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It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet for you to whet the appetite: “We drove south to M’Hamid for an unquestionably touristy … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/its-here-the-book-is-here/">Continue reading »</a></p>

It’s here, the book is here!

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It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet…
Colorado is shut

Colorado is closed. Part 1.

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Having spent far too long faffing about in Utah and Nevada our time in Colorado was short. (That was about the only thing that was short in Colorado—everything else appeared to be of record-breaking height.) After visiting Dinosaur National Monument…
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Utah. Definitely another planet.

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Our initial plan to take a detour south through Escalante—Grand Staircase National Monument was foiled—by torrential rain washing out Cottonwood Road. We formulated ‘Plan B’ when a couple we spoke to in Kodachrome Basin State Park motivated us to pay…
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Charming Chiloé

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A penguin tries really hard to get everyone’s attention, Parque Ahuenco, ChiloéUshuaia, Argentina [by Paula] Last week we blogged ‘live’ from our arrival in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego. But there’s still some catching up to do about the places…
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Monument Valley

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After the surreal landscapes of Utah, it seemed like an obvious choice to take a detour through Monument Valley. It turned out to be one of the most memorable drives of our journey so far.Wave after wave of storm…
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End of the road?

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14 Jan 2015: Only about a year ‘late’ – not too shabby!Ushuaia, Argentina [by Paula] We did it. After 1,199 days, with 17 countries visited and 41,657 miles (66,651km) travelled, at lunchtime yesterday we rolled into the southern-most city…
Surprisingly, or maybe not so surprisingly, there are not a lot of other “overlanders” in the UAE. There are many people who own 4x4s in UAE, and lots of people go driving in the desert on a regular basis, but the number of other traveller types seems to be low. I have no idea how … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/into-the-desert-with-desert-diva/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Into the desert with Desert Diva

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Surprisingly, or maybe not so surprisingly, there are not a lot of other “overlanders” in the UAE. There are many people who own 4x4s in UAE, and lots of people go driving in the desert on a regular basis, but…
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A Year in Pictures ~ 2014 Remembered

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Rather than write a long narrative on the year that was, I wanted to simply look back on the photos. Reminisce on the thousands of memories, and countless adventures that emerged on this past trip around the sun. In no…
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Return to Chile

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El Calafate, Argentina [by Paula] It was more than a year since we’d last been in Chile, and what a year it had been. The country is ridiculously long and skinny. But not only did the northern Atacama desert seem…
When I woke his morning, I was reminded of the last time we spent New Year’s Day adventuring. We were in Mauritania heading for the border with Senegal, 3 months into our African Adventure. This time was quite different. Instead of waking early, packing the vehicle in the dark, and driving through the deserted streets … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/heading-north-towards-oman/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Heading north towards Oman

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When I woke his morning, I was reminded of the last time we spent New Year’s Day adventuring. We were in Mauritania heading for the border with Senegal, 3 months into our African Adventure. This time was quite different. Instead…

The lowest point of our trip

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All trips have their low points. This journey is no exception.  Fortunately this particular low point is measured in altitude, not in how many hours we spent plotting to poison each other.  We arrived in Death Valley after the worst…
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App de Camping pela Europa

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Quando estávamos no México, usamos um guia de campings Mexican Camping do casal Church que foi muito bom e nos ajudou muito. Quando chegamos a Europa, tínhamos a indicação de alguns guias mas antes de comprar resolvemos pesquisar se existia…
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Snow joke

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Cucao, Chiloé, Chile [by Paula] I like to think that one of the few positives of being away from the family is that my parents have taken some trips to Latin America that they might not otherwise have embarked upon.…
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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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The Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat and is located on the southwest edge of Bolivia near its border with Chile. The flats are located at an elevation of about 12,000 feet and cover more than 4,000…
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A Chance for Gratitude

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“Oh crap, she did it again!” Jim hastily rolled down the windows for a refreshing breath of fresh air, intent on dissipating the overwhelming scent of Aspens seemingly never ending gaseous emissions from the back seat. Our little family was…
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Beautiful free beach camps in Brazil

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We’ve parked on or right in front of many wonderful beaches in Brazil. There’s not many people overlanding here, and there isn’t a camping culture either, so there aren’t many ‘campgrounds’, and beach camps are pleasant compared to fuel stations.…
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Canyon del Pato, Peru

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Canyon del Pato is one of those places that overlanders are all told to be sure to put on their “must see” lists. We decide to take a couple of days to ride the canyon and camp inside thanks to…
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A Leap of Faith

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The drive west on Highway 26 appears paved in gold. Lined with thousands of trees displaying a dozen shades of red and gold, the wet road reflects the multi-hued colors, creating the appearance of  a golden pathway leading to weekend…

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