Chris and Kim walking in the desert in Jordan.

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Reaching to the top of Paramo El Sol at sunrise in Colombia

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Kim and Chris leaning on a tree in Sossusvlei, Namibia.

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Kim making the same pondering face as the lady in the street art behind her while living in Mexico City.

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Kim not liking her taste of one of the best Colombian aguardientes

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Chris and Kim sit inside an abandoned house in Goanikontes, Namibia.

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Kim walking over bridge in Jardin Colombia

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Chris doing a thumbs up on our way to Spitzkoppe

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Kim is ready for anything standing on the edge of Fish River Canyon in Namibia