Year: 2017


Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi's Old Quarter, with it's thick motorbike traffic and temples, mesmerized us from the first moment in the Ngoc Son Temple.


Marco Island and Naples, Florida

A year ago, we loved our restful time on Marco Island, Florida with Walker's parents, so we were  excited for another trip down there this February thanks to their generosity. It was fun to arrive at a house we're familiar with and no pressure to go anywhere with the pool and estuary behind the house. And so different than most of my over-planned itinerary-heavy trips! Similar to last year, Walker's dad rented a boat for an afternoon (after breakfast at Doreen's for key lime pancakes!) and…


Stone Town, Zanzibar

From the Central Serengeti, we flew on two small planes; the first to Arusha where we briefly met up with ADS staff and watched these ladies in the airport parking lot and from there we flew about an hour southeast until we crossed the most translucent waters, so clear we could see the sandbars from the sky. The turquoise waters were so bright, they were almost dreamlike The airport was pretty much an empty space and we chatted with a few hikers who had just descended from Kilimanjaro. From…