charian around the world

from 22 march - 9 june 2015, we traveled around the world in eighty days. it was an epic adventure that changed our lives forever. you can read about our wild trip in the posts linked below!

22 march - 31 march :: new zealand
waitakere and waiheke
auckland, waitomo and taupo
hobiton and coromandel peninsula
milford sound 1
milford sound 2
queenstown --> southern alps
hiking in mount cook national park

1 april - 12 april :: china
one day in hong kong
stay at phoenix pagoda fonglou retreat
x'ian / terracotta soldiers
beijing 1
beijing 2
the great wall of china
beijing 3
one day in shanghai
forty seven hours on a train to tibet

13 april - 18 april :: tibet
around lhasa
lhasa --> xigatse
mount everest
tour with

19 april - 4 may :: nepal
annapurna circuit trek 1
annapurna circuit trek 2
annapurna circuit trek 3
annapurna circuit trek finale
stay at waterfront resort
a story about flossing
reflections on the earthquake

5 may - 11 may :: turkey
hot air ballooning in cappadocia
around cappadocia 1
around cappadocia 2
istanbul 1
the grand bazaar
the bosporus
istanbul 2

11 may - 20 may :: south africa
rhino and lion preserve
johannesburg temple
kruger park safari
a treehouse and the panorama route
jo-burg and soweto
penguins at boulder beach
the cape of good hope
cape town
stay at altona lodge
southernmost tip of africa
cage diving with great white sharks

21 may - 25 may :: united arab emirates
old dubai
burj khalifa, dubai
stay at movenpick deira
desert safari
on the beach in dubai
abu dhabi

25 may - 29 may :: argentina (& uruguay)
buenos aires
stay at own hotels
colonia, uruguay

30 may - 9 june :: ecuador & galapagos
the equator and quito
amazon rainforest
stay at cotococha amazon lodge

posts about our trip as a whole ::
trip stats
q&a 1
q&a 2
some things we learned