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Adventure Annoyances 2 – Bad Drivers

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Following on in our ‘Adventure Annoyances’ series we look now from the surface of the roads to those driving on them, specifically the Bad drivers. Every country has atrocious drivers; only some have more than others, the worst offenders we…
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Overlanding in Low Season?! You bet!

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We’re currently travelling through Southeast Asia at a time of year when many fellow travellers are keeping well away. The weather is crap, the heat unbearable and humidity stifling. As most overlanders know, the trick to keeping up this luxurious…
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Dawn Devotion and Breakfast With the Jikheti Nuns

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Arriving at 5am in pitch blackness, I followed the mist-shrouded path by torchlight, the sound of singing greeting me as I opened the church doors and stepped inside. Jikheti Church, hidden in the dense forest hills of Georgia’s Guria region,…
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Georgia on my mind

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Leaving Florida took much longer than expected. And it took a piece of us! We loved the scenery, the beaches and the wonderful people we met while we were there. We did not love the difficulty finding reasonable camping and…
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Popo, Itza and La Mixteca

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  Mexico City is worth seeing, but we both decided to drive around the city and go to the temples of the sun and the moon in Teotichuan. Both of us had visited Mexico City before. Temple of the moon.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Georgia…a contemplative pause

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The aroma of vanilla, cinnamon and chocolate wafts through the living room, and as I lean back on my recliner, waiting for an enormous batch of Nigella Lawson’s really chocolatey chocolate-chip cookies to bake, I check my emails on my…
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Military Road

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Does the left hand index finger missing, a scar in the eyebrow and teeth went dressed in golden metal. But that makes it scary, but what was coming out of his mouth. Dumul is turned on, smiling Svan Bone, who…
The old City Hall in Brunswick.

“Georgia on my Mind…”

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We have spent a wonderful few days in Brunswick, visiting friends, meeting and making plenty of new ones, and seeing some of the interesting historical sites in the area. The old City Hall in Brunswick. Modern day Georgia, acted as…
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Georgia, the Mountains and the City

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Kezbegi Mountains The Georgian border was a formality in comparison to the Russian exit. I waited in a queue for 15 minutes, handed over my visa, told them where I was going and that was it. Welcome to Georgia they…
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the pin project!

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Διαβάζοντας σήμερα για πολλοστή φορά τις δημοσιεύσεις αλλά και χαζεύοντας επί ώρες τις φοβερές φωτογραφίες του Νίκου και της Γεωργίας, που με το τζιπάκι τους άφησαν την ελληνική μαλακ… εεε … πραγματικότητα ήθελα να πω και ξεκίνησαν μια περιπέτεια απ’τις…

Special report! Ukraine, Russia and Georgia via Port Kerch, the Vladikavkaz / Verkhiny Lars and Kazbegi / Stepantsminda border

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This blog is a bit boring and technical, but we found it difficult to find up to date information on the internet about this route, as it goes via the relatively new border crossing between Russia and Georgia at Verkhniy…

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