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Mongolei – heute geschlossen

Selbst bei Langzeitreisen müssen Prioritäten gesetzt werden. Und so beschließen wir Kasachstan und das russische Altai Gebirge auf der kürzesten Route zu durchfahren, da wir länger als geplant in Kirgistan geblieben sind. Grenzerfahrungen Dreimal überfahren wir...
5000 Years of Peru’s History at the Larco Museum

5000 Years of Peru’s History at the Larco Museum

If you only visit one museum in Lima, make it the Larco Museum. It is one of the most impressive museums we have visited anywhere in South America. Did you know that Peru is recognised as one of the ‘cradles of civilisation’, alongside Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China...
DIY Motorhome: Electrics

DIY Motorhome: Electrics

Our house is off-grid! By this I mean that since we started travelling in Blu we haven’t had to plug it into a main power supply (although we can). Our solar panels and battery have so far proven to be enough! Despite having electric machines for coffee,...
VW Festival

VW Festival

VW. VW. VW. Be prepared for an overload!  We are going to the Siam VW Festival in Bangkok, invited by our new Thai VW friends. Our first taste of a Dub meet, and we are super excited. Every type of VW is ours to gaze at, Beetles, Golfs, Kalman’s and just...
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...
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...
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...
Korea – A Turn For The Unexpected

Korea – A Turn For The Unexpected

  We thought that we spent enough time in Moscow, come on guys it was almost 6 weeks there. If the weather was nicer maybe our stay would have been much more pleasant, but the fall in Moscow is short, summer can turn into winter in a matter of days. Of course the...
The Magnetic North

The Magnetic North

The Alaska Hwy was constructed in 1942 whilst WW2 was raging in order to create a transport corridor for the movement of troops and equipment should nearby Russia or Japan decide to make any surprise moves on Alaska during the war. It connected the contiguous US to...
Afeganistão. Vamos?

Afeganistão. Vamos?

Parece loucura, mas não é. O Afeganistão é o próximo destino de nossa viagem. Ir para lá é um sonho/objetivo que temos de longa data! Só não o divulgamos antes, pois queríamos ter mais certeza do que havíamos lido, de que um pedacinho deste país é seguro e hospeda um...