What better announcement of spring is there than sakura – the cherry blossom season? April is the time to enjoy the best hanami in Japan, or cherry blossom viewing. What was our favorite place and what do people do when ‘doing’ hanami?
It’s as awesome as all the travel blogs and sites promise: Sapporo’s Snow Festival.
November 8, 2016: Our introduction to Japan: a colorful Kunchi Festival and a Land Cruiser get-together in the mountains.
Mountain runs, hanging coffins, rice terraces, and old colonial towns.
Suriname’s Owru Yari in photos, a unique event in the world.
What is the Overland Reunion, where will it be held, and whose coming?
Saraguro is the center of an indigenous community in Ecuador. It’s known for its Sunday Market and we returned on January 6 for its annual Three Kings Celebration.
Fire works, driving around with effigies and burning them at night, having your body cleansed with herbs and an egg – all is part of New Year’s Eve in Ecuador.
How we’re getting back in shape? From the Hash in Suriname to trail running in Peru to a running event in Arica, Chile. What’s next?
One of Peru’s most authentic, dramatic, fun and spectacular festivals: the Paucartambo Festival, with 17 traditional troupes honoring the Virgin of Carmen.