romanian church

I had a bad feeling the minute we stepped off the plane and into the airport. We were now in the mysterious land of Vlad the Impaler (Dracula), but that wasn’t it. We were tired, jet-lagged and not thinking straight, but did that make a difference? Maybe.

In a land far, far away, surrounded by rivers and jungles, live one of the world’s most peaceful people. The forest people. We call them orangutans, which is translated literally as orang meaning “person” and hutan meaning “forest”. Native to the rain forests of Indonesia and Malaysia, these amazing beings share 97% of their DNA, Read More

salem, massachusetts ship harbor

Whale Watching and Exploring the Witch History in Salem   We are masochists. Really. Backpacking for 6+ hours a day on cobblestone streets in the freezing cold and wind is only for the super adamant adventurers. My feet and back are obliterated. But it was amazing fun. And yes, I’m only talking about one weekend., Read More