Archive for July, 2006



I managed to (slowly) upload some more photos from our trip, after leaving Davao.  These photos are in or around the T town here in this country. See the photos.

Because the so called “travel agents” in this area don’t seem to be very accurate in their knowledge of all things “travel,” we ended up with conflicting info about when our boat was supposed to leave this morning.  Some said 9am, some said 9pm.  Not wanting to risk it, we packed everything up last night, [...]

Well, yesterday was a whirlwind of planning, changing plans, planning more, changing plans, and getting frustrated. I only have 2 minutes here, so, I can’t go into all the details. But the result is that it’s faster for us to get to the K town where we want to start our hike by taking a [...]

I have posted some photos of the first leg of our trip, which took us to the Philippines. Please feel free to leave comments, either on the blog, or on the album pages. We look forward to hearing from you (that is, we think people are reading this blog). =) See the photos.

This being Country X (can’t name it for security reasons on this site), many travel plans cannot be taken care of ahead of time. The only airlines that fly to some of the more remote towns only have offices in certain parts of the country, so we literally aren’t able to buy tickets until we’re [...]

Our time here in Davao, Philippines is coming to a close. We leave in a couple hours for the country we’ll be spending most of our time in, for the next leg in our travels. (Unfortunately, I can’t be much more specific than that on the website. If you want more details about our exact [...]

I just wanted to write a quick update to let you all know that we made it to Davao, Philippines safely.  We’ll post more details soon, but right now we’re pretty tired out…

After a long day of running errands and a late night of packing…we are heading for LAX. That’s Andy putting together an uber-medical kit for our hike. Oh, and the tsunami yesterday is not in the part of the country we are headed to, and at this point won’t be affecting our travels.  You can [...]