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No time to burn

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After a couple of months travelling with no set deadlines it was a bit of a shock to suddenly have to be at a certain place at a certain time. Fortunately that place and that time was Burning Man 2014,…

I’m still alive

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I will never forget the sensation of my helmet scraping against the asphalt, moments stretching on for infinities as that grinding overwhelms my ears and I slide completely beyond control. I recall in this time outside of time, with odd…

Série Dicas VLE ed.12 – México

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- Não dirija a noite por nada – Posto de gasolina é comum, sempre da estatal Pemex, mas encha sempre o tanque – As vezes acontece de ter manifestações nas estradas secundarias e eles fecham elas, nada que um bom…

Lao and its dirty, evil, little secret

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We spend leisurely days in Luang Prabang, the reputed tourist hub of Lao and our official gateway to South East Asia. We’ve already been in the country for over a month and are only starting to feel well rested. China…

Going Up Baja

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The first day back on the road started with a quick trip into La Paz. I waited until the night before we left to look over the bus and realized I had a cracked alternator stand leaking oil. Geraldo VW…

Mexico 5 – San Miguel de Allende in the Guanajuato State and up the western Pacific coast to Mazatlan.

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25th March – 2nd April - San Miguel de Allende is a fascinating place of cobbled streets and colonial architecture, having been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.  There are no traffic lights in the main area of…

Vancouver

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It had been quite some time since we had been through a big city. Some would argue that Vancouver, BC doesn’t actually fall into the category of big city, but for us it was certainly a change of pace.We…

On the road to Whistler

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Not being fans of crummy weather, the advantage of living in a house with wheels is that you can relocate to drier climates as it takes your fancy.This is why we left Banff slightly sooner than initially planned, but…

A PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

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Our arrival in Mexico City marks the end of the fourth leg of our trans-America journey. After eight months it is time again to take a break from the road and head back to Europe, to catch up with family…

Mexicali to Bahia Kino

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Crossing in Mexicali turned out being a mistake. We should have figured out there was no way we could cross the border and get to a “safe place” to camp in one day. Unless we’d crossed at 6:00 am or…

Jasper and Banff

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I suspect it is considered a crime to visit British Columbia or Alberta and not pay a visit to Jasper and Banff. Not wanting the Canadian Mounties to angrily chase us out of the country we made the detour to…

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…

The (real) Adventure begins

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Which way to Mexico? After dropping the kids at the airport we find ourselves a campground where we stay for 4 nights. The sites are minuscule but the internet works well and the spa is hot. We’re happy. We’ve been…

Mexico 4 – Tehuacan, the cactus forests of the Reserva de la Biosfera de Tehuacan – Cuicatlan and on to San Miguel de Allende.

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20th March – After 6 days in Oaxaca, we are ready to move on now towards Tehuacan and Puebla, skirting around the eastern side of Mexico City.  Huge skies and a dry and rocky landscape, local farmers scratching an existence…

Baja family reunion

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Minnie First, a quick update on Minnie’s state of health. I’m glad to say she is now doing much better. It’s pretty incredible how fast she has recovered from her near death experience. Only the areas where she was shaved…

Icarus Complex

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Fun is a relative term. That’s why some people’s favourite roads are what others would call “bad”. The road, to use the term loosely, to Batopilas from Urique is one of those roads I think everyone can agree is bad,…

Trouble in Baja.

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That’s cruel. Back in San Felipe, we camped at Playa Bonita campground where we had stayed before on our ATV ride. Seemed like a good idea as the place is in town, on the beach and has wi-fi access for…

That’s Baja!

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Baja field trip After spending a few days relaxing and enjoying the company, we feel the itch to move again. Plus, we don’t want to over-indulge into Jim and Carens’ hospitality; or the trip might end right here… We begin…

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…