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Exploring The Ruins of a Soviet Prison.

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The Murru Prison Quarry was established in 1938 under the Soviet occupation of the Baltic states. The prisoners spent long hours mining Limestone creating the unique lunar landscape that surrounds the prison today. Once left to ruin, the quarry and…

Lahemaa National Park

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Lahemaa National Park is the largest in Estonia. It is a beautiful, serene place with a myriad of hiking options. With the bone-chilling arctic wind at our backs, we set off on a 25 KM hike into the land of…

Chapter 4

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Romania was in my travel plans for quite a while but I had never been there until a couple of weeks ago, when Rochelle and I rolled Voukefalas to the Hungary-Romania border.As we crossed the border and we were…

Chapter 3

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We have left you waiting for a while but the places and the experiences are more than exciting and things happen much faster so please excuse our delay.Entering the Czech Republic was pretty straight forward and Český Krumlov, our…

ABC Another Beautiful City!!

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NB.  This is a fairly long one so get a coffee!!! The word had been that Krakow was well worth the stopover and disappointed we were not! After setting up in the RV Park early in the afternoon we found…

Melhores coisa para fazer em Bratislava

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-       St. Elizabeth Church mais conhecida como Igreja Azul–       Centro velho incluindo Castelo de Bratislava Portão de St. Michael , Palácio de Grassalkovich, Palácio Primate –       Slavín War –       Devin Castle –       UFO, ponte e observatório, é a sétima…

Africa Calling

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Having arrived in Europe is both a triumph and a shock to the system. For the past two years we’ve explored the Earth’s faraway wild places with wonder and amazement. Every time we moved we were moving into the unknown,…

Follow The Route for 2074 Kms…

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And we did. The drive west from Chita proved to be quite picturesque. Glimpses of snow capped peaks with icy streams and road elevations touching 3600ft. The highway however was in a bad state of disrepair. Now I love driving…

Break Glass in Case of Emergency!

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Monday and Yuri is on the phone – the container has arrived! Although we were ultra keen to pick up our Patrol, the week had been filled with sightseeing and relaxation that took the edge off the delay. Another trip…

Oh! Those Russians

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Apologies to everyone, it’s been a long time between post’s and much has happened, I won’t bore you with the details but instead try and dazzle you with the highlights!! A quick overnight stop in Incheon South Korea en route…

Into the White

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Time for a long-awaited update… After a few weeks back home, I’m finally back out in Russia – in Irkutsk, near Lake Baikal. The first 3 weeks at home were spent indulging in the guiltless excesses of good food and…

Rock ‘n roll nights

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Multi-coloured  Valparaiso.Jupapina, nr Mallasa, Bolivia [by Paula] We spent a day trying to decide where to go for the last portion of my brother’s visit. We could still make it to Peru for some trekking? Maybe pop over to…

10/24/2013 – 112 days/11604 miles

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While walking around Bratislava one night, I found an area filled with graffiti/streetart/vandalism/whateveryouwannacallit. Lots of it was pointless scribbling of names or words, but there was also quite a bit of stuff that was worth looking at.                                       …