The Fools in the Florida Keys

The Fools in the Florida Keys

After spending Christmas on the East Coast, we took a few days to check out southern Florida and the Florida Keys. Watch the video below to see some snorkeling footage. The water was a bit murky due to recent weather, but we had fun anyway! Snorkeling in the Florida Keys. 

The Fools go to Jordan (3/3)

The Fools go to Jordan (3/3)

Go to Part 1/3 Go to Part 2/3 Shobak: Montreal Castle: (1115 AD) Overlook: Madaba: St. Georges Church (19th-century) The church is not really the attraction. People flock there to see the mosaic map inside the church. The map is part of the remains of an old Byzantine church, which the current church was built atop. Dating back to 640 AD, the map is the oldest of its kind on record. Jerash: Roman Ruins: (7500-5500 BC) Dead Sea: At 10…

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The Fools go to Jordan (2/3)

The Fools go to Jordan (2/3)

Go to Part 1/3 Go to Part 3/3 Petra: (9000 BC) We stayed in Petra for 8 hours straight. In that time, we hiked over 16 miles, but still felt like we’d just scratched the surface of everything there is to see there. Read more about our Jordan trip in Part 3.

The Fools go to Jordan (1/3)

The Fools go to Jordan (1/3)

After a whirlwind trip around Egypt, the Wandering Fools hopped on a plane to Jordan. As with our Egypt recap, we’re keeping this trip update light on text and heavy on the photos. Go to Jordan, part 2/3 Go to Jordan, part 3/3 Jordan: Wadi Rum: We drove some 4x4s into the desert, spent the night at a Bedouin camp, then rode camels back to town the next morning. Aqaba: Ottoman Mamluk Fort (14th-century) Lawrence of Arabia rode from this…

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The Fools go to Egypt (3/3)

The Fools go to Egypt (3/3)

Go to Part 1/3 Go to Part 2/3 Valley of the Kings: Valley of the Kings: Take note of the first two images. One is above ground and depicts the entrances to the tombs below. The second image depicts the carved out tombs that reside beneath the ground. KV11 – Rameses III: KV62 – Tutankhamen: The tiny tomb of Tutankhamun. KV8 – Merenptah: KV2 – Rameses IV: Be sure to notice the last two photos, which show Coptic and Greek…

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The Fools go to Egypt (2/3)

The Fools go to Egypt (2/3)

Go to Part 1/3 Go to Part 3/3 Luxor: Luxor Bazaar: Luxor Temple: (1400 BCE) Karnak Temple: (2050-30 BC) Karnak Temple is a mix of many temples, chapels, buildings, and pylons. It is the second most visited site in Egypt, second to the pyramids. ACE – Animal Care Egypt: An animal welfare agency that provides veterinary care and educational instruction. Roadside views in Luxor: Colossi of Memnon: (1350 BCE) Hatshepsut Temple: (1550-1292 BC) Egypt is continued in Part 3 of…

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The Fools go to Egypt (1/3)

The Fools go to Egypt (1/3)

The Wandering Fools packed their bags, gathered their hats and sunscreen, and departed for Egypt. We’re keeping our trip update light on text and heavy on the photos. Go to Egypt, part 2/3 Go to Egypt, part 3/3 Giza: Pyramids & Great Sphinx of Giza: (2580-2560 BC) We visited Giza’s most famous sites on a hazy morning–not great for pictures, but a welcome relief from the fall sun that kept us in 90-ish degree temperatures for most of our trip….

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Halloween & Christmas T-Shirts

Halloween & Christmas T-Shirts

The Wandering Fools have been very busy, but they managed to design and finish a bunch of t-shirts just in time for Halloween and Christmas. Check out some of the designs farther down the page, and order the t-shirts by clicking the link below, and then selecting which vender you prefer: ORDER T-SHIRTS

Cannyoneering Lower Jump Canyon

Cannyoneering Lower Jump Canyon

The Fools ran Lower Jump Canyon with a group of other canyoneers, and it was a rough one. We finished in around 10 hours, but were exhausted mentally and physically. Definitely do not attempt this canyon on your own. Enjoy the video! Running Lower Jump Canyon  **Disclaimer: Canyoneering comes with serious risks and should only be done if you have proper training or an experienced leader. The information above is not to be used to attempt the canyon and is…

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Canyoneering San Antonio Canyon

Canyoneering San Antonio Canyon

After a long break from canyoneering, we made our spring debut by running San Antonio Falls. With the pleasures of a sunny day and ice-cold waterfalls pounding our heads, we couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season…although we were both admittedly out of shape. Enjoy the video! Running San Antonio Canyon  **Disclaimer: Canyoneering comes with serious risks and should only be done if you have proper training or an experienced leader. The information above is not to…

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