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This is an Adventure not a Holiday

This is an Adventure not a Holiday

We woke to a sunny day. The idea today is to ride into Ushguli and then tomorrow continue on the dirt road past there in a loop  and we plan to get to the capital Tbilisi the day after. We were a bit concerned about the amount of rain and the condition of the “road”...
Georgia on My Mind.

Georgia on My Mind.

We have a short day planned today with just 2o6 km to Batumi Georgia. This gives us lots of time since there is the border to deal with and a 1 hour time change. The ride was pretty uneventful. We did stop for a quick power wash after the rain and mountain...
There’s a Reason It’s the #1 Aquarium!

There’s a Reason It’s the #1 Aquarium!

It’s been a while since we posted a blog, but we’ve been waiting for me to learn to walk.  My arches have fallen, and I’ve been on my rear or in CAM walking boots most of this time.  My doctor sent me to get custom orthotics made, and I...
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...
Shipping

Shipping

The final hurdle for us was what to do with the landrover when we had finished.. We had toyed with selling it in South Africa however despite this being possible, due to the import laws we would have been unable to sell it for 2 years after it was officially imported....
USA: bajo el sol de la Florida

USA: bajo el sol de la Florida

A través de las Carolinas y Georgia Hace rato ya que dejamos atrás el frío de Washington y los campos amplios de las Carolinas para adentrarnos en la Florida, el estado número 23 de nuestro recorrido en USA. En el camino hasta acá paramos a acampar en el Marion...

Baku – the stunning oil capital

Baku was one of the reasons, we decided to take the risk and leave Willie behind in Georgia. We had been looking forward to visit this city for a while and did not want to miss it. We had not had any expectations on the capital of Azerbaijan. It was just a curious...
Nashville, Tunica, Biloxi, and back

Nashville, Tunica, Biloxi, and back

Once we got a place to live and a car to drive, we took off on another journey in the US. This was a circular trip, going to Nashville, Tennessee; Tunica, Mississippi; Biloxi, Mississippi; and returning to Silver Springs, Florida. It was an awesome trip, and the...
12 REASONS WHY?????

12 REASONS WHY?????

12 REASONS WHY making a mammoth decision at least once in a lifetime, leaving your current comfortable life and taking time off to do a road trip, is the best decision you will ever make. 1. Why? Because you can. It’s a fact! No one can tell you NO!!!! It’s your...
Stats Georgia

Stats Georgia

Stats Georgia Miles walked: 78.5 (126.3km) Money spent: $589 ($65.44/day) CAD Days in State: 9 Mountains climbed: 18 Trail Magic: 2 Beers Tried: 9       Filed under: Appalachian Trail, Hiking, Trails, USA Tagged: Backpacking, budget, hiking, jfdi,...
4×4 Road Trip to Georgia: Video

4×4 Road Trip to Georgia: Video

The video of our Road trip to Georgia is finally here. Five weeks of traveling with a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, which we absolutely loved. This journey was the prologue of our big adventure – traveling the world full-time – and inspired us to build our larger...