One Journey Ends… With Many More To Begin…

What a ride…

100 Days…

42,000+ Miles…

50+ TheNextJourney Posts…

1325 Pictures Posted Online…

6 Countries…

9 Rental Cars…

55 Days Onboard Ship…

20 Hotels, Motels, Hostels, and B&Bs…

24 Cruise Ports Of Call…

30+ Methods of Transportation (including Gondola, Jet Boat, Camel, Segway, & Bamboo Raft)…

Countless New Experiences Had and New Friends Made…

 

Self-Portrait -- Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Self-Portrait — Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Natalie, Cavemaster - Karamea, New Zealand

Natalie, Cavemaster – Karamea, New Zealand

Exposition Artisianale - Casablanca, Morocco

Exposition Artisianale – Casablanca, Morocco

Te Puia Geysers At Night - Rotorua, New Zealand

Te Puia Geysers At Night – Rotorua, New Zealand

Our First View of Denali - Talkeetna, AK

Our First View of Denali – Talkeetna, AK

18 Month Old Crocodile - Port Douglas, Australia

18 Month Old Crocodile – Port Douglas, Australia

 

We have just one question… “When does the next adventure begin?”

Without hesitation, we’re both in agreement that we could have done another 100 days, but the realities of our current situation were also starting to sink in.  We still have a home in California that we love, family and friends that were certainly missed, and before more large-scale globetrotting commences, another substantial financial savings period will need to begin and end.

Children of Uturoa -- Raiatea, French Polynesia

Children of Uturoa — Raiatea, French Polynesia

Main Cell Block, Kilmainham Gaol -- Dublin, Ireland

Main Cell Block, Kilmainham Gaol — Dublin, Ireland

Denali National Park. AK

Denali National Park. AK

Arica, Chile

Arica, Chile

A Baby Humpback Waves at Us - Juneau, AK

A Baby Humpback Waves at Us – Juneau, AK

 

In the meantime, we have one more adventure to share in 2011.  On December 3rd, we headed to San Juan, Puerto Rico to spend two weeks in the Southern Caribbean with our moms and a good family friend.  Look for posts and photos on this trip in the coming days…

St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Patrick's Cathedral -- Dublin, Ireland

St. Patrick's Cathedral — Dublin, Ireland

Stonehenge, United Kingdom

Stonehenge, United Kingdom

Walpa Gorge At Kata Tjuta - Yulara, Australia

Walpa Gorge At Kata Tjuta – Yulara, Australia

Antigua Boat Sheds - Christchurch, New Zealand

Antigua Boat Sheds – Christchurch, New Zealand

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

 

In 2012, The Next Journey will continue to post on travel, but will also begin to expand into new topic areas as well.  We hope that you will continue to be a part of the journey and if you have something you would like to share or if you are planning a journey of your own, we would love to hear about it!

Jagged Peaks, Drifting Clouds - Fjordland, New Zealand

Jagged Peaks, Drifting Clouds – Fjordland, New Zealand

The Wall of Names - WWI Memorial at Auckland Museum - Auckland, New Zealand

The Wall of Names – WWI Memorial at Auckland Museum – Auckland, New Zealand

The Cathedral - Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The Cathedral – Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The Local Elementary School Shares The Highway When School Ends - Bali, Indonesia

The Local Elementary School Shares The Highway When School Ends – Bali, Indonesia

Port Arthur from the Harbour - Hobart, Australia

Port Arthur from the Harbour – Hobart, Australia

Conch Shell Calls to Start the Luau -- Germaine's Luau, Oahu, Hawaii

Conch Shell Calls to Start the Luau — Germaine's Luau, Oahu, Hawaii

 

If you missed any of the action up to this point…

Check out the complete photo gallery here

Check out the updated map of where we’ve been and where we’re headed here

And archives of all of the previous posts are available in the right hand nav.

The Small Fishing Port of Anse La Raye - Castries, St. Lucia

The Small Fishing Port of Anse La Raye – Castries, St. Lucia

Moose - Denali National Park. AK

Moose – Denali National Park. AK

Flinders Street Station - Melbourne, Australia

Flinders Street Station – Melbourne, Australia

Little Georgie Bay - Rottnest Island, Australia

Little Georgie Bay – Rottnest Island, Australia

Our Beach House -- Barbers Point, Oahu, Hawaii

Our Beach House — Barbers Point, Oahu, Hawaii

Lighthouse, Aruba

Lighthouse, Aruba

 

Much, much more to come!  See you all soon!

 

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