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Our New Home~ An Introduction

Our New Home~ An Introduction

After the teaser photos on social media here is the post that you all asked for~ interior photos of our new home. After the universe spoke to us and radically changed up our plans… AGAIN, we determined that our beloved Tequila was simply not quite right for this...
Ecuador Equator: Hummingbirds and Fiestas

Ecuador Equator: Hummingbirds and Fiestas

Quito’s not a bad place as far as capital cities go. We wouldn’t ordinarily choose to spend ten days there, but we’re on an admin-mission here. Missions accomplished, we head north towards Colombia, with a few detours hovering around the Ecuador Equator: a misplaced...

Expense Report: Indonesia

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $4,848.02 on living expenses and $10,036.41 on one-time expenses. We...
Day 3 – South Dakota, Part 1

Day 3 – South Dakota, Part 1

The third day out, we drove north again, along the western borders of Missouri and Iowa. This is corn country. Corn all around you. Sometimes as far as the eye can see — broken only by grain silos. In Iowa, there were a few of these giant coffee pots advertising...

Navigation on the road

Do you use only paper maps? Smartphone offline map applications? A dedicated GPS device? Nothing but verbal directions from the locals? We are generalists and use a combination of all the above. We have carried paper maps for just about every country or region because...
Belize

Belize

Borders, Barges and Belkin. Our week in Belize. Entering Belize was a little complicated; initially helpful border officials and the shift in national language from Spanish to English meant us progressing at lightning pace until it became time to clear the dog and his...
The Countdown

The Countdown

For a multitude of reasons, none of which are even remotely tethered to a desire to stop travelling or depart from our new life on the road, we’d made the decision a couple of months ago to head back to Australia! Sadly South America will have to wait a little longer…...
Malaysia Route and Accommodation

Malaysia Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 20 April 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the country....

Expense Report: Malaysia

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $978.50 on living expenses and $306.17 on one-time expenses. We spent...

Expense Report: Thailand

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $1,930.95 on living expenses and $2,792.02 on one-time expenses. We spent...
Pleasant weather

Pleasant weather

We seem to have had a spell of reasonable weather lately, it happens every so often but as always it’s no guarantee it’ll last so best to make hay while the sun shines or in my world burn petrol. Saturday a fine ride around the borders taking in a stop in the Meldons...