White Desert, Best Desert

We’ve never had a bad trip.  We’ve had a lot of mishaps and quite frankly several shitshows, but we never have been to a country we didn’t like.  And now, looking back at dozens of excellent trips we’ve taken around the world, I can tell…