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The Hoover Dam

School Report 9

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Man Made and Natural Wonders of the World There are things in our world that are truly amazing. They may be something that man has built or they may be something natural. Grumpy and I have been lucky to see…
Lights of Las Vegas

Are we now on a holiday?

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 Lights of Las VegasAfter a few days of chores including washing our riding suits in San Diego and Los Angeles, we made use of the excellent interstate highways to move on to Las Vegas to meet up with…
Chegando em El Pinacate

É isso o que queremos fazer com o financiamento do CATARSE!!!

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Escrevemos este POST para dividir um pouco a feliz experiência que tivemos ao criar a campanha de financiamento coletivo CATARSE, que teve o intuito de recuperar-nos do roubo que sofremos na Colômbia, quando perdemos praticamente todo nosso equipamento eletrônico (máquinas…
<div>[Please scroll down for the English version]</div><div><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ajbqd4V3XaU/VVq-HUQ-SBI/AAAAAAAADns/il0xTX8i4XI/s1600/blog-20150517-1939-DSC02400.JPG"><img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ajbqd4V3XaU/VVq-HUQ-SBI/AAAAAAAADns/il0xTX8i4XI/s1600/blog-20150517-1939-DSC02400.JPG"/></a></div><div><br /></div><div>[LV]</div><div><br /></div><div>Kā reiz teica populārs latviešu dzejnieks: “Mums skaidri zināms ir mērķis un mēs uz to ejam.” Arī būt par Kanādiešiem un daļai no šīs fantastiskās nācijas bija viens no mūsu mērķiem, vai varbūt vairāk kā sapņiem?! Tagad tas ir piepildījies! :)</div><div><br /></div><div>Pāris mēnešus atpakaļ, kad pagriezām Astrīdu ziemeļu virzienā, bija daudz jautājumu kāpēc esam atgriezušies Vankūverā. Lai gan internetā mēs par to nerunājām, privāti mēs neslēpām, ka esam atpakaļ, lai nokārtotu pilsonības jautājumu, uz kuras iegūšanu bijām kādu laiku gaidījuši.</div><div><br /></div><div>Mēs esam dzimuši Latvieši, par ko esam ļoti lepni, un izvēlējušies būt par Kanādiešiem. Ko tas nozīmē?! Laikam to, ka esam Latvijas-Kanādieši. Ja man kāds 10 gadus atpakaļ teiktu, ka tā būs, es diez vai ticētu. Bet šodien tā ir realitāte un mēs esam ļoti priecīgi par to! :)</div><div><br /></div><div>[EN]</div><div><br /></div><div>As once popular Latvian poet said: “We have a clear goal, and we are going for it.” To be Canadians and part of this fantastic nation was one of our goals, or more like a dream?! Well the dream has come true! :)</div><div><br /></div><div>Few months ago, when we pointed Astrid North, there were quite a few questions why we are back in Vancouver. Despite the fact that we were no talking about it on internet, we were never hiding it from other people that we are back to take last steps towards Canadian citizenship.</div><div><br /></div><div>We have been born in Latvian, and are very proud about it. We choose to be Canadians. What that means?! I guess that we are Latvian-Canadians. If somebody would tell me this 10 years ago, I would have hard time believing. Now… now it is reality and we are super excited about it! :)</div><div><div><br /></div></div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/izaicinajums/~4/hI-zmtu9WZQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Kanādieši | Canadians

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[Please scroll down for the English version][LV]Kā reiz teica populārs latviešu dzejnieks: “Mums skaidri zināms ir mērķis un mēs uz to ejam.” Arī būt par Kanādiešiem un daļai no šīs fantastiskās nācijas bija viens no mūsu mērķiem, vai…
One of the amazing things about Baja is the diversity of the peninsula. From beach to cactus prairie to boulder fields to mountains it’s an amazing place. We have set out to visit and experience some of the less common places on the peninsula and with that in mind we headed to Parque Nacional San Pedro Martir national park. This […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=nicknameinternational.com&blog=61314790&post=1053&subd=nicknameinternational&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

