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Monster Turtles and Rockets

Monster Turtles and Rockets

There are turtles and there are giant leather-back turtles. And then there are space rockets. An odd combination, but in French Guiana we’re lucky enough see both in the same week. The end of our last blog featured a cliff-hanger, waiting to see whether our...

Kupkari – Pferdesport auf zentralasiatisch

Es gab einen Plan für diesen Sonntag. Wir wollten von den Nurata Bergen an den Ayderkol See. Dies ist ein künstlicher See, entstanden durch den Überlauf eines Staudammes in Kasachstan. Quasi das Gegenstück zum Aralsee. Viele Vögel vom Aralsee sind zum Ayderkol...
Malaysia Route and Accommodation

Malaysia Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 20 April 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 country....

Expense Report: Malaysia

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 $978.50 on living expenses and $306.17 on one-time expenses. We spent...
Granada: Our one year anniversary

Granada: Our one year anniversary

April 15th marks our one year anniversary of living in Granada. Anniversaries, for me, punctuate how impermanent life and our experiences are. In my old life I would say, “Wow another year went by.” or “It seems just like yesterday…” Back...
Colourful things

Colourful things

Lots of colourful things to take photos around here. Not sure how much of it goes under the ‘tradition’ or under ‘things tourists might buy’ category. ‘A tradition is a belief, behaviour, legends, customs passed down within a group or...

Expense Report: Thailand

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 $1,930.95 on living expenses and $2,792.02 on one-time expenses. We spent...

Willkommen in Absurdistan

Visumbeschaffung Die Liste der Absurditäten im Zusammenhang mit Turkmenistan fängt bei der Beschaffung des Visums an. Ein Touristenvisum bekommt man nur mit einem dazugehörigem Guide und der Aufenthalt kostet dadurch etwa 200$ pro Tag. Also bleibt für uns nur die...
Another full weekend

Another full weekend

Saturday was kind weather wise so a trip up to see Sandy to have a wee play on the farm with the trials bikes, we must be getting better as we didn’t fall off as much as usual or maybe we just picked an easier route as our trip to Nepal is only five weeks away....

Kaum bekannter Nordosten

Die letzten beiden Wochen halten wir uns im Nordosten des Iran auf. Die Namen der Provinzen (Süd-Chorasen, Razavi-Chorasan, Nord-Chorasan) sind uns völlig unbekannt, auch die Reiseführer geben nicht allzu viel an Information zu diesem Landstrich preis. Also machen wir...