Time Keeper

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Back in My Day

Wild horse crossing the stunning breadth of Monument Valley at sunrise.

A road trip from San Jose to Monument Valley, Four Corners, and back.  We had driven through this exact itinerary back in 2005, but things have changed considerably since then. After the first few quips, Annoying and Grumpy Dad was…

42-hours in: Bratislava

Bratislava Castle, all snowed in
Slovakia wasn’t really on our mind as we were planning our drive through the countries of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. But the ring to the sound of the capital, Bratislava, had always fascinated us.

Porticoes of Bologna

Early morning light filtering through the portico columns in Bologna
It gets very hot and muggy in Bologna. The Bolognese covered their walkways for miles on end in endless porticoes to solve for this problem. These porticoes are now a UNESCO contender.

But we love our lives more: The Solitude of North Iceland

Un-earthly sunset, before midnight, somewhere in Eastern Iceland.
Northern Iceland is as remote as it gets. Tree-less wind-swept lava-colored landscapes. Mud-scaped roads to reach a town where Puffins camped out. The brown-blue-green palettes of old volcanic craters. The simultaneous solitude and ear-shattering thunder of massive waterfalls such as Godafoss and Dettifoss. The sulphur-tinged turquoise lakes around Myvatn. And barely any humans.

Eid in Morocco

Hassan II Mosque, as seen across the white town of Casablanca, in Morocco.
We had doubts around visiting Morocco in the middle of Ramadan, but our experience turned out flawless and unique, especially witnessing Eid on the last day of our stay.