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Moglander sails 1500km on the Amazon

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We have been on beaches, in deserts, on salt flats and high in the Andes mountains. but we had yet to take a barge down the Amazon with our truck. We knew this was the plan as we traveled from…

Angel Falls in the Dry season

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One of the big attractions in Venezuela is Angel falls, and at a kilometer tall, it’s a pretty big attraction indeed! This is the tallest waterfall in the world, and its hard to say which we preferred, Angel falls or Iguazu…

Overland Travel in Venezuela

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As we hinted before, we decided on going through Venezuela from Colombia to Brazil. Even though the country is going through a lot of turmoil right now, we felt that it was a journey that was worth taking, and that…

All Part of the Adventure

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We sometimes get asked what was the biggest problem we have had to overcome on our trip. That’s a tricky one to answer, but I think the process of making the decision to go in the first place was the…

Colombia to Venezuela

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We had come to the end of our time in Colombia, and we had a great time there.  We did spend quite a bit of time pondering what country we would go to after Colombia. We had 3 options facing…

Colombia Overland

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When visiting a Coffee farm, where else would you park? Colombia is right at the northern tip of South America. It’s bordering countries are Brazil, Ecuador,Panama, Peru and Venezuela. Colombia also can boast that it is the only South American country…

Ecuador Market days

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Market Day brings everyone out. Otavalo in Ecuador is home to one of the largest markets in South America . It has to be said it is one of the most enjoyable alfresco retail experiences we have had here.Up for…

Ecuador Overland

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Ecuador Overland by camper truck Ecuador is situated on the equator on the Pacific coast of South America, bordered by Columbia to the north and Peru to the south and east. Despite being a very small country it really has…

Andean Christmas Traditions

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After the highlights of the past few months, we wondered if we could get back into “normal” traveling mode, which to us means following our own path and seeing what sights or events that we come across. We’re quite happy…

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Peru Adventures

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Peru Adventures with our Irish visitors We had been looking forward to Friday 15th November for a number of weeks, as on this day two great friends Robin and Claire arrived from The Republic of Cork to Lima in Peru…

Galapagos Islands

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It was time for us to take another mini holiday from our truck (or should I say fact finding and exploratory mission) and so the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador was our destination. It is always sad leaving…

La Paz Bolivia to the Jungle

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La Paz at night After 13 dental visits (for Merv), it was finally time to leave La Paz Bolivia and head in the direction of the Central Highlands and further on into The Pampas and The Jungle. The day before…

Who let the dogs out – Humberstone

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Sadly we were on our last few days in Chile, but as they say all good things come to an end.  Lucky for us though we are traveling North and still have loads of new adventures, new countries and new places to…

Atacama Stargazing at ALMA

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Moglander is dwarfed by the high precision antennas. If Carlsberg were to make the best stargazing location in the world, it would probably be the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile. When you visit the main tourist town, San Pedro de…

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Minus 14 on Salar de Uyuni

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The town of Uyuni We arrived into Uyuni, the town which most Bolivians refer to as the ‘extreme cold’ place of Bolivia. I wonder why ? We were about to find out, but find out in a good way. This…

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Sucre, Bolivia

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Sarah studying our Bolivian guide book we found in a book exchange Sucre, Bolivia. What a beautiful city , set in a valley surrounded by low mountains, boasts numerous churches , museums, funky restaurants and old houses. All buildings in…

Bolivia – for Starters!

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Leaving Argentina might have been sad for us, but on the other hand it was exciting as we were entering a whole new wonderful country called Bolivia which is probably the highest and most isolated of the Latin American countries.…

Salta Gaucho Festival

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Well we are back on the road again, having said our good-byes to Martyn and Kate in Santiago ,but before we left Martyn very kindly helped us sort some new batteries for the truck. We headed to the Chilean/Argentina border…

House sitting in Chile finished

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  House sitting in Chile can be fun. But for us, it’s over. We were parked up for just over a month, and we’ve now got ichy feet. This is what we have been doing. Tennis of course Sarah made…