If you are interested in a  SPECIFIC COUNTRY, just scroll down and select your country from the map, or from the list on the left, below

Click on the picture above to directly access the GALLERIES & MUSEUMS on this site

Do you want to read our BLOGS & TRAVELOGUES, click on this picture

 

For my latest trip, to Syria, see the What’s New page.

Click on the world map above, and then on the pop-up, to select a country – the ones we lived in are reddish, the ones we traveled to are in shades of yellow (and the few that are green we have actually NOT been to). Alternatively, choose the country you are interested in from one of those below (note that some countries have been grouped together, in SE Europe or Central Asia), or from the sidebar on the left.

Not all countries included have been completed, and some other countries have not even been included, yet. This site remains a work in progress, more than 12 years after I started it…although, slowly, we are getting there!!

 

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The big thing last years was our West Africa Expedition, overland from Chad to Sierra Leone (except Nigeria, for which we didn’t get a visa), and ending up in The Gambia. I kept a diary, starting pre-departure, switching to daily from early March, in Africa, and ending just after our return, end of April 2023. Check it out here.

 

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The blog about our trip to Finland and the Baltic states, in September/October 2023, can be found here.

 

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The reports from our Yucatan, Mexico, trip (Feb/March 2024) haven’t been completed yet, and for the time being can be found by scrolling down the What’s New page

 

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and also fun: an interview I gave to the website nomadmania.com, a site for travelers all over the world. 

 

Africa - East & Southern
includes 1980s Tanzania, Rwanda and Malawi, 1990s Southern Africa, and 2012 Horn of Africa blogs
Africa - West & Central
our overland West Africa expedition of 2023, and an entry on DR Congo, not visited so far
Asia - Central
We visited the 'Stans', four of them, in Spring 2015
Asia - Southeast
Our travels in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand in 2011 and 2018, plus Myanmar, in 2000.
Caucasus
Azerbaijan and part of Georgia, in autumn 2019, and the rest of Georgia and Armenia, in summer 2022
China
Where we lived and traveled from 1997-2000, and came back in 2017.
Europe - Northeast
Finland and the Baltics, and a single Poland entry, all from 2023
Europe - Southeast
our Slovakia & Hungary (2021), Czech Rep (2020) and Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova (2014) trips, as well Albania, Croatia and Macedonia (1995-1997)
Haiti
Where we lived (2000-2003), and returned once more in 2010
India
Where we lived from 2003-2006, and traveled extensively.
Indonesia
Where we lived for a year, 2006-2007, and where we returned in Autumn 2013.
Italy
  Several trips, like Sicily (2015) and Northern Italy (2018, 2020)
Latin America
for the time being: Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Uruguay, and our 2019 Chile and Peru journey
Middle East
includes Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the Arab peninsula and Iran
Nepal
A few days in 1999, and photos only, of Kathmandu and Patan.
PNG
My first serious experience abroad (and what an experience it was!), 1986-1987