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Prince Edward Island

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We had some terrific experiences on this tiny island! It started with a ferry ride to PEI (as the locals call it) from Nova Scotia. We arrived and spent the night in another Provincial Park. Then we started the tourist…

Flowers & Other Beautiful Things

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We’ve been traveling for almost 10 months, seems shorter than that at times but then Alaska seems a long time ago, even Mexico seems a life time ago. We’re still hoping to be home by early August, haven’t booked our…
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The chaos of the rear bumper

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This unit began as an original Vanagon bumper and a basic receiver hitch welded to the frame. Then we found an old-style GoWesty hitch mounted swing-away bumper. Finally, we added an Aluminess box. All of these pieces evolved into what…
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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site (and costumes!)

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The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is possibly the second largest attraction on the Breton cape area of Nova Scotia (known as Cape Breton) and a fascinating archeology and anthropology reconstruction. At one time this fort housed a large…
We have recently returned from another trip to Africa. It was actually Viking Explorer who said “I miss the bush” a few months ago, and so we plotted an escape. More about that excursion in coming blog posts after we have sifted through 2,000 photos … Being physically in Africa once again highlighted both the … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/06/on-our-way-to-1000-target-for-rhino-conservation/">Continue reading »</a></p>

On our way to $1,000 target for rhino conservation

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We have recently returned from another trip to Africa. It was actually Viking Explorer who said “I miss the bush” a few months ago, and so we plotted an escape. More about that excursion in coming blog posts after we…
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Mobile phone service Canada

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As many overlanders start or end their trip in Canada, it might be useful to know where to pick up a SIM card for your unlocked phone, if you need one. Local service providers will offer less bang for your…
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Stats Colombia

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Days in country: 25Money spent: $2731.69 (daily average $109.27) [Colombia was cheap except for gas and the trek to the Lost City was expensive, which is why this number is a little high]Distance driven: 2628km/1633milesLongest drive: 384km/238miles…
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Western Sahara, Tan Tan, Sidi Ifni

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This is a far south as Sara is going. The guys have decided to go south in the desert in to the disputed territory of the Western Sahara. The conditions of the roads, the 30 km “dry” lake crossing, and…
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“Real” Colonial Charm

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Dan After winding our way through the tight one way streets of San Gil, where I may or may not have clipped a bus with the wing mirror, this remains a matter of debate between driver and navigator, we congratulated…
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The Reason We Went ~

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While a big birthday was the impetus for planning the trip, Mexico’s Copper Canyon was the draw. While we were very pleasantly surprised to fall in love with Alamos and El Fuerte on the way, the Canyon was the planned…
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A long pause in Cape Cod

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Where has the slow house gone?  All quiet on the postings, lately!? Alta has been relegated to Home Depot dashes and furniture hauling!  We have accepted a fun offer from friends, and are spending some time working on two “cottages”…
Have a look at this great video – it is only 6 minutes long, I am sure you have the time. In late 2014, Rhino Conservation Botswana along with Wilderness Wildlife Trust (who we are supporting!) and other stakeholders and funders announced the successful translocation of a small founder population of Critically Endangered black rhino … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/05/where-the-rhino-money-goes/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Where the rhino money goes

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Have a look at this great video – it is only 6 minutes long, I am sure you have the time. In late 2014, Rhino Conservation Botswana along with Wilderness Wildlife Trust (who we are supporting!) and other stakeholders and…

Tigo vs Tigo

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As you blast down the Panam Hwy sooner than later you’ll realize that having a constant internet package in pocket is more affordable and easier than one would think. Coming from Canada one just cannot wonder how come that a…

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