Crossing the AtlanticWe have arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which marks the end of the first portion of our sea voyage from Rome, Italy, to Manaus, Brazil. During this part of our journey we crossed the Atlantic Ocean, making a couple of stops along the way.
Back in the U.S.A (for One Day)Sandy writes about setting food on American soil for the first time in 11 months. We were not sure how we would feel coming back after so long away.
A Tale of Two Countries: St. Maarten / St. MartinOur first stop in the Caribbean was on the island of St. Maarten. It is the smallest island in the world that is split between two countries. We thought it would be fun to see both the French and Dutch sides of the island.
Trek on the Wild Side: Costa Rica and NicaraguaLocated on the Central American isthmus, Costa Rica and Nicaragua are two countries that have a wealth of biodiversity within their borders. During our time here we river trekked and hiked around a volcano crater.
Trekking the Planet: Epilogue [Video]Catch up with the Trekking the Planet team as Darren and Sandy review their entire journey. In this video, you will hear about the team’s adventures as they sought to bring geography to life. The interview takes place just days after they arrive home, with questions from their daughter Kristen.
Home at ‘Last’!We arrived home, in Southern California, yesterday. In the final days of our journey we had many ‘lasts’: last bus trip, last hotel room, last time packing, last country visited, and finally, the last few miles home.