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USA: bajo el sol de la Florida

USA: bajo el sol de la Florida

A través de las Carolinas y Georgia Hace rato ya que dejamos atrás el frío de Washington y los campos amplios de las Carolinas para adentrarnos en la Florida, el estado número 23 de nuestro recorrido en USA. En el camino hasta acá paramos a acampar en el Marion...
Touring Tokyo with the Mini Geezer

Touring Tokyo with the Mini Geezer

Recently, I added two countries to the countries I have visited. My daughter, Chrissy, and I took a girls trip to Tokyo, Japan, with a long layover in Beijing, China. For this trip, I let her do the planning. I figured this would be her time to stretch her legs for a...
Family, Friends and Holiday time

Family, Friends and Holiday time

Finally, it’s holiday time for us, yes I know people think we are on one long holiday, but really we aren’t, honest! Long term travel is amazing, exciting and an adventure for sure BUT it also means leaving behind your family and friends for extended...
Nepal Route and Accommodation

Nepal Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 17 January 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the...

Expense Report: Nepal

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $1,530.05 on living expenses and $1,002.62 on one-time expenses. We spent...
India – Stuck in Mumbai with no money

India – Stuck in Mumbai with no money

  Mumbai (aka Bombay), India  (GPS: 18.936134, 72.837918) The “Superpowers of the Future”, back in the 90’s it seemed that both China and India will come out swinging in a global economy and take over the world. You couldn’t helped to notice it...

Sandkasten der Superlative

Die letzten Tage in un um Salalah verbrachten wir an einsamen Traumstränden und mit einigen Vorbereitungen für die Durchquerung der Rub Al-Khali. Insbesondere unser Satellitentelefon, unsere Lebensrettung für den Notfall, musste geprüft und aufgeladen (mit Strom und...
Istanbul not Constantinople

Istanbul not Constantinople

Istanbul, the seventh largest city proper in the world and the largest city in Europe, was our home for almost a month. Straddling the Bosphorus Straight this city has one foot in Europe and one foot in Asia. Riding the motorcycles in Istanbul was a nervous affair and...

Beaches und Weihrauch

Masirah, eine wenig besuchte Insel, ist unser nächstes Ziel. Nach der eher unangenehmen Erfahrung der Schildkrötentour, wollen wir hier angemessen auf Schildkröten Beobachtung gehen. Am Strand konnte man die Kuhlen von vorangegangenen Eiablagen sehen, wir haben...
China – The Great Wall

China – The Great Wall

  Here is the main difference between backpacking and overlanding, schedule. With the car we pretty much had complete freedom of movement, WE decided how long we wanted to stay in each place and what time we should leave. None of the waking up at the crack of dawn...

Omans Norden und die Schildkröten

Ein Mix aus Kultur und Natur erwartete uns im Norden Omans. Die ersten Wadis wurden durchfahren und Festungen besichtigt. Fährt man aus Muskat in die Hajar Gebirge, steht in Nakhl das erste Fort zur besichtigung an. Die Lehmburg ist aus dem 17. Jahrhundert und wurde...
The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, These Travelers Kept Their Cool

The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, These Travelers Kept Their Cool

  If you followed world news in 2016, you might have gotten the impression that the apocalypse is near. But we are here to tell you that all is not lost! In fact, the beauty of humanity and life blissfully abounds in all corners of our wonderful planet....
The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, But These 17 Travelers Kept Their Cool

The World Lost Its Mind in 2016, But These 17 Travelers Kept Their Cool

  If you followed world news in 2016, you might have gotten the impression that the apocalypse is near. But we are here to tell you that all is not lost! In fact, the beauty of humanity and life blissfully abounds in all corners of our wonderful planet. We asked...