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Get out and Get Grilling

Get out and Get Grilling

We love to BBQ. The tantalizing smells aside, who doesn’t love the perfectly cooked steak, shrimp kebobs, or delicious grilled vegetables? For variety, throw on a pizza, flip some burgers, or grill a whole fish. Whatever you are craving, now is the season to get...
Aplicaciones útiles para viajeros

Aplicaciones útiles para viajeros

For the English version see below. Nosotros somos bastante amigos de la tecnología y aprendimos a usarla para hacer algunas cosas del viaje más fáciles. En el camino descubrimos varias aplicaciones para el celular que nos han sido de gran ayuda. Les contamos cuáles...
A few weeks in Mexico–

A few weeks in Mexico–

In May, 2016 we packed up the van and headed to Kino Bay for a few weeks.    Bahia de Kino is located about 5 hours South of the US border crossing in Nogales, Arizona. It is one hour from the capital of the state of Sonora, Mexico- Hermosillo. We lived in this...

Dawson City SourToe Cocktail (Real Human Toe)

Dawson City’s Famous SourTOE Cocktail is definitely one of the strangest and most disgusting traditions that we’ve discovered. I mean a dead severed human toe in a glass, and we’re not talking a little pinky here people, it’s a gnarly toe,...

An Unforgettable Arrival Into Alaska

An adventure travel podcast from life on the road in a VW Bus Find out about how our arrival into Alaska nearly came to a tragic end and our disgusting encounter with a dead toe The post An Unforgettable Arrival Into Alaska appeared first on Kombi...
Experiencing Vidanta

Experiencing Vidanta

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll be honest right up front. I dislike big resorts. Actually, I can’t stand them. Certainly, I can admit I do appreciate a flushing toilet or a shower a few times a week, but when I travel I want to actually experience...
Wild Colorado

Wild Colorado

After our jaunt up Modeno Pass and first real experience getting off road and wild in the Rockies, our appetite for the Great Colorado wilderness was at fever pitch. With our vehicles finally fully functional, we decided to get as wild and remote as we could, and stay...
Snake River Canyon

Snake River Canyon

Today was one of those beautiful days that unfolds effortlessly. I woke up at the cabin with the men of the family. We made hash browns and eggs, saw a bluebird at breakfast, washed the dishes, slowly packed up our things. And then instead of heading back to Boise...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Heather A right of passage when doing a long hike is receiving a trail name. When we started we watched as people scrambled to name each other, wanting to be ‘christened’ moments after arriving on the trail, we tried to avoid it, but there is no escaping...
USA: Lo que pasa en Las Vegas…

USA: Lo que pasa en Las Vegas…

…TE LO CONTAMOS ACÁ! For the English version see below. Derribamos el famoso dicho de “Lo que pasa en Las Vegas, queda en Las Vegas” y te contamos lo que hicimos y lo que vimos en esta gran ciudad del pecado. Pero, antes de llegar a Las Vegas vivimos algunas otras...
USA: Arizona, de camino al Gran Canón

USA: Arizona, de camino al Gran Canón

For the English version see below. El cartel dice “Arizona, estado del Gran Cañón” y nos da la bienvenida al estado número cinco en nuestro recorrido. Pero el famoso gigante se hizo esperar. El pronóstico indicaba que iba a llover y nevar los próximos días así que...
Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Part one; Dunes. There is nowhere in the world like this place. Huge cascading dunes rise 750 feet from the valley floor, framed by rolling greenery, mountain streams and all set against the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies. You could be forgiven for thinking that you...
Retreat for a quiet Easter weekend.

Retreat for a quiet Easter weekend.

It was Good Friday and we thought that we should skip Mexico City because it would be way too crazy during Easter weekend.  So we headed southwest to look for some water to cool off and a quiet place away from the crowds and craziness of Mexico’s biggest holiday...
Teotihuacan, our first Pyramids and ruins.

Teotihuacan, our first Pyramids and ruins.

Pyramid of the Moon This photo was taken from the top of the Pyramid of the Sun (third largest pyramid in the world) looking across the way towards Pyramid of the Moon which mimics the Mountain Cerro Gordo that rests behind it.  The Pyramid of the Moon (151 feet high)...
The Arrivals

The Arrivals

It’s the people you miss. The trade-off for a life lived out in the world is that you leave behind those you care about. That twinge of sadness at the idea of missing out on all those celebrations and camping trips and dinners out. Luckily for us, the arrivals...
Halifax in Nova Scotia

Halifax in Nova Scotia

Am 19. Mai 2016 startete unsere Panamericana Reise mit unserem Flug nach Halifax in Kanada. Steffi nahm den Flieger in München, Daniel startete von Berlin aus. Und obwohl wir uns fest vorgenommen hatten, diesmal alles besser zu planen, als beim Start unserer Weltreise...
Holy Smokies

Holy Smokies

Dan Week three of the trail saw us entering the Smokey Mountain National Park. Laden down with our expensive Fontana Dam resupply our plan was to make it through the park in a single shot rather than get off the trail in Gatlinburg to resupply again. So with heavy...