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The cat is outta’ the bag!

The cat is outta’ the bag!

In October 2015 our travel plans changed drastically. We were stopped in our tracks. When my mother passed away unexpectedly, we inherited a burden that we never anticipated. If you haven’t had this conversation with your parents or your kids—DO IT NOW!! Managing the...
De regreso en USA

De regreso en USA

Mientras estábamos en Canadá empezamos a planear un poco la ruta por el este de USA, nos imaginábamos visitando amigos en Boston, recorriendo Nueva York y finalmente reuniéndonos con nuestras familias en sus vacaciones por Miami. Pero esos pensamientos se veían...
USA: los regalos de Alaska

USA: los regalos de Alaska

For the English version please wait a couple of days, its still in the oven! Llegar a la última frontera no es algo de todos los días. Es EL momento con el que veníamos soñando desde que salimos. Nos nos costaba imaginarnos ahí, lo podíamos ver, casi sentir, pero a la...
A quick trip around the Olympic Peninsula

A quick trip around the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula in Washington is much more than the Olympic National Park. We explored just a few places of beauty and surprise. But this is an area worthy of much more time!  We covered a lot of miles on the coastlines  of Washington state!  Our first night was...
Visiting family and friends in the PNW

Visiting family and friends in the PNW

After a ferry ride from Vancouver Island to the mainland we crossed the border and headed for fun times with friends and family in Washington and Oregon. We had dates and events booked, which meant keeping deadlines and rolling with a schedule again! Our first...
Overstaying

Overstaying

We’ve been overstaying at Finca Sommerwind for almost two weeks now, not that is super exciting around here, but there are several small things to fix up on the van. Looks like we are not alone doing that though, there are quite a few overlanders around. The...
You

You

You know I’m really not the “7 best things to do in Ecuador” type of blogger. There are lots of small stories coming along while traveling. Today was no exception. I flip flopped the idea to write or not about some things, but it happened while...
Mit dem Mietwagen durch Neufundland

Mit dem Mietwagen durch Neufundland

Nachdem wir nun endlich alles Nötige für das neue Getriebe in die Wege geleitet hatten, konnten wir nichts weiter tun, als zu warten. Von Halifax hatten wir allerdings genug und nachdem ein Mietwagen pro Tag ca. genausoviel kostet, wie die günstigsten Unterkünfte in...
Hat

Hat

It’s hard to describe the history of Panama hat in one phrase. First and foremost it is strongly underlined the fact that Panama hat is not Panamanian, it is Ecuadorian and it is wrongly attributed to an entire different place. Originally called ‘paja toquilla...
USA: California, lo más de lo más

USA: California, lo más de lo más

For the English version see below ¿En dónde nos quedamos? Ah sí, en Las Vegas. Pero lo que hicimos ahí ya se los contamos en la nota anterior. Desde Las Vegas nos fuimos de vacaciones por 10 días a Miami. Ya sé lo que están pensando: “¿vacaciones? Pero si ustedes...