Masada and the Dead Sea

Floating on the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, was that once in a lifetime experience we couldn’t get around doing when traveling to Israel. Without a car, we booked a tour and spent the day exploring the ruins of Masada in the desert (bring a picnic!) where we even felt some raindrops (something…

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Jerusalem

After spending Christmas with our respective families, Julien and I flew to Israel. The ignorant than I am was looking forward to sunny skirt weather, making our arrival in Jerusalem all the more brutal. It turns out, Jerusalem during Winter, is pretty cold. The windiest storm welcomed us as we headed to Mahane Yehuda Market…

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Seattle, 2nd time around

Previously… I think our second, and unexpected, stay in Seattle was the highlight of our North Pacific trip. For numerous reasons: knowing once and for all the wildfires had crushed our hopes to explore Canada (more on this over here), seeing the sky for the first time in days, and exploring areas of the city…

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Vancouver

When packing all my camera gear for our trip this summer, I thought Canada would be the place where I’d take the most photos… I even thought I’d be able to film and make some short film about our crazy wild adventure through British Columbia and Alberta, exploring forests, mountains, all the lakes, with perhaps…

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Seattle, Washington

Arriving into Seattle (home of Starbucks !) was quite surreal. The promise of lakes, mountains and pine trees vanished behind wildfire smoke. The disappearance of all non-urban landscape fortunately didn’t affect our main activities (they all revolve around food) and we still got to to visit the famous Pike Place market, ride the Monorail, and…

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