Stepping out into a global adventure
At 1 a.m.today, as others faded from ringing in the new year, Joel and Christie Daniel will have lifted off from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, on the way to their new life traveling the world and documenting their experiences.
“We wanted to get as close to the new year as possible,” said Joel Daniel, 40. The San Clemente couple were in Arizona on a last visit with family before flying out. “We wanted to start 2019 with this. Every minute of 2019, we want to travel.”
When they touch down, they’ll be in Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, and will head to Las Terrenas, a resort town on the Samaná Peninsula on the island’s northeastern side. The...