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Relationship Status: Silverback

Relationship Status: Silverback

Surviving the DRC meant a return to some more basic objectives of our trip: maintaining dating bliss between Ross and April. I’m not aware of all the nuances of their relationship but the phone was on speaker when I heard April say “Ross, if you...
Switzerland

Switzerland

06/1989-07/1991 I visited the land of Swiss chocolate and cheese in 1991, on my way to Holland. I was 20 years old back then and I had graduated high school just two years before, so I was ready to experience new things. My first stop in this small but well organized...
Slovenia

Slovenia

04-2013 /7-2014 Slovenia is a tiny country I rushed through on a ten-day trip to Central Europe, in April 2013. It’s about half the size of Switzerland and its population counts just over two million people. The only way to describe this pocket-sized independent...
Austria

Austria

08-1990 Located in Central Europe, Austria is a landlocked country bordered by the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy and Switzerland. The country was a centre of power in Europe when it was ruled by the mighty Habsburgs. Although today it’s...
Surprise! A two day road trip.

Surprise! A two day road trip.

Elmer surprised me with a two day road trip to ….    Elmer:  “I have a surprise for you this weekend.” Me (Nicole) : “I know!” – giggling Elmer: “What ?!” Well, for a few days I had the feeling Elmer was up to something. He insisted I didn’t make any...

Teil 8: Costa Rica

vom 21.10.2015 bis 06.11.2015 Nun kommt also Costa Rica an die Reihe, das Traumtouristenziel, die Schweiz Zentralamerikas. Da sind wir aber gespannt, was auf uns wartet. Wir haben Oktober, keine Saison, es regnet/giesst fast jeden Abend. Dennoch ist es der …...
Zurich, Swtizerland – part 2

Zurich, Swtizerland – part 2

We spend Saturday walking through the central city of Zurich with our friends, two Swiss couples who, like us, have just come back from two years of overlanding in the Americas. Markus and Karin traveled by motorcycle, and Micheal and Simone traveled in a Land Rover....
Ljubljana, Slovenia 

Ljubljana, Slovenia 

We have a day to explore the lovely city of Ljubljana and from the minute we pull into town I know it will not be enough. It’s far too lovely to want to leave it so soon. But we will make the most of the time we have.  The old city is built along the banks...
Gocta waterfalls – Northern Highlands

Gocta waterfalls – Northern Highlands

The border crossing to Peru in La Balsa was easy, we were the only vehicle there at the time. The officers were friendly and efficient, nice. On the Peruvian side the road was paved, we drove to Jaen and bought the insurance. Jaen was so ugly it was interesting, while...

Travelling life, some things we learned

After travelling for a while the most noticeable change to ourselves is, that we live our life way more in the present then in the past or the future. And we learned to enjoy the moment and not worry too much what comes around the next corner, as it will come anyway....
Guadalupe, Chinchipe

Guadalupe, Chinchipe

Oh how great if felt to be on the road again, adios Cuenca. Refrigerator, fuel tank and water tank full, we headed toward the little town of Guadalupe in the Yacuambi valley in the southeast of Ecuador. This little town has a great mission and hospital, staffed with...
Grüezi mitenand in die Schweiz!

Grüezi mitenand in die Schweiz!

Als we Liechtenstein verlaten, rijden we Zwitserland binnen. Op de brug die de overgang is tussen de twee landen, stoppen we even. Het is erg mooi weer, strakblauwe lucht en een lekker zonnetje.We hebben nog geen 10 minuten gereden als we het geluid van koeienbellen...
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...
Après 2 ans et 100’000 km

Après 2 ans et 100’000 km

Nous avons pensé qu’après 2 ans et 100’000 km de route, une évaluation de notre camping-car pouvait en intéresser d’aucuns. Les nombreux points négatifs sont indiqués pour être supprimés ou atténués dans le cadre de la préparation d’un voyage....
Wilkommen in Österreich!

Wilkommen in Österreich!

Als we Oostenrijk binnenrijden, gaan we eerst even naar een Toyota garage. Eén van de lampen in de voorbumper is kapot en we vragen hen om deze even te vervangen. Ze krijgen hier nooit 4WD auto’s en het kost hen een uur om de lamp te vervangen. Wel bijzonder is dat ze...

Tour du Monde et coups durs

Kump Around the World – Blog d'un Tour du Monde en famille et en camping car, où comment découvrir le bonheur en voyage avec vos enfants Contrairement à ce que certains peuvent penser partir en Tour du Monde ne relève pas de la chance ! Pour réaliser notre...