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Lao: a country tolerating itself into oblivion

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‘What is WRONG with you??! Don’t you understand I’m a V.E.G.E.T.A.R.I.AN.?!’ the pretty blonde Swedish girl screams out at the top of her lungs. Skinny mamma, the owner of the local eatery, just looks at her bewildered then shrugs her…

VAKANTIE IN GOA

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Na een uitputtende en dagenlange rit is het goed uitrusten…we komen werkelijk niet in beweging! Voor de verandering geen druk verkeer maar een bijna verlaten strand met een stuk of 8 auto’s van overlanders, allemaal Duitsers. En dus spreken we…
As the plane landed in Dubai airport, we put behind the good and the bad of our adventure in Iran and said hello to the UAE. We spent the next 3 days in Mina Rashid Port trying to get the cars out of Customs but for more details about this in our next post with the [...]

Chapter16/Oman

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As the plane landed in Dubai airport, we put behind the good and the bad of our adventure in Iran and said hello to the UAE. We spent the next 3 days in Mina Rashid Port trying to get the…
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Desert trails

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Another night that reminded us that we weren’t all that far from civilisation. As we were dropping off to sleep, we were shocked awake by the sounds of engines! My first thought was that we hadn’t avoided the dune bashers…
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Chapter15/Iran

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……..Then there was Shiraz, a city that has become synonymous with education, poetry and wine. Unfortunately the last one is no longer cultivated here. After locating ourselves in the centre and securing Voukefalas, we decided to spend our time exploring…

DE VELE GEZICHTEN VAN INDIA

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Bij terugkomst uit Nederland weten we direkt weer dat we in India terug zijn. Van tevoren is de hotelkamer geregeld evenals de pick-up met een taxi van het vliegveld. We staan om 2 uur ‘s nachts vergeefs te wachten op…
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Chapter 14/Iran

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Further into our quest we headed to Esfahan. This is Iran’s No1 tourist destination and there is a very good reason for this. Its gathering of tree-lined boulevards,Persian gardens and important Islamic buildings gives the city a visual appeal…
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Chapter 13/Iran

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The Islamic Republic of Iran, a place I had promised myself that I would go back to after my unsuccessful attempt in 2011. This time we entered from the Iran -Azerbaijan borders and the city of Astara. With the bureaucracy…
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Stopover ~ Singapore Style

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Stopovers. In our experience, they’re generally a waste of time, money, and effort. At various times we have decided to break up a long flight with a stopover in, say, JFK, and I have to say, they never live up…
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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…
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South Korea Part 1 – 12-2014

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South Korea! What most Americans and perhaps Europeans know about South Korea is its caustic neighbor, North Korea. As it turns out, South Korea is a modern and well developed country ranked 15th in the Human Development Index, the highest…
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Chapter 12

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This is neither Europe nor Asia. Azerbaijan is a tangle of contradictions and contrasts, a centre of ancient empires and at the same time a “new” nation rapidly emerging on a petroleum-funded new economy.Let me start from the beginning…
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Enticing Mui Ne

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We pulled into town on the afternoon bus from Saigon. Heat waves shimmered off the pavement, and the smell of pungent fish sauce assaulted our sinuses. Saigon, our entry point into Vietnam, had been sheer chaos. Amazing, intriguing, delicious and…
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TERUG NAAR DELHI

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Wir werden an der Grenze in Chuy äusserst freundlich empfangen und mit vielen Touristenbroschüren versorgt, was immer sehr praktisch ist. Überall wo wir in den nächsten Tagen hinkommen, fällt uns diese ruhige, zuvorkommende Art der Uruguayos auf – man muss…
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Monika’s Birthday – Mongolia 10/2014

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What’s a birthday? Just another number on the calendar right? Not for Monika! Her birthdays are special and can last for days, depending on what she dreams up each year. Backpacking in the California Sierras, climbing to the top of…
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Chapter 9

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After saying goodbye to the Mediterranean Sea, we started heading inland to our next destination. This time it was Cappadocia, a gifted place that looks like it was plucked from a fairytale and set down upon the Anatolian plains. In…
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Chapter 8

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From the beginning of this trip I have been talking to Rochelle about my favorite place in Turkey and our upcoming destination Kas. It may not sport the finest beaches in the region but it’s centrally located, has a mellow…

Next stop….. Mediterranean Coast

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-Driving the streets along the turquoise coast  ? “Magical!!!!!!!!”. -Heading to some of the best beaches that the Mediterranean has?  ”Exceptional!!!!!!!!!!!”   . -Experiencing the best hospitality there is out there? “Unforgettable!!!!!!!!!!!” -Feeling home away from home? “Unbeatable!!!!!!!!!!!!” Traveling could not…
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Chapter 7

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…….we kept on  going through our Turkey Adventure. From Bodrum we  decided  to skip some kilometres and instead take the small ferry boat to Datca.(there is a longer road going all around the peninsula if you are keen on driving)Far…

Turkey’s Aegean Coast

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With all the time in our side ,we explored as well as enjoyed the variety of attractions that this coast of Turkey has on offer. Check out our latest video and if you like it, make sure you subscribe in…
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AMRITSAR

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AMRITSAR, DE STAD VAN DE SIKHSVan andere reizigers hebben we de coördinaten gekregen van Mrs Bhandahri’s guesthouse in Amritsar. Vooral in grote steden is dat erg handig, je rijdt er 9 van de 10 keer zo naar toe. Dit is…
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Chapter 6

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A richly historical land with some of the best cuisine you will ever taste, one of the world’s greatest cities and scenery from white-sand beaches to soaring mountains,this is Asian Turkey and as there is so many things to see…

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