Barbara & Henry Go Round the World travel blog

Barbara & Henry Go Round the World

Barbara & Henry travel blog
Welcome to our site detailing our 7 month journey around the world. We visited 18 countries traveling as much as possible overland which entailed many long and overnight train, bus and boat rides. This was a life-long dream of both of us and proved to be an extremely rewarding experience.
A little about ourselves:
We have five grown children, and recently moved to Santa Fe, NM after 18 years in the Seattle, WA area of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Before that we lived in Northern CA where we met, but we are both born and raised New Yorkers. We own a waterfront house in Bali on the quiet north coast and rent it out much of the year to vacationers--see it at: www.sunriseinbali.com.
We love to travel and although we had seen much of Europe and Asia, we had some free time and wanted to experience a trip around the world. We found that the most difficult part of planning this trip was deciding where not to go--of course we had a limited time so we couldn't go everywhere.
Our adventure took us to Europe (France, Italy, Greece); 7 weeks in the Muslim countries of Morocco, Turkey, Syria, Jordan & Egypt; a safari in Kenya and Tanzania and a little time on the beaches of Zanzibar; the mountains and coast of Sri Lanka; 5 weeks in India--Kerala, Mumbai, the desert of Rajasthan, Agra, Varanasi; Kathmandu & some trekking around Pokhara in Nepal; Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Southern China and Hong Kong; and a month at our house in Bali.
We hope you read and enjoy reading about our travels.

Order: oldest at top ( reverse )

 
 
 
Santa Fe House
 
 
 
Our First Days in Paris
 
 
 
Casablanca & Fes
 
 
 
MoroccanRoll
 
 
 
Holy Camel, Batman it's...
 
 
 
Son of a Beach
 
 
 
Ciao from Florence!
 
 
 
Hiking the Cinque Terre
 
 
 
The Marvel that is Venice
 
 
 
 
First Stop in...
 
10 
 
 
From Athens to...
 
11 
 
 
Istanbul
 
12 
 
 
Doın' the Turkey Trot
 
13 
 
 
Wild Turkey
 
14 
 
 
Turkish Delight!
 
15 
 
 
Turkish Delight Part II
 
16 
 
 
Whatta Turkey!
 
17 
 
 
Two Days in Syria
 
18 
 
 
Abandoned Cities in the...
 
19 
 
 
Damascus in One Day
 
20 
 
 
Amman to Jerusalem!
 
21 
 
 
Petra-fied! Images of...
 
22 
 
 
Crossing the Red Sea
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