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A letter from Tibet

A letter from Tibet

Not a letter so much as a video of the girls dancing – not quite as epic as the epic rail trip dancing video, but as little record of some of the places we visited on our month trip through Eastern Tibet’s Kham and Amdo provinces – the pictures are still waiting to be...
Made in China

Made in China

It is Sept 10 and we have 4 days to be at the Chinese border. There are 2 choices 522 km on a track north east to the nearest pavement at Shainsand which will be sandy and washboard when not and still 215 km from the border.… Read the...
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,...
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...