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Jamisons Do Peru: part 3

Jamisons Do Peru: part 3

It was time to ditch the touristy Sacred Valley, and move on to the more remote parts of Peru. Plus, the family had to get a little taste of what overlanding was all about. We picked up the rental car, and in true Peruvian form, it was a humongous hassle. Most simple...

Saudi Arabië

We hadden een transitvisum van drie dagen voor Saudi Arabië (meer dagen ben je niet welkom…) en dus moesten we behoorlijk doorrijden om de 1200km naar Jordanie op tijd af te leggen. Gelukkig beschikt het land over een prima wegennet! Op snelwegen met 6...

Nairobi

Roofdieren zaten er niet in het Hell’s Gate National Park dus mocht je er ook fietsen en na ruim 15.000km in de auto vonden wij dat een strak plan! En leuk is het zeker om op je fietsje langs zebra’s, giraffen en impala’s te rijden.. We sliepen twee...

66° of Separation 2014-06-26 16:18:00

You asked, we answered! Thanks to our loyal blog followers for submitting questions. Keep them coming. We love to hear from you. Q: What music are you sick of? What haven’t you heard enough of? A: We aren’t sick of anything, yet! We pass most of the...
Hiking Somoto Canyon, Nicaragua

Hiking Somoto Canyon, Nicaragua

After our escapades at the Honduras-Nicaraguan border we didn’t have much daylight left to make it to the Somoto Canyon.  We did however pull into the town of Somoto where we found an inexpensive hotel (Hotel El Rosario) where we were able to park in the courtyard....
Crossing to Jordan and first meal:)

Crossing to Jordan and first meal:)

After a really long drive in Syria we entered Jordan via Jaber, which is probably one of the most used border crossing by visitors. The whole process with paper work took us around two hours. We got our visas at the border – 20JD (Jordan Dinar) =  around 30 USD (and...
Welcome to…

Welcome to…

Once we had docked in Nuweiba, the fun started. Welcome to Egypt… or to Hell. Firstly the ferry called Queen Nefertiti was delayed about 3 hours and secondly when we finally had arrived to the harbor, for some reasons we needed to spend another 60 minutes inside the...
Mujib and Dana Natural Reserves

Mujib and Dana Natural Reserves

Mujib Nature Reserve is the lowest nature reserve in the world, with a spectacular array of scenery near the east coast of the Dead Sea. We were driving around Mujib Nature Reserve enjoying magnificent views created by the Mother Nature in that part of Jordan....
Amman

Amman

Amman is the capital of Jordan and also city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new. There are plenty of modern buildings, hotels, restaurant, coffee shops and art galleries. The city is crowned by the Citadel and a hill with ruins of the Temple of Hercules. At...
Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Dead Sea Depression – definitely one of the most amazing places in the world. It is situated in beautiful landscape of the Jordan Rift Valley and it’s the lowest spot on earth at more than 400m below sea level. The Dead Sea depression is called by Jordanians the...
Petra

Petra

Maps of Pera Petra – I guess most of us have seen famous Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail. The most famous action of the movie was taken in that site. No wonder that Hollywood had chosen Petra as this is amazing place. Almost as spectacular as the monuments themselves...
Wadi Rum on our own

Wadi Rum on our own

Wadi Rum – (Wadi = dry river valley characteristic for the desert) also knows as the Valley of the Moon is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rocks. It is the largest wadi in Jordan. A maze of monolithic rocks capes rise up very high (up to 1,800m) creating a...
Aqaba

Aqaba

Aqaba – greatly prized as Jordan’s window to the sea. It brings a refreshing release from the rose-colored desert to the north. It is also the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan’s only coastal City. No wonder, that Aqaba in one of the major tourist...
Taba in Egypt to Eilat in Israel

Taba in Egypt to Eilat in Israel

Crossing the border to Israel is another one of the infamous border crossings in Africa. Many travelers have told us about hours and hours of questioning and waiting. Some even say that they don’t even want to try as chances for getting a visa is slim. Some...
Leaving Egypt

Leaving Egypt

    Warning: This blog post has a lot of details, might seem a bit confusing, going back and forth between things, but that it how the last two weeks in Egypt felt like for me. We followed the news closely, looked into many different shipping and border...

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