Author Archives: Gannon & Wyatt

The Spectacular State of Utah

We at Travels with Gannon & Wyatt are almost always working on multiple projects at the same time and this month has been about as busy as they come. Hawaii went on sale September 6, we’re wrapping up a third draft of Australia, beginning a first draft of Cuba, and recently hit the road to […]

Journal Entry: Mauna Kea Hawaii

March 11, 2014
Kona to Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Woke at 4 AM because of time change. Still dark. Lie in bed looking out the window. As the sun began to light the sky, Hualalai took shape. I stepped out onto the lanai. A thousand birds sang. The air was warm but pleasant. Little yellow lights like stars still lit the slopes of the 8,275 ft volcano, Hualalai. Somewhere behind it, the largest volcanoes on earth, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea.

Shopping in Egypt

One of our favorite things to do in Egypt was to wander the local markets, or souks. The markets are set up like large mazes, with new and fascinating things around every corner. Bargaining is part of the shopping experience in Egypt. It is customary to haggle back and forth over the price until you […]

Going on Safari in Botswana

Botswana has some of the most diverse wildlife in Africa. Almost 40% of the country is preserved just for the animals. They roam free on the uninhabited land and visitors come to experience them in their natural habitat without disturbing them while on safari in Botswana. There are about 200,000 elephants in Botswana, more than […]

The Egyptian Pyramids

The pyramids in Egypt are the most famous in the world, although they exist in other places, too. People travel from all over to learn about the history of the pyramids and see them up close and in person. We learned all kinds of cool facts about the pyramids on our trip! Did you know… […]

There’s More to Iceland Than Ice!

It’s true that Iceland has ice, but it’s not cold all the time. In fact, the weather changes so quickly that you might feel like you’ve experienced all four seasons in one day. There are some other things about Iceland that might surprise you: Waterfalls. There are about 10,000 waterfalls in Iceland. Because there are […]

Wildlife at Great Bear Rainforest

When most people hear the word “rainforest” they think of hot, tropical jungles, like in the Amazon. But there are also temperate rainforests, which means that they can be cooler and have conifer trees. That’s right, it can feel like Christmas in the rainforest! Great Bear Rainforest is in Canada on the British Columbia Coast. […]

What to do in Greenland

Greenland is one of the most remote places on earth and also one of the most beautiful. It’s not a place many people travel to because it’s somewhat isolated, though you can take a day trip from Iceland and fly there in less than two hours. Once you’ve arrived, there are things every traveler should […]

Travels with Gannon & Wyatt Holiday Giveaway

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3 Interesting Facts About Botswana

Our very first adventure took us to Botswana, a beautiful country located in South Africa with more than 2 million residents. Here are some of the fun and interesting facts that we learned. 3 Interesting Facts About Botswana 1. Elephants In South Africa, Botswana has the largest elephant population and the average African elephant lives […]