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Desbravando Istambul

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A importância de Istambul na história recente se dá principalmente pela sua localização, além de ligar o continente Europeu ao Asiático também tem o estreito de Bósforo que liga o Mar Negro ao Mar Egeu e é uma importante rota.…

Last days in Africa

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We left Alexandria at 8:15 on Monday morning. Traffic was still a bit sleepy at that time of the day – good for us. Still took us a long time to worm our way out of this giant city, and…

Georgia 6 – Food, 6-2014

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Years ago when we traveled in Mexico we used to laugh at people coming south with their motorhomes, cupboards full canned food, on the assumption that people in Mexico didn’t have any. Now, as we travel through some of the…

Georgia 5, 6-2014

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We had been looking forward to Georgian wines since we had our last sip of Italian Nero d’Avila. To our disappointment, most of the stores in Georgia stocked plenty of beer, vodka and juices, but rarely more than a few…

Georgia 3, 6-2014

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Certainly one of the more pleasant things about driving into Georgia was that it is a Christian nation. We were no longer woken up before sunrise by amplified loudspeakers throughout town calling us to prayer. In fact, driving by villages…

Georgia 2, 6-2014

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A day in our peaceful river camp gave us time to reflect on this new country. Thoma, the gentleman who had presented us with wine, cheese and bread the evening before, adamantly insisted we go and visit his mother in…

Georgia 1, 6-2014

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Time warp!! The faster we go the more we get behind with our blogs, so we thought we’d bring you all up-to-date, since we are now getting deeper into places where anything can happen and often does. We will still…

Murphy and His Law

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We had arrived in Turkey in the Spring, and as a result the days were generally chilly and the nights cold. Beyond Anatolia we knew it would only get worse; we’d been to Europe in Spring before and knew that…

Cappadocia: Chutes and Ladders

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Sleet had been falling on and off all morning. In the village the men huddled around a tea shop next to a barren mountain in the gray, bleak Turkish countryside. Inside—that is, inside of the mountain—I was precariously wedged midway…

Two Nights in the Orchard

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Almost two years ago when Europe still felt like a world away we were contacted by a fellow Volkswagen owner and mechanical engineer from Turkey, interested in obtaining a copy of the CAD file that Brad made of Nacho’s body,…

Take Me Back to Constantinople

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From the moment we set foot in Istanbul it felt like we had fallen into a love affair of sorts. It didn’t matter that we had unknowingly stationed ourselves for the next month in Balat, or Little Tehran as it’s…

Helsinki Bound

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Just posting this blog from a few days back now that I have arrived in Helsinki and have Internet access.  All is well but much to do to prepare for school on Monday. Currently waiting in a real swanky Pearson…

The Race Home for Christmas

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Day: 255 KLMS: 40,539 With the Africa leg of our journey completed, it was now a race against time to fulfil our promise of being home by Christmas. We had decided that the best route home would be to catch…

Reminiscing About Leg 2 – The Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan Photo Gallery

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While I’ve been stuck in Tehran (Iran) over the last couple of weeks I’ve had the chance to reminisce about previous sections of the journey. Leg 2 from Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan was a fast paced, exciting race against the clock…

Disaster Strikes in Iran, The Nightmare before Xmas (in Zahedan) & The 6 Disciples of Boris

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I’m finally in Iran (just over the border from Pakistan, Iran) I received a friendly welcome from the Iranian border guards and was directed towards immigration and customs. They took my paperwork and told me to sit and wait. 2…