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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…

Honduras -Nicaragua- Honduras border crossings

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You noticed it well, did it both ways. Leaving Honduras is pretty straight forward and fast . Get exit stamp for passport and turn in car importation paper. I mean you hand over the car paper, the guy looks at…
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Where’s Woodstock?

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We flew through several states in a short amount of time on our way towards Boston. Somewhere near upstate New York the navigator of slowcarfasthouse realized that we were near the site of the original Woodstock festival. After some quick…
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Where have they been?

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The answer to “Where have they been?” is almost as interesting as “Where are they going?”  Here is a little graphic to indicate the places we have been thus far.  Click on the photo to make it larger!…
As you know, we are passionate about wildlife – it was one of the driving forces behind our decision to explore Africa. We are also very concerned about the plight of rhinos in Africa. We were incredibly fortunate on our  adventure to see rhino in the wild. It was a magical experience, and one that … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/05/raising-money-for-rhino-conservation/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Raising money for Rhino conservation

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As you know, we are passionate about wildlife – it was one of the driving forces behind our decision to explore Africa. We are also very concerned about the plight of rhinos in Africa. We were incredibly fortunate on our …
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Kentucky (by way of Tennessee)

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After the VW show we started towards Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. Our first geocache grab was at the quirky Wigwam Motel  in Tennessee. Then we crossed into Kentucky.   These states blended together into a serious of back roads,…
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Tennessee VW Event-

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We rolled in to East Ridge, Tennessee pretty late at night. It wasn’t hard to find the collection of VW’s, even in the dark. They were gathered in a gritty parking lot, camped in all manner of chaos. All of…
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Georgia on my mind

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Leaving Florida took much longer than expected. And it took a piece of us! We loved the scenery, the beaches and the wonderful people we met while we were there. We did not love the difficulty finding reasonable camping and…
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Nord Chili

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Et bien voila, nous voici donc dans le nord du Chili, plus précisément à San Pedro de Atacama.Comme son nom l’indique la ville se situe dans le fameux désert d’Atacama le plus sec du monde! (on y arrive quand…
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A Rainy Day Post

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Heather It’s a rainy day today here in Ecuador, so we are just hanging out in the camper (so thankful that we have a camper) catching up on emails, reading, etc. and I found an old email from our friend…
We visited the shell museum on Sanibel Island.  This was my favorite shell in the whole place.  But there was a lot to see and learn there.

Florida finale’

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We whipped around the tip of the peninsula and had an amazing time!  Our toes got stuck in the sand for several days in The Keys.  And then we dashed up the East coast of The Sunshine State as things…
 John Tanner State Park – Carrolton, Georgia This is our 8th week on the road, our 11th state over 7,600 miles. We are slowly unraveling the tangled highways of my country. Each day is new, and each state gradually different … <a href="http://goforth-explorer.com/from-the-road-41215/">Continue reading <span>→</span></a>

From the Road 4/12/15

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 John Tanner State Park – Carrolton, Georgia This is our 8th week on the road, our 11th state over 7,600 miles. We are slowly unraveling the tangled highways of my country. Each day is new, and each state gradually different…

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