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Pergamon; Gallery Post.

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The ancient city of Pergamon, Turkey. Once home to quarter of a million people. Listed in the book of Revelation. Today, magnificent ruins, complete with a 10,000 person Amphitheatre, temple and marble plaza. It also boasts stunning views of the…
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Turkey; First days.

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Today, the trip begins. We have been on the road for 3 weeks. But today, the trip begins. Today, we sit ten feet from the sea, in a remote bay, under the shade of the olive trees. I have a…
Most of you might wonder about our experiences on the actual roads of India. Well, remember our post about the road conditions while we were heading south from Mumbai? Compared to the ones on the north, they were super highways. As we headed further north inland and the streets went from bad to worse, besides [...]

Chapter 21/India

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Most of you might wonder about our experiences on the actual roads of India. Well, remember our post about the road conditions while we were heading south from Mumbai? Compared to the ones on the north, they were super highways.…
In almost every traveler’s itinerary that makes it as far as South India is a ride through Kerala’s backwaters on a houseboat. Alappuzha, or more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of the backwaters. It’s also home to a vast network of waterways and base for more than 1000 houseboats. In other words, it’s the [...]

Chapter 20/India

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In almost every traveler’s itinerary that makes it as far as South India is a ride through Kerala’s backwaters on a houseboat. Alappuzha, or more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of the backwaters. It’s also home to a…
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Vale a pena ir para Abu Dhabi?

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Nossa ida para Dubai havia sido de ultima hora, estávamos na Inglaterra e pensamos por que não em vez de voar direto para a África do Sul não damos uma passadinha em Dubai nos Emirados Árabes no meio do caminho……
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A bela Dubai!

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Chegamos em Dubai na noite anterior, vínhamos de Londres na Inglaterra e o voo foi tranquilo. A primeira grande surpresa foi o clima, saímos da Europa vestindo calças e casacos e chegamos nos Emirados com todo mundo de chinelo e…
Welcome to Incredible India, a country that loves to toss up the unexpected. Here is our travel story…As the taxi drove through the streets of Mumbai, the poverty was definitely one of the first things that confronted us. Mumbai is big. It’s full of dreamers and hard-laborers, starlets and gangsters, artists and servants, street beggars [...]

Chapter 19/India

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Welcome to Incredible India, a country that loves to toss up the unexpected. Here is our travel story…As the taxi drove through the streets of Mumbai, the poverty was definitely one of the first things that confronted us. Mumbai…
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Stories from Phnom Penh

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There’s a dead man lying in the gutter. A red cloth napkin covers his face. He’s wearing a colourful floral shirt, the kind which seem to be a big hit here with foreigners. I can tell he’s a Westerner because…
As an intro to Incredible India ,our present destination ,we have put together in this post a quick look in facts and figures for you in order to understand what makes this vast multi cultural and multi lingual country so unique:- India adds more people to its population every year than any other country. Between the [...]

Chapter 18/India

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As an intro to Incredible India ,our present destination ,we have put together in this post a quick look in facts and figures for you in order to understand what makes this vast multi cultural and multi lingual country so…
Sorry for the late posting,at the moment we are back on the road  and with Voukefalas in our side.I am not sure if the post below was needed but being in the beautiful Agonda Beach in South Goa without our mobile home, I felt like putting together a quick rundown of all the equipment that [...]

Gadget Updates

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Sorry for the late posting,at the moment we are back on the road  and with Voukefalas in our side.I am not sure if the post below was needed but being in the beautiful Agonda Beach in South Goa without our…
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Lesotho

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Click here to see all the photos from Lesotho   After we managed to put our luggage on the vespa (leaving all the stuff we didn’t need behind) and find some place for ourselves to fit also, we started our trip…
I feel obligated to write about our Indian visa adventure as a separate post in order to warn all fellow overlanders heading to the so called by the tourist brochures “Incredible India”, with the not so incredible system of welcoming its visitors.
As we started traveling six months ago, it was impossible for us to apply [...]

Indian visa issue – be warned

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I feel obligated to write about our Indian visa adventure as a separate post in order to warn all fellow overlanders heading to the so called by the tourist brochures “Incredible India”, with the not so incredible system of welcoming…
Kept you waiting?Well here it is……….Our UAE story started with a lot of stress because our cars were pending somewhere between Iran and the UAE. As I mentioned in the Oman Chapter, as soon as we landed we headed straight to the Mina Rashid Port because that was the port that our cars supposedly had [...]

Chapter 17/UAE

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Kept you waiting?Well here it is……….Our UAE story started with a lot of stress because our cars were pending somewhere between Iran and the UAE. As I mentioned in the Oman Chapter, as soon as we landed we headed…
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South Africa (part01)

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(the video has English subtitles!)  South Africa (part 01) Click here to see all the photos from S.A.  I found myself running away from Namibia trying to save some money. As I expected, crossing the borders of Namibia to enter…
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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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