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Killing Fields und Opiumfelder – mybeastgoeseasts Reise durch Kambodscha und Laos

Killing Fields und Opiumfelder – mybeastgoeseasts Reise durch Kambodscha und Laos

Seit Kurzem ist unser zweites Carnet de Passage gültig und wir überqueren die Grenze zum 25. Land auf unserer Reise nach Asien. Laut unseren Informationen und den Angaben im Carnet gilt in Kambodscha das dieses nicht, an der Grenze wird auch nicht danach gefragt,...
Japan 6 – Snow Monkeys – 12/2014

Japan 6 – Snow Monkeys – 12/2014

Let the truth be known, one of the main reasons Monika and I wanted to visit Japan was to see the amazing Snow Monkeys. In the frigid valleys of Japan’s Shiga-Kogen (Highlands) near Nagano, the site of 1998 Winter Olympics, are thermal springs that have been...
Japan 5 – Hiroshima – 12/2014

Japan 5 – Hiroshima – 12/2014

At 8:15 AM, August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber carried out the World’s first atomic bombing. The bomb was about 3 m, (9.8 ft.), long and weighed about 4 tons. It was called “Thin Man” at first because of its long thin design. When the actual bomb turned out to be...
Japan 4 – Parks & Temples – 12/2014

Japan 4 – Parks & Temples – 12/2014

In case you never get to visit Japan, we wanted to give you a quick glimpse of some of the amazing parks and temples we saw. While every big city in the world has beautiful parks, those of Kyoto were spectacular. It seemed that almost every leaf and twig and branch...
Japan 3 – Food – 12/2014

Japan 3 – Food – 12/2014

Food is such an important part of traveling to new countries. While we do most of our own cooking in our self-contained camper, we never miss the opportunity to try the local specialties. Wandering through the market place in Kyoto, without a translator standing next...
The Star-Gazing Capital of the World

The Star-Gazing Capital of the World

The Atacama Desert is known as one of the best places in the world for star gazing. That’s why scientists from the U.S., parts of Europe, and Japan decided to install one of the world’s largest radio telescope arrays at 5000m (over 16,000 feet) in the...
Japan 2 – Geisha – 12/2014

Japan 2 – Geisha – 12/2014

Whatever images might come up when we think of Japan, Toyotas, Nikon cameras, Sony TVs and Sushi, the beautiful and mysterious Geishas should be included. When Monika said she wanted to go to Japan to see the Snow Monkeys, I immediately imagined going to spa and...
Japan 1 – Kyoto – 12/2014

Japan 1 – Kyoto – 12/2014

With The Turtle V safely on its way back to California, we had a little time to burn. One of the countries we had always been interested in visiting was Japan. Being so close to South Korea it was easy to take the overnight ferry to Osaka and the “bullet train” to...
Chapter 18/India

Chapter 18/India

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...

Naar Ethiopië

Khartoum 3 Tuti-eiland ligt op het punt waar de Blauwe en Witte Nijl overgaan in de Nijl. Tot voor kort kon je er alleen per boot komen; het heeft daarom een dorps karakter. Om de bebouwing heen zijn veldjes met gewassen en “fabriekjes” waar van leem...
Naar Ethiopië

Naar Ethiopië

Khartoum 3 Tuti-eiland ligt op het punt waar de Blauwe en Witte Nijl overgaan in de Nijl. Tot voor kort kon je er alleen per boot komen; het heeft daarom een dorps karakter. Om de bebouwing heen zijn veldjes met gewassen en “fabriekjes” waar van leem...
The interior

The interior

Everything more than a match, a knife and a bottle of water is luxury I think.  By these standards, you can haul a lot of luxury in a van. Because my dad was an architect, I grew up studying a lot of issues of DOMUS in the 70′s and early 80′s. My hometown...

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