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Stuck in the ARCTIC

A 4.5 year expedition north climaxes in Arctic Alaska, hear about the last 1000 miles and how we were surrounded by Polar Bears in this latest photo-podcast! The post Stuck in the ARCTIC appeared first on Kombi...
Bay of FUNdy

Bay of FUNdy

A little more than a week ago we made a plan to meet up with fellow traveling families, Adv-o-DnA and Mali Mish. We’d met both last year on our travels to Alaska and were looking forward to catching up with them since we decided to head North instead of South...
Canadá pa’l Norte

Canadá pa’l Norte

For the English version see below Canadá es un país que teníamos muchas ganas de conocer. Sin haber visto demasiadas fotos ya nos imaginábamos cómo podía ser: montañas gigantes, millones de pinos y lagos por doquier. No nos equivocamos. La naturaleza de este gran país...
Antigua part 1

Antigua part 1

Hello Antigua, Guatemala home of Laurel Baker!  Eight years ago Laurel/Lori left Chicago to “visit” Costa Rica for awhile.  She made her way north eventually landing in Antigua, Guatemala and has been there ever since.  Eight years ago I promised my great...
Vacationing in BC!

Vacationing in BC!

We have parked the bikes for 2 weeks near to Venice and are headed home to Vancouver for Sara’s brother Ben’s wedding this weekend. The 11 hours of flying and the arriving at what was about 5 am Venice time with no sleep made a mess of us. Luckily we had a day to...

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...

OUR VW BUS FIRE DISASTER

Our worst nightmare, FIRE! But we never thought it would happen when the Van wasn’t moving! The post OUR VW BUS FIRE DISASTER appeared first on Kombi...
5. Wedding – Santiago, Chile

5. Wedding – Santiago, Chile

Mendoza, Argentina. We are in a hostel, visiting the wineries and thinking of going to northern Argentina, blasting emails to all directions, trying to find a wedding there. Meanwhile, Ivan is tagged in a local facebook group for Panamerican travellers and he tries to...
Taco Time!

Taco Time!

We had been moving down the west coast pretty quickly for one main reason – Mexico!  We haven’t been to Baja in one whole year and after spending an entire summer in Alaska and the PNW, warm beaches and cheap tacos sounded like a dream. We’re...
Mex 5: The dirt road connecting east Baja to west Baja.

Mex 5: The dirt road connecting east Baja to west Baja.

Today’s drive will take us from the east side of Baja California Norte to the west side via a 25 miles dirt road called Mex 5. We left Gonzaga Bay first thing in the morning with the Wandrly crew expecting a long driving day… and a loooooong driving day is...
Shi Shi Beach

Shi Shi Beach

The Mali Mish gang ended up at the same spot, so the pack of summer Alaska travelers continues to slowly make their way south down the coast. We took off for Shi Shi Beach with a big recommendation from our friends Jim and Jen. It did not disappoint. I’m pretty...
Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni

New Years 2016 The new year was just around the corner, we – the trio of two Toyota Land Cruisers and one XP Camper – planned to celebrate the coming of the new year on the biggest salt flat in the world : The Salar de Uyuni. In Oruro we needed to fill our...
Mexico, Baja California

Mexico, Baja California

We entered Mexico via California through the border town of Tecate in Baja California on November 28, 2015. Our Baja adventures ended up lasting more than two months. Before crossing we had agreed to meet another couple of Overlanders who were heading South at the...