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Berlin to Rome

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Today we said goodbye to Germany and hopped a plane to Rome, Italy.  Take your cheap flight over to Rome in today’s photo gallery. 

Amsterdam by day and bike

Monday, April 7th, 2008

With just over one million bicycles (that’s more than one for each of the city’s residents) Amsterdam is a cyclist’s paradise and since we only had a couple days to explore city we decided that getting around town by bike would be the best way to cover as much ground as possible. For about $12 a day, we rented a couple of bikes from MacBike, a bike rental shop near Amsterdam Centraal train station, and began making our way through the maze of bike paths that criss-cross town. Ride around town in today’s gallery.

Shipping out of Buenos Aires

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

All good things must come to an end. We bid enchanting Buenos Aires adieu, jump on a bus (much to our amusement) and head north to Iguaçu Falls in northern Argentina. Take your bus ride up north in today’s photo gallery.

Saying goodbye to Isla Ometepe

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

After a magical few days on this volcanic island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, it was time to say goodbye. We caught a queasy ride back to the mainland and set our sights on the Costa Rica border. Check out our day of travels by sea and over land in this gallery…

About LongJaunt Equal parts lighthearted jaunt and in-depth journey, this intimately documented trip around the world has one goal: to bring you along for the ride.

Thushan Amarasiriwardena

, former Senior Multimedia Producer at The Boston Globe, has always loved telling a great story. Combining his eye for visual story telling and his technical background in computer science at North Carolina State University, Thushan has reported on business, sports and travel for The Globe. You can find his site here.

Michael Kurtz

, graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His thesis research focused on the intersection of race and music in Northeastern Brazil. He worked previously as A&R and Production Coordinator for Putumayo World Music, an international music record label based in New York City. You can find his site here.

Brian Rogers

graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and has traveled extensively in Latin America.

Alicia Conway

is LongJaunt's home base chief and a Technical Producer for The Boston Globe. She joined and contributed with the team out in England, Kenya, Tanzania, The Netherlands and Thailand.