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The old new road to Sudan

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Scorched, arid, barren, there aren’t enough words in the thesaurus to describe the Nubian desert. It’s very hot, very hot, and there aren’t many trees to hide under. If there is a tree, it’s usually already occupied by a camel.…

Heading west >>> ……..

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Day 135 – S: We had decided to go to Donabate as Lesley had so enjoyed meeting with the ladies last Thursday for a couple of hours doing their various crafts. I would visit the library for that time. We…

ABC Another Beautiful City!!

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NB.  This is a fairly long one so get a coffee!!! The word had been that Krakow was well worth the stopover and disappointed we were not! After setting up in the RV Park early in the afternoon we found…

Mexico 1 – The States of Chiapas and Oaxaca.

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  MEXICO Capital – Mexico City                  Currency – Mexican pesos                      Language – Spanish and Maya languages   10th March – We are through the Guatemala border town of La Mesilla very quickly and a short drive brings us […]

The Southwest Circuit of Bolivia

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After the Salar de Uyuni, our next destination was the “southwest circuit” of Bolivia. It’s well known for it’s Mars-like landscape on a very high-altitude plain around 15,000 feet (4500 meters). The southwest circuit was everything we expected – bad…

South America!

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This is the Agata M, the vessel that we used to ship our vehicles. This is a picture from the web; we never actually saw it. $166 per mile. That’s what it cost us to ship around the 30 miles…

The pope is waving at me!

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Trigger-happy with a lasergun I’m driving through southern Tanzania, and it’s pretty relaxed. Apart from the odd unexpected pothole to keep you alert, the road is reasonable to good. There’s a speed limit of 50 for the villages, and there…

Let’s go walkabout …..

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Day 132 – L: One of those lazy days….. Triona was already up and out by the time we got up so we did not see them last night or this morning. Triona left us porridge again so we enjoyed…

The little jewel at the top of the continent

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Driving south from Whitehorse, we made our way towards Jasper national park. Our first stop was in northern British Columbia. We took the evening to take stock of the vehicle. Clearing everything out, we checked the pressure of the new…

You did what?!

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  And so at 5.30am we dutifully began eating our cinnamon breadsticks with creamed feta as our hosts grinned at us waiting for our response. Put on the goat pastrami they gesture next… YUM, that I can tell you, is…

Our Eastern Europe Crossing Movie

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Following our time in Greece as you can read  in our posts bellow our next destination was to cross Eastern Europe. Check out Vol. 2 movie about our adventures there.…

Essential Beach Camping Gear

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We spent about 8 months traveling through Mexico and Central America.  We love beaches, and a large portion of our time was spent camping on beaches.  What was the beach camping gear we loved to have and what would we…

On to Lusk …….

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Day 129 – L: Ow, the feet are aching……… This morning we decided to go for a walk along the cliffs on the seashore. We set out after breakfast and buying a few, not such healthy, snacks from the little…

The long road home

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It’s only been four years since I lived in Arusha, but driving back through the horrendous traffic that quickly gives way to donkeys and stray dogs as we passed through the slums to reach foodwatershelter, it felt like a decade.…

Panama City and shipping the van

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Our van is hopefully on it’s way to Colombia now. The process of shipping out of Panama was unpleasant and expensive, and we wish they’d just build the 30 miles of road that are missing between Panama and Colombia! But…

Out and about in Donabate …….

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Day 126 – All the ladies birthdays today – God bless you all. Wishing Penny, Pam R and Little Zoe. Love you lots. Xxxx L: Another beautiful summer’s day in Ireland. Nearly 10 days here and still not one rainy…

An illegal in Zambia

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With sweat on my forehead I wake up in the middle of the night. I dreamt that I was in Zambia without a visa. Oh well, dreams, you know. In the morning I check my passport, just to make sure.…

Ailing in El Salvador

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After a long day we F I N A L L Y made it back to El Sal! With our second journey through Nicaragua coming to an end, I knew that we had a big and potentially stressful day in…

You Tube Videos

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Hello All!  Just a quick update from the beautiful city of Prague, there is another post on it’s way shortly but in the meantime…. We have loaded a couple more YouTube videos – a quick one of Charyn Canyon in…

Adventures around Villa de Leyva

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We were not sure what to expect in Villa de Leyva. Like most places we visit now, we kind of just show up and figure out what we will do when we get there. We camped at a great hostel…

MEXICO – EARLY DAYS

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WELCOME TO MEXICO, AMIGO! 19th August: I’ve never liked snakes at the best of times, and this one’s looking particularly menacing. It’s not yet nine o’clock in the morning and here I am, balancing a mug of tea whilst leafing…