One of our biggest challenges on this trip is finding Internet. Through experimentation, we have been using local country SIM cards to help us stay connected. Read more to learn about how successful we have been to date.
We can’t believe that it has already been two months since we left on our Trekking the Planet journey. We take a look at what gear has made the grade and what has failed, and in some cases, already needed to be replaced.
This story documents some of the steps that we have taken to remain healthy while on the road.
We are going to some of the most remote and unspoiled places in the world and have documented the steps that we have taken to improve our chances of having a safe trip.
During our 14-month, around the world trip we will be in some remote places and basically ‘off the grid’ for communicating. However, we want to send more information, more frequently.
We have spent many hours researching the technology that we will need to capture the sights and sounds from our trip.
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive when we are out presenting to students is: “How did you plan such as long trip? “ Read further to learn about our planning.
As we get close to our departure, we took our loaded backpacks on a hike to determine how they performed. View the video to see our impressions.
Because of our need to carry all of our trekking gear in a rolling duffel bag, we have no choice but to go find equipment that is small and light. Read about our choices in this story.
Clothing is a major component of our around-the-world journey. We need to have items that are lightweight and versatile, as well as sturdy, to last for a 14-month trip.
We recently took a list of some of our most frequently asked questions and each took turns answering them. Learn why we are taking our trip, our packing strategy and our communication plans on the road.
The fourth and final video from our school presentation is here! Read the story to view the video.