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Climbing to the Sun

Climbing to the Sun

Teotihuacan. The name alone brings a smile to the face of all who have been there, for this enormous set of ruins, just outside Mexico City, truly brings to light the power of an empire, begun thousands of years ago. Thought to be Aztec, the city’s origins are...
The Adventure Overland Show

The Adventure Overland Show

The overlanding market has grown at an exceptional rate over the last 5 years and this is reflected in the increase of events being held globally. The Adventure Overland Show is the UK’s only dedicated show to cover all aspects of overlanding. It was...
Namibia 4

Namibia 4

The border dash was fairly uneventful, lots of driving, sadly no Harry as we had finished him around Etosha (we had moved onto the Hobbit which was fine until about chapter 8 where I got lost..). We had two stop overs, one at Oppi Koppi which was free for...
two years ago we’ve left our home

two years ago we’ve left our home

to explore other countries, continents and cultures, to meet old friends and make new friends. We are happy to have seen places like Taj Mahal, Bagan, Angkor Wat, the Victoria Falls, wonderful wildlife and nature and today the wonder of the rock-hewn churches of...
Sand Dune Driving for Africa

Sand Dune Driving for Africa

“It’s amazing the number of great people I have in my life that I would have never met if I didn’t own a Jeep.” We first met Lonnie on a trail run to the Tillamook National Forest. His orange Land Rover Discovery II broke down right in front of...
It Starts with a Dream

It Starts with a Dream

We ended up meeting Arturo by chance. While we had previously come through the pueblo magico town of Cuitzeo, we had been in motion, eager to get to SMA. Heading south, it seemed like a perfect pitstop during a long drive. Little did we know we were about to meet one...
The Overlanding Podcast

The Overlanding Podcast

Emma and I have been talking about and planning this project for a long time, and finally, we are pleased to announce it… The Overlanding Podcast is a new series dedicated to self-reliant vehicle dependent travel. In each episode we’ll be meeting the...

Fighting for Freedom

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 10 10 days of blogging daily. An admirable goal, and a challenging one since I had three days of travel within that 10 day period. Here, one day late, is my final post to Natalie’s...

The DREAM of Location Independence… is it?

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 9 I know, I know.. I”m a day behind in my challenge quest. My adventure challenge turned into a two day jaunt between the mountains, and a surf camp on the Pacific! Now I am back...
Ungeplanter Stop in Edmonton

Ungeplanter Stop in Edmonton

(die vorherigen Einträge für New Brunswick, Manitoba und Saskatchewan folgen noch) Kanada und sein schlechter Diesel Von Kanadas scheinbar schlechtem Diesel hatten wir bereits vor der Reise im Buschtaxi Forum gelesen und dass schon manche Einspritzdüsen und...

Choose Your Adventure

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 8 Well, this is an easy one, since our life is generally one big adventure these days! Today, we pack up camp after nearly three weeks in Oaxaca. We say goodbye to new friends, and...
Guanajuato…not

Guanajuato…not

I had been anticipating our arrival in Guanajuato for what seemed like forever. The years spent preparing often meant hours, generally in my cubicle (shhh) poring over others trips. Hours reading of others adventures, beyond anxious for the time when I would be the...

The Perfection of Imperfection

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 7 Imperfection! What a wonderful thing to write about. It’s so much easier than trying to deal with perfection. Today Natalie asked me to think about what one imperfect thing I can...
GREECE & THE BALKANS WARM UP TOUR

GREECE & THE BALKANS WARM UP TOUR

Like all athletes do before the final race, we felt like it was compulsory for us to head out before our next big overland exhibition and do a warm up. Having limited time we quickly planned a 2-week trip around the Western Balkans, an area that is becoming more and...

Finding My Tribe

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 6 My Tribe. Day 6 of Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan challenge is about something I consider essential. Not just to life on the freedom plan, but to life in general. Just consider...

The Productivity Plan

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 5 Today our blogging challenge is to simply list how our day would look if we are in our most productive state. The main point I really want to embrace, is an idea Natalie talks about in...

My Superpowers

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 4 Doesn’t everyone wish they had a superpower? I know, I do. Today, my fondest desire would have been the ability to make the internet magically work during the 4-5 hours it was...

A Perfect Day

This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 3 As I listened to Natalie describe today’s challenge, I felt a surge of excitement. I, too, have often spent time focusing on my perfect day. Even more exciting is the fact that,...

The Why?

“This blog post is in response to Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge Day 2 http://suitcaseentrepreneur.com/10DBC-Day-2]” The Why? In the end, in the search for a better way, a better plan, a better LIFE. Isn’t the why a necessary question? It is simple...