Camping in the clouds at 10,000 Feet

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One of the amazing things about Baja is the diversity of the peninsula. From beach to cactus prairie to boulder fields to mountains it’s an amazing place. We have set out to visit and experience some of the less common…
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Sniffing for Coffee

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I lowered my camera, sniffing the air around me like a dog. Jim and I looked at each other with the same silent question reverberating between us. Where was the smell of roasting coffee coming from? We wandered around corners…
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Culture shock USA

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 Bowling down the freeway today from San Diego to Los Angeles we were momentarily in the shadow of a passing pick-up truck. I say pick-up truck but this thing (a Dodge I think) was called a ‘Big Horn Heavy…
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Welcome to America

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Hoje (05/05/15) cruzamos a fronteira do nosso décimo sétimo país, os Estados Unidos da América. Essa não é a primeira vez que entramos nos EUA e tampouco é a nossa primeira visita à Costa Oeste, mas entrar dirigindo o Godzilla…
Quando entramos no México estávamos animados e ao mesmo tempo preocupados com os inúmeros relatos de problemas com a polícia, milícias e exército que outros viajantes reportaram, mas no final foi tudo bem, fomos parados algumas vezes pela polícia e pelo exército, mas sempre foram muito simpáticos e corretos. Passamos 28 dias incríveis no México e conhecemos um México que não é diferente do Brasil com sua Riviera Maia cheia de resorts... <a href="http://zanzando.com/2015/05/04/mexico-em-numeros/">Ler mais</a><img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=zanzando.com&blog=66365899&post=2747&subd=zanzandodotcom&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

México em Números

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Quando entramos no México estávamos animados e ao mesmo tempo preocupados com os inúmeros relatos de problemas com a polícia, milícias e exército que outros viajantes reportaram, mas no final foi tudo bem, fomos parados algumas vezes pela polícia e…
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Onde Ficamos – México

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Quando entramos no México achávamos que passaríamos mais tempo acampado, mas no final acabamos ficando mais em hotéis do que em nossa barraca. De toda forma, o México é um dos países que mais opções oferecem aos viajantes, desde os…
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Adiós México

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E o trem quebrou! Voltamos no dia 02/05/15 para Los Mochis, mas a locomotiva do trem apresentou um problema mecânico logo após a saída de Creel e teve que ser substituída. Em razão desse problema, a chegada em Los Mochis,…
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Imaginem essas pirâmides vistas do ar!!!

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Se essas imagens vistas do chão já impressionam, imaginem essas pirâmides vistas do ar! Há muito tempo tentávamos sobrevoar com nosso paramotor alguma ruína da América do Sul ou Central, mas nunca conseguíamos. Ou éramos impedidos pelas regras locais ou…
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Belize

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A small country with lots of diversity. Formerly British Honduras their official language is still English. On the coast it boasts coral reefs, islands and atolls, white sand beaches and mangrove forests. The interior was probably all jungle at one…
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Barrancas de Cobre

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Lendo alguns blogs de outros viajantes como nós, descobrimos um passeio de trem que sai de Los Mochis na costa do Pacífico até a Cidade de Chihuahua. Esse trajeto de 673 quilômetros é considerado uma das mais bonitas viagens de…
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The Road to San Carlos

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Cactus. Giant Cactus. Tree-like Cactus. Small, blooming Cactus. The drive to San Carlos is filled with Cactus! We began in Phoenix, driving south and over the border. The continuing display of cactus followed as we went, ebbing slightly at times,…
Maior árvore do mundo

A maior árvore do mundo!!!

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Algum dia você já se perguntou sobre a maior árvore do mundo? Nós nunca, mas quando viajávamos pelo sul do México, a caminho de Oaxaca, a meros 10 km de lá, numa pequena cidade chamada Santa Maria del Tule, encontramos…

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