Ostriches and Caves in Oudtshoorn


Tweet Have you ever wondered what it is like to ride on an ostrich?  Squeeze through tight passageways in underground caves?  Or take a scenic drive along the arid landscape? Well, we had a chance to do all three in the town of Oudtshoorn (located …

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Driving along the Whale Coast Route – South Africa


Tweet The Whale Coast Route If you have a few extra days in Cape Town, why not make the leisurely drive to Hermanus?  The Whale Coast Route (road along the coast) starts from Gordon’s Bay, 40 minutes east of Cape Town.  You start …

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Hiking in El Chalten


Tweet After seeing the Perito Moreno Glacier, our next stop in our adventure was El Chalten, Argentina.  El Chalten is located about 3 hours away from El Calafate, Argentina and is known as the trekking capital of Argentina. There were …

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Click of the Week – Andes Mountains


Tweet As I look back on my week’s adventures, the tour through the Andes Mountains is still fresh in my mind.  When we arrived to Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas, we constructed snowmen, threw snow balls, and played …

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4 days in Boulder and Colorado Springs (Colorado)


Tweet June 2010 Colorado, home of the Rocky Mountains “Rockies,” offers active sports during the summer and winter.  In the summer, you can hike the various trails in Boulder or enjoy white-water rafting in the Royal Gorge.  In the winter, you can …

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