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To the coast of Spain at Alicante and north to Carcassone, France.

To the coast of Spain at Alicante and north to Carcassone, France.

We had a 468 KM drive to the south west coast of Spain to our friends town Los Areneles del Sol, that is just south of the port city of Alicante. We pressed for 5 hours on the highway and made it in good time. We had pretty good weather and the temperature warmed up...
Jamisons Do Peru: part 3

Jamisons Do Peru: part 3

It was time to ditch the touristy Sacred Valley, and move on to the more remote parts of Peru. Plus, the family had to get a little taste of what overlanding was all about. We picked up the rental car, and in true Peruvian form, it was a humongous hassle. Most simple...
Pisco tasting and the weirdest night

Pisco tasting and the weirdest night

Valle del Elqui, a beautiful place like no other – green valleys set between steep rocky yellow hills. A place known for its production of famous brandy-like national drink – Pisco, which is also a constant source of dispute between Chile and...
Books we liked: Peru

Books we liked: Peru

“Death in the Andes”  by Mario Vargas Llosa “Turn right at Machu Picchu” by Mark Adams “The Last Days of the Incas” by Kim Macquarrie...
Interlude

Interlude

I know everyone is anxiously awaiting the Galapagos, but it is going to be a while. In the beginning of March when we were in La Paz, Bolivia, my best friend Sean died in NY. After a hectic week of trying to figure out what to do, I decided I wanted to fly to NY to be...
Machu Picchu & Cusco

Machu Picchu & Cusco

It was finally time for Machu Picchu, the big ticket item of the family vacation… and when I say big ticket I don’t just mean because it is sought after, well known, mysterious, and classified as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. I also mean a...
Finding Diego

Finding Diego

Before we head out of Quito there is one more thing to do. A rather big job on the bike that I have been postponing since Central America. My suspension is in dire need of an overhaul. Our friend David recommended a guy named Diego a while ago, so we set out to find...
Perú: Lima a Cusco

Perú: Lima a Cusco

Bueno, bajamos de las montañas. Dejamos el frío placentero de los Andes y regresamos al calor del desierto de la costa de Perú. Y qué calor! La cosa no ayuda cuando estamos cambiando de 26-32 grados en la costa a 4 grados en las montañas. Muy pronto estábamos en las...
Chapter 38: Thirty Minutes to Sunset

Chapter 38: Thirty Minutes to Sunset

  The following post details the Nowhere Men’s journey from January 16 – 22: Our road map is simply a joke. This navigational atlas is set to a scale of one to 4 million. What does this mean exactly? It means that for each stretch of several hundred miles, the...
Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from January 7 – 15: Sometimes road trips take a little longer than anticipated. Usually it’s a few hours longer, at times even a full day. But by some inconceivable stretch of the imagination, our...
Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from January 7 – 15: Sometimes road trips take a little longer than anticipated. Usually it’s a few hours longer, at times even a full day. But by some inconceivable stretch of the imagination, our...
Jamisons Do Peru- part 1

Jamisons Do Peru- part 1

For the past month and a half Chris and I had been thinking constantly about these nexts two weeks! Always searching for the very elusive wifi whenever we could to make hotel reservations, get tickets for Machu Picchu, compile itineraries, reminders, and send packing...

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