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Building an expedition Truck: The Exterior

Building an expedition Truck: The Exterior

After building on our expedition truck for 1.5 years, how does its exterior look like? Last month we had the driver’s cab restored in Romania. Although we ran into some issues with the timeline and some mistakes – which were fixed afterwards, we were very impressed...
Setting up camp in Romania

Setting up camp in Romania

We’re now 2 weeks in Romania and we stay here for a while longer. Time to set up camp. Note: We hung the tarp on the side, since that’s where we received a wifi-connection 🙂 Failed plan In a previous post we explained that we decided upon Romania as our first...
Diesel pest: Dealing with diesel contamination

Diesel pest: Dealing with diesel contamination

We’re finally on our way to Romania. But before we left we first addressed our diesel contamination issue: “diesel-pest” – fuel residue. Diesel pest is a natural micro-organism in conventional diesel, which propagates immensely in the diesel system (tank, filters, …)...
Our next destination: Romania

Our next destination: Romania

We don’t think any of you would have guessed we would start our adventure by driving to Romania. Nor would we have guessed this a few months ago. We have already been to Black Sea-area , so why would we return when there is still so much more to explore in...
Romania

Romania

8/2014 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 officially stamped in Romania, we had a pleasant...
Accommodation

Accommodation

Depending on your budget, you can usually choose from variety of hotels, hostels, b&b, camps… Finding a hotel is usually easy, just use any form of online booking, or your trusty Lonely Planet guide. But there are also some websites, that can help you find a...

Camping Romania

Again, the majority of this list of campsites was found at http://www.magbaztravels.com/ We were also given this pamphlet when we were there which we both found really useful: http://www.docstoc.com.lax.llnw-trials.com/docs/101343358/folder-campings-2011-English This,...
Chapter 4

Chapter 4

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 officially stamped in Romania, we had a pleasant...
Chapter 3

Chapter 3

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 first destination, was overwhelming....
A Romanian Affair

A Romanian Affair

Often the unexpected happens … Romania’s reputation from the eyes of the standard German really is a negative one: car theft, rabied wild dogs, gypsies, street prostitution, children gangs et cetera … All this certainly happens in Romania – just as in...
One More Night!

One More Night!

Adventure! One more night and we’ll be on the road again. First, we’re using the “Autobahn“ to cover the distance to the meeting point with our Swiss friends on a small campsite in the South-Eastern corner of Germany, bordering Poland and the Czech Republic as fast as...
Africa Calling

Africa Calling

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, and with it came a sense of adventure and...