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Changes Afoot

Changes Afoot

In just a few days we will, once again, hit the road. For as is our life, changes are always afoot. This time around it’s a known entity, trading the ever-changing day-to-day life at camp for a road trip of discovery. Fall symbolizes change and keeping in line...
Why is Colombian Coffee the Best in the World?

Why is Colombian Coffee the Best in the World?

Interesting Facts You Can Learn During a Coffee Tour in Colombia During a coffee tour in Colombia you can learn many interesting facts: all the labour intensive steps, which make Colombian Coffee the best in the world. We recently travelled through the Coffee Region...
Medellin: Tale of a City

Medellin: Tale of a City

Milo is just 25 years old and extremely personable. At the age of 7 years old on his way to school, he saw his first dead body, lying riddled with bullets in the street of his neighbourhood. Eeishh… bit of a grim start to a travel blog, eh? Milo has much to tell us...
Ecuador nos vuelve a recibir

Ecuador nos vuelve a recibir

Ecuador nos había conquistado en el viaje de ida y a pesar de que fue difícil despedirnos de Colombia después de haberla recorrido por más de cuatro meses, cruzamos la frontera con mucho entusiasmo por los reencuentros con amigos a los que volveremos a visitar y por...
Belize big iguanas and rising rivers

Belize big iguanas and rising rivers

Down near the Southern border of Belize lies Punta Gorda, an interesting little town. It has a very Caribbean vibe.  But many people speak Spanish, as it shares a jungle border with Guatemala.  In PG (as the locals call it) this strange house towers over all the...
Colombian Coffee Time

Colombian Coffee Time

Got time for a coffee? These days we’re not short on time to sit around and swap stories with other overlanders over a coffee, so it’s rather cool to finally be here in the centre of the Colombian coffee universe. You know that Colombia’s big on coffee, right? Well,...
Introducing Rover Pass

Introducing Rover Pass

In our new role as campground managers, we’ve come across dozens of new campground search engines. One popular option is Rover Pass. As a newly re-opened campground under new ownership, getting our name-brand out there is all important. RoverPass is a free...
NOVA SCOTIA: THE END OF OUR ROAD

NOVA SCOTIA: THE END OF OUR ROAD

A SHORT STORY ABOUT SOME FOLKS FROM NOVA SCOTIA A sea-mist hung over the dirt track leading down to Whale Cove. On setting out you might think there’s not much down there – a concrete wharf, a few sheds, a broken fishing boat and a couple of seagulls...
Cool Colombia

Cool Colombia

Hope we’re not tempting fate…. but after three weeks, cool Colombia ’s already looking hot-favourite for Cuthbert’s ‘Top Spot – South America’ Award. In the last blog we joked about Colombia’s notoriety for drugs barons and banditos. In truth, the threat to...
Our New Home~ An Introduction

Our New Home~ An Introduction

After the teaser photos on social media here is the post that you all asked for~ interior photos of our new home. After the universe spoke to us and radically changed up our plans… AGAIN, we determined that our beloved Tequila was simply not quite right for this...
Colombia: Termas de Cononuco

Colombia: Termas de Cononuco

Un día a alguien se le ocurrió construir el peor camino posible. Y lo hizo. Algunos años después, a una pareja de viajeros se le ocurrió tomar ese camino. Y lo hizo. Así fue como terminamos manejando en un tortuoso camino de piedras puntiagudas que no daban respiro....
Belize- week one

Belize- week one

We received an email telling us that the animal import permit was ready, so we packed up and headed for the border.  As soon as we arrived a “border helper” met us and walked us through the steps.  He also led the dogs, on their leashes, into the...
Quintana Roo- also known as the Riviera Maya

Quintana Roo- also known as the Riviera Maya

This area of Mexico is certainly the most touristy that we have seen.  And with tourist zones come higher prices.  We first noticed it when we stopped at a toll booth and were charged $245pesos (approx $14) when we had become accustomed to tolls of $45p (approx $2.75)...
Colombia: Popayán, ciudad de historias curiosas

Colombia: Popayán, ciudad de historias curiosas

Cualquiera puede encontrar en internet que Popayán es la Ciudad Blanca, que es famosa por su celebración de la Semana Santa, que viven muchos jóvenes por ser también una ciudad universitaria y que tiene una cultura gastronómica reconocida en todo el país. Pero no...