In the Footsteps of the Skywalkers

I was expecting the most of Tunisia, I thought it was going to be a somewhat of a developed country that it was sort of like a mini-France, because it was under French control until not too long ago. Boy was I in for a rude awakening. It turned out to be more like a…

Tunisia Aims to Please Ya

When you quiz round the world travelers, their itineraries usually contain many of the same core countries and regions: Southeast Asia, India, and Australia are the most common with Africa and South America coming in just below (unless you’re in the Pacific Rim, the southern hemisphere really drives RTW airfare costs up). Eastern Europe is…

Don’t Be Fooled by Weak Imitations, This is an Authentic Sixintheworld Blog Post

Our mere three days there were not enough to make a real analysis of the city but we did manage to get some feel of what Krakow was like…. Looking at buildings that were once the homes of hundreds when the ghettos were established, or the famous tower where the lone trumpeter warned his countrymen of the coming Tartars, you couldn’t help but feel like you were walking amongst living history…. When I opened the door to leave the room there was always a secret service at the end of the hall.When we finally left the Sheraton to go and see what Krakow had to offer we were amazed…. While some of the old Soviet bloc countries had retained an almost entirely foreign atmosphere, Poland had jumped right into a western European mind set. We continued our adventure around Krakow by going into the old Jewish ghettos established by the Nazis during their occupation of Poland.

Of Course We Can Sleep There

Anne has created a list on the Quick Facts page detailing how we’ve spent our different nights on the road. I got a kick out of reviewing the many different ways we’ve found rest throughout the trip and realized we’ve become flexible enough to handle almost any situation. Upon our departure last August, we were…

The Lessons of History Are Hard to Learn

Over the past nine months we have seen some of the world’s greatest natural wonders and experienced many of humankind’s greatest accomplishments. Sites like the Great Wall of China, Angkor Wat, the Taj Mahal, and the Hagia Sophia have filled us with wonder and reminded us that man possesses awesome power to shape his environment.…

These Boots Aren’t Made for Walkin’

In our four days in L’viv, I found out that it was my favorite city in Eastern Europe. Ice cream cones at McDonald’s were 30 cents, a ride on the tram cost 7 cents, and the ladies all wore crazy high heels. This comic is dedicated to my preschoolin’ cousins–Luke, Jade, and Aislinn. This one’s…