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Morocco to Spain Border Crossing

This is our experience crossing the Morocco-Spain border on Saturday, 2 July 2016. Our party consisted of two people and two motorcycles. Border Name: Algeciras Closest major cities: Algeciras, Spain and Tangier, Morocco Costs: US$440.65 *Round-trip ferry ticket for...

Spain to Morocco Border Crossing

This is our experience crossing the Spain-Morocco border on Tuesday, 17 May 2016. Our party consisted of two people and two motorcycles. We got a lot of information prior to entering from the Morocco Knowledge Base and from Horizons Unlimted. Border Name: Tangier MED...
Spain

Spain

11/2004 & 12/2009 From the Roman amphitheaters to the Muslim palaces, from the Gothic cathedrals to the Modernista construction, this country is a treasure of artistic and architectural marvels. Spain was my traveling target twice. In 2004 I visited some of the...
Back on the road 2016.

Back on the road 2016.

Leaving Vancouver on a beautiful Spring night! HEY SCHENGEN ZONE…..WERE BACK!! Palais Royal on the Plaza Oriente Madrid The much less glamorous side of adventure motorcycle riding. We arrived in Madrid in the evening after a long night flight from Vancouver via...
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...
“Come to beautiful Croatia”

“Come to beautiful Croatia”

Imagine the Count from Sesame Street for a moment and try to recall his recognizable deep-for-a-muppet Transylvanian voice and accent. Instead of slowly counting off single-digit numbers, he hypnotically croons to you the slow syllables “Come to beautiful...
Tanger to Chefchaouen(Morocco)

Tanger to Chefchaouen(Morocco)

Our trip on the ferry towards Morocco left us with a feeling of the unexpected as we said our goodbyes to what we know as civilisation. We waited on the boat for about an hour and a half before we departed Terifa, Spain. The storm was still on tow and the hour long...
Spain to Morocco

Spain to Morocco

After an amazing night out with Kevin and Heike we got up in the morning feeling a little worse for wear. We packed up at a slow pace and said goodbye to the residents in the camp site. They seem to spend winters in Spain and then head back home for the summer. All...
Spain

Spain

Just a quick update… As you know Cat and Charles have their blog. Obviously some of the info on theirs will be the same as ours, so please forgive me if you end up reading the same info. But ultimately this blog is for Rob and myself to forever remember our...
Onward We Go!

Onward We Go!

Keeping posts coming with the regularity that you, our valued readers, deserve can be quite difficult at times. In my defense (Rebecca), we’ve been on the road consistently for the last few weeks and have been drinking and relaxing on the Med with friends, which is...
Gold Museum of Cartagena

Gold Museum of Cartagena

This is Mike…The Gold Museum of Cartagena, also known as Museo del Oro Zenu, is a compact facility housing many rare local pieces of jewelry and art dating as far back as 2000 B.C. The craftsmanship of the items was spectacular considering the indigenous tribes...
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento is the only UNESCO world heritage site in all of Uruguay, and we have already heard that this village of cobblestoned streets and remnants of forts is a lovely place to visit.  It was originally settled in 1680 by the Portuguese and a small fort...
Bet you did not know this about Spain!

Bet you did not know this about Spain!

Queen: “Barcelona – It was the first time that we met” Passers by did not appreciate  my performance of Queens famous song. After our memorable trip through Portugal, we were left with little time for Spain.  We mostly toured along the...
Buenas tardes und Viva la Espania (12.06.2015)

Buenas tardes und Viva la Espania (12.06.2015)

Die Algarve und Portugal liegen hinter uns und wir sind wieder in Spanien. Wir durften drei Tage als Gäste in Entrepinos bei Hinochos verbringen und hatten eine sehr schöne Zeit dort. Danke nochmal an Ernst, Maˋjose und Juan für alles, alles, alles. Besonders dankbar...