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You did what?!

  And so at 5.30am we dutifully began eating our cinnamon breadsticks with creamed feta as our hosts grinned at us waiting for our response. Put on the goat pastrami they gesture next… YUM, that I can tell you, is…

MILO IS FAMOUS

I was excited to receive my two complimentary copies of The Bark today, which features this: Fame at last for Milo   No, it’s not an entire spread on Milo (although he does have some fascinating views on low-income housing…

Blog Neglect

Time has taken flight and between terrible internet access and my long days on the scooter the blog has fallen prey to some neglect . I am currently in Sharm El Sheikh taking some R & R , the road…

On to Lusk …….

Day 129 – L: Ow, the feet are aching……… This morning we decided to go for a walk along the cliffs on the seashore. We set out after breakfast and buying a few, not such healthy, snacks from the little…

Borders get together

Our annual Tay Valley/ Edinburgh/ Northumbria Norton get together was on this weekend in Yetholm, just a mile or so from the border. I have to say the campsite is first class and the wee pub in the village is…

The long road home

It’s only been four years since I lived in Arusha, but driving back through the horrendous traffic that quickly gives way to donkeys and stray dogs as we passed through the slums to reach foodwatershelter, it felt like a decade.…

The Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

For nearly 5 years, I’ve been reading the blogs of fellow overland travelers on the Pan-Am. From these blogs, one of the most intriguing places was the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, as well as the wild, entrancing high-altitude landscape…

The Road to Quilotoa

Brian and I ride out of Quito bound for Lago Quilotoa. I’ve been hearing a lot about the hike and the great guys at Ecuador Freedom Bike in Quito highly recommended the ride from Quito to the small villages and…

WAS “PAKAL THE GREAT” REALLY AN ALIEN?

THE TEMPLE OF INSCRIPTIONS AT THE MAYAN CITY OF PALENQUE. THE ANCIENT NAME OF PALENQUE WAS LAKAHAMA, MEANING “THE PLACE OF THE GREAT WATERS”. THE RUINS DATE BACK TO 226 BC. EARLY EXPLORERS BELIEVED THE MAYAN CITIES WERE CONSTRUCTED BY…

Panama City and shipping the van

Our van is hopefully on it’s way to Colombia now. The process of shipping out of Panama was unpleasant and expensive, and we wish they’d just build the 30 miles of road that are missing between Panama and Colombia! But…

Out and about in Donabate …….

Day 126 – All the ladies birthdays today – God bless you all. Wishing Penny, Pam R and Little Zoe. Love you lots. Xxxx L: Another beautiful summer’s day in Ireland. Nearly 10 days here and still not one rainy…

The photos from Lubumbashi

Πάρτε μια μικρή γεύση από Λουμπουμπάσι (φωτογραφίες). Filed under: Νέα Tagged: 2013, 2014, adventure, africa, around, Around the world on a Vespa, brazzaville, Club, congo, Democratic, Douala, DRC, drift, Elpa, ghost, gogos, greece, HD, honda, Αφρική, Βέσπα, ΕΛΠΑ, Ελληνική κοινότητα…

Ailing in El Salvador

After a long day we F I N A L L Y made it back to El Sal! With our second journey through Nicaragua coming to an end, I knew that we had a big and potentially stressful day in…

You Tube Videos

Hello All!  Just a quick update from the beautiful city of Prague, there is another post on it’s way shortly but in the meantime…. We have loaded a couple more YouTube videos – a quick one of Charyn Canyon in…