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A few weeks in Mexico–

A few weeks in Mexico–

In May, 2016 we packed up the van and headed to Kino Bay for a few weeks.    Bahia de Kino is located about 5 hours South of the US border crossing in Nogales, Arizona. It is one hour from the capital of the state of Sonora, Mexico- Hermosillo. We lived in this...
Krüger National Park

Krüger National Park

Certainly, we had imagined beforehand that the “Krüger National Park” in South Africa would be one of the highlights of our Transafrican adventure … The reality turned out to be even more spectacular. With roundabout 20.000 square kilometres (half of...
Sidecar Rally

Sidecar Rally

Circumstances meant our usual trip to Southern Ireland to see Martin and the crew didn’t happen, a most excellent substitute though was Norrie’s Sidecar rally at Moniaive, Dumfrieshire. Its a part of the country neglected by tourists in general and its...

Stuck on The Island of Jersey

How did I get stuck on the Channel Island of Jersey? This video takes a look at my home island, what it’s like to return to Jersey after 7 years on the road and gives you a little tease of your new bucket list location. Welcome to my island. The post Stuck on...

A small side note.. Books!

For those of you who know me well, I am an avid book reader – Charle is always amused at where and when I read.. Bumpy dirt roads are proving the hardest at the moment! However having bought myself a Kindle before we left (with a back light) I have steamed my...
Building a custom relay box

Building a custom relay box

Came back to Sweden a few weeks ago and have finally cough up with everything. This “custom relay box” project has been planned for some time, and I finally had the time to complete it. My Jeep have lots of aux lighting, four in the front and two in the...
Time for a rest

Time for a rest

Firstly, Jen and I both hope that all have experienced a wonderfully relaxing Christmas and New Year and we sincerely hope that you are as excited about the year ahead as we are. So it’s been a while since we last posted an update but we didn’t want to intrude on our...
Mauritania

Mauritania

​We set off at first light from Dakhla, aiming to get to the border early. As we passed further south, there was a noticeable increase in both police and military presence and there were multiple stops at police check points to hand over our fisches – a...
Schneeschuhwandern und Langlaufen in Lappland

Schneeschuhwandern und Langlaufen in Lappland

Langlaufen in Äkäslompolo auf dem See Äkäslompolo Mit der Langlaufloipe gleich 200 Meter vom Haus entfernt mussten wir natürlich auch unsere Langlaufski ausprobieren. Voll motiviert hat sich jeder von uns  noch die 10€ Aufpreis für das bessere Skimodell im Verleih...
Zu Silvester in Äkäslompolo – Finnland

Zu Silvester in Äkäslompolo – Finnland

Urlaub in Äkäslompolo Silvester letzten Jahres verbrachten wir mit ein paar Freunden in Äkäslompolo in Lappland, Finnland. So weit im Norden waren wir noch nie im Winter und waren gespannt. Am Flughafen in Kittilä holten wir unseren Mietwagen für die kommende Woche...
Fáilte roimh in Éirinn

Fáilte roimh in Éirinn

Als we Ierland in de loop van de middag binnenrijden, gaan we op zoek naar een plek om te overnachten. Helaas zit dat wat tegen. We zien hele mooie plekjes, maar de meeste hebben een slagboom ervoor met een hoogte restrictie. Als we 2 uur later nog niets gevonden...

Unser Südengland Roadtrip – Überblick

2 Wochen in Dorset, Devon und Cornwall Unsere erste Testfahrt mit unserem Land Cruiser führte uns diesen Juli nach Südengland. Monatelang hatten wir eigentlich immer von Norwegen gesprochen und die für den Urlaub geplanten Zeit wurde immer weniger. Anstatt der anfangs...