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From Krüger NP to the South African south coast – back in “real Africa”, a great school in Swaziland and relaxed time at the Indian Ocean

From Krüger NP to the South African south coast – back in “real Africa”, a great school in Swaziland and relaxed time at the Indian Ocean

  Krüger National Park … was just wonderful!   After having left Krüger National Park, suddenly we find ourselves back in “real” Africa. Before we enter Swaziland, we drive through an Africa we know from Kenya or Tanzania: small villages,...
Bill’s 130th birthday bash

Bill’s 130th birthday bash

So we realised at the end of season meeting last year in the borders that this year Bill Reith from Aberdeen would turn 80 and his Norton Atlas will have been in his ownership for 50 years so we thought we should celebrate this occasion by having a camping weekend in...
Morocco Accommodation and Route

Morocco Accommodation and Route

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 11 June 2016 Costs are all based on two people, two motorcycles, and one tent. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. Many of the campsites had internet but we did not test it as we had...
Stats North Carolina and Tennessee 

Stats North Carolina and Tennessee 

We have combined these two states as the A.T. is also the states borders.  Miles walked: 386.6 (622.2km) Money spent: $3420 ($103.60/day) CAD This amount includes about $500 in gear. We had to replace our shoes on short notice and we splurged on nice pillows, we...
Korea – Car Shipping Guide

Korea – Car Shipping Guide

Download the PDF version – Busan Car Shipping.pdf 1 Overview There are many ports in South Korea to which you can ship your vehicle in a container. However, as far as we know only Busan has the necessary Customs office to process the import of your vehicle. The...
Chile Finale

Chile Finale

The Atacama Desert sits between us and the Pacific Ocean in northern Chile. As we leave Argentina over the 4,800 m Jama Pass, we’re heading to the Atacama to check-out some weird sandstone formations and some geysers. Then it’s down to the coast for a bit of beach...
Malaysia

Malaysia

Entering our 23rd and final country with the Beaut (we’d been to a couple of others on route without her) had mixed emotions. Was this really to be our last border crossing? Would we finally, finally get searched properly? No, it turns out. The border crossing...
Earning Your Ferry Wings

Earning Your Ferry Wings

A guide to crossing into Zambia at the Kazungula border crossing. Rule #1: You are not a truck driver. Do not join the truck queue! This beastly queue extends for kilometers. The ferry’s can only manage one truck at a time and preference is given to passenger...
Some Thoughts As We Head Home

Some Thoughts As We Head Home

It appears that we’re living in a time that’s increasingly controlled by people who tell us we need to shut ourselves off. We need to close our borders, lock our doors, buy guns, build walls, trust nobody. It appears that we’re living in a time that’s...
Stats Georgia

Stats Georgia

Stats Georgia Miles walked: 78.5 (126.3km) Money spent: $589 ($65.44/day) CAD Days in State: 9 Mountains climbed: 18 Trail Magic: 2 Beers Tried: 9       Filed under: Appalachian Trail, Hiking, Trails, USA Tagged: Backpacking, budget, hiking, jfdi,...
Congo Brazzaville

Congo Brazzaville

We arrived at the Cameroon border and were pleased to see it was laid out in order with signs to direct you where to go. This was incredible, most borders are a guessing game with most lacking in organisation and order. But this was a real treat. We walked in, got our...
Torres del Paine – Chile

Torres del Paine – Chile

If you have had it with the pretty mountain pictures on this blog, well i can’t help you. This is going to be all about mountains and a bit about us. Maybe a bit about Chile and Argentina? The national park Torres del Paine, pride of all Chile, can only be reached on...
Zambia …

Zambia …

Did we know anything about this country before visiting? No, not really! Our first impressions – after the border! – were quite good: good roads (with only a few potholes) and very clean … Everybody we met on the road was very friendly and spoke...