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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Hello and Welcome to Ben and Lindsey's blog: Where in the World

Thanks to all our family and friends for your interest and support on this awesome around-the-world adventure! We hope you enjoy checking in with us through this blog from time to time to hear about our highlights, check out some cool pictures, and just make sure we're still alive.

So, for everyone that's been asking us, "Where in the world are you going for the next 15 or so months?" here's our reply:

To get a graphical depiction, along with dates and captions on each destination, visit our Google map, which we'll be updating throughout the trip as plans change: Where in the World Trip Overview
Here's the more general lay-of-the land for the countries we'll hit along the way:

Overview map of destinations on our trip








Argentina
 

Photo of the Fitzroy Group in Patagonia, taken by our dear friend, John Mauro








Chile  

Torres del Paine National Park








Bolivia
Peru

The famous Machu Pichu of Peru





Ecuador
USA
Canada
China  
Nepal











Thailand

Climbing on the beautiful limestone cliffs of Thailand.











Australia










New Zealand
Fiji
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Comments

benkunz
benkunz on

Yo! Nice work on the blog Lindsey.
Love the Google maps overview!

benglenn
benglenn on

Awesome Itinerary!
I'm so stoked for you guys! Hoping to hook up with you in Nepal next fall!

daveandaileen
daveandaileen on

SEASON GREETINGS FROM Aileen and Dave
Way to go kid Only someone with a lot of ____'s could do this Ben. When I was your age I was busy trying to pay your old man for building our first house. Have a great trip and we look forward to following it. You must have a special gal to follow you to the ends of the earth. XO's to her

Take care Dave and Aileen P

benandlindsey
benandlindsey on

Re: Awesome Itinerary!
Would be pysched if you joined us in Nepal, Ben! We'll be researching Nepal this summer as we take rest days in Yosemite, the Tetons, etc and we'll keep you posted on what we're thinking. There are some great guides out there on the Everest BC Trek and the Annapurna Circuit!

We could likely climb Icy Peak too if we got our plans together ahead of time!

shannahs
shannahs on

Congrats to the two of you!!!
Sounds like an incredible trip you are embarking on - the Around-The-World trip as well as your marriage.
I'm very happy for you Ben-Jammin', and Lindsey, although i haven't had the chance to meet you, you must be an amazing women to be keeping up with him. Hope you wear him out ;)
Enjoy the journey and each other.
Hope to meet up with you someday.

As you might see I started a travel blog on this site a few years ago and never managed to keep it up - please keep yours up better than i did :)

Best wishes and lots of hugs,
Shannah

PS. Nice T-shirt Ben!

benandlindsey
benandlindsey on

Re: we are so jealous
thanks so much john! i hope to drop by msft for a quick visit on our way through in april. i'll look you up!

best regards!
ben

benandlindsey
benandlindsey on

Re: Congrats to the two of you!!!
Shannah! thanks much and great to hear from you.

I checked out your partial? blog on Mexico and Central Am., but you still have all your entries in draft form. publish those so i can check them out.

looks like you hit up chiapas in southern mexico. i was in chiapas for xmas and new years 2003 and i loved it! palanque and bonampak (among other smaller ruins on the Usumacinta River).

let me know if you turn these to public so i can read these entries!

best,
ben

dfrostenson
dfrostenson on

Fair winds!
Sorry to miss you before you took off--and you'll be back in the states while I'm in Nepal!! Damn... I'll take good notes and link y'all up with my blog too, as I get my act in gear...

All my best, guys--looking forward to your stories and adventures!!

eherrera
eherrera on

Hello from Spain!!
So enjoying the summer two times per year!! Good idea!

Thanks for these nice pictures and for let me know about you and your wonderful travel.

Take care and don't forget to upload more pictures
;-)

Eduardo

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