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Hiking Moab

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Ahhh, Moab. That fabled adventure town in Utah. Traveling in the heat in late May with two black dogs, we longed to hike the famous red rock canyons, but knew we needed to find something that allowed for shade and…

Reflections on a year on the road

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We were not sure how long this trip would take when we left. We had planned for a year to get to Argentina, but found that the pace of travel required to achieve that goal did not suit us. The…

Back to Costa Rica

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With our hosts Will and Cate returning from Uruguay, we reluctantly packed up the van for the trip to the house we’ve rented in Costa Rica for August. We’re sad to leave beautiful Boquete and the wonderful house we’ve been…

An Encounter at Erongo

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Before the past three days, the travelling I had been doing and the trip I was partaking in were two vastly different things. I had imagined a rugged trip in the African wilderness with plenty of dusty campsites, dirty facilities,…

Believing in More

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Certain places possess a vibe that can be unexplainable. A power to draw you in so that you only sit in wonder. Such places transcend the modern and cause you to wholeheartedly embrace a higher being, whether you call it…

An Invitation

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The Invitation ~ by Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me…

Boquete & the Azuero Peninsula

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I’d had enough of the heat and humidity.  I wanted mountain air, cool streams, and beautiful scenery.  In addition, we needed to get to Panama because we had a timeline to cross the Darien Gap.  Boquete, a small town in…

Going local ……

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Day 82 – L: Sunday morning and we are awake again with the chanting over the loud-speaker. We have been here a week and it still manages to wake us up. We were wondering how long it will take for…

Budget: Costa Rica

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AK47′s On the Afghan Border!

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Our first evening at Nomad’s Home was spent enjoying a few tasty beverages with some of the other travellers whom were in habitation. One character in particular had us looking wide-eyed as he told us some of his travel experiences!…

Wet and waiting …….

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Day 80 – 80 days!!! Wow. L: We slept in as there was no noise and it was pretty chilly. We left for our breakfast and the hotel seems a bit busier now. After breakfast Steve asked at reception if…

Costa Rica: Camp Site List

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Walmart Date Visited: 05/21/2014 Location: 10.00199, -84.20688 (Altitude: 3038 feet) Didn’t stay here but we scoped this place out. This is not the parking lot of Walmart. It closes at night and the security guards said we couldn’t stay there.…

History, her story ……….

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Day 78 – S: We were happy to see that the visa application left last night from Nairobi and even happier to discover that it was signed for in Johannesburg at the visa service company at 8am, things are moving.…

NICARAGUA

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Granada – “The Grand Sultan” You’d never know that during its illustrious history the city of Granada has been set alight on several occasions. William Walker, the American filibuster, who was routed from the city in 1856, was one of…

More from Boquete

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We wrapped up our last week in Boquete with more hiking and birds, then packed up the van once again to head back to Costa Rica. Some friends and family will be visiting us there, and we’re very much looking…

Ramble in the jungle

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We got an incredible view of flying macaws, from a cliff-top above their nesting site. La Paz, Bolivia [by Paula] There are so very many bitey stingy things in the jungle, but it was the ants that really messed with…

4 Guys In Africa!

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Hey everybody, It’s Antoine at the computer today. I arrived in Windhoek on June 30th and walked through the gates expecting to be greeted by my three fellows travellers. After searching for twenty minutes I realized something was amiss. I…

Stalled again ……….

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Day 76 – L: Things were going so well in our little bungalow until this morning – now there is no warm water and the toilet doesn’t flush……. Steve got a key for another suite in the hotel and we…

Video for Crowd Funding Support

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To help us with the more immediate and heavily felt cost of a Carnet de Passage en Douane for Mulungu, we have decided to ask for the crowd’s support… Our Indiegogo campaign will help us directly with the costs of this adventure,…

Eating Horses

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After Nacho’s inspirational climb of the Alpe d’Huez we descended the switchbacks and were deposited in the quaint village of Bourg d’Oisans. We would spend the next few days making our way northwest to Paris, but before doing so we needed to…

Burundi en noord Tanzania

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Burundi Voor Burundi hebben we een doorreisvisum. Dat betekent dat we in drie dagen weer het land uit moeten zijn. De grensovergang is de snelste die we sinds Europa meegemaakt hebben: in een half uur zijn we erdoor. Burundi heeft…

Time’s Up: Costa Rica Pt. V

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Me, enjoying the grass during the last few days in the Big Jungle House. Hey Adventurers! Lots going on since last I wrote. We’re back on the road, and the Big Jungle House is already fading into the far recesses…

Kennecott

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We ended up in Kennecott because a lady in Homer mentioned it to us once, she said we’d probably like Kennecott and McCarthy, but didn’t really elaborate too much. We weren’t really sure why we were going there: It was…

Roadwork Rodeo …….

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Day 74 – Happy birthday to Peter and Stuart B.T. – Have a good time XX L: It was a treat to have a perfectly quiet and fairly dark room S: and a king-size bed that for the first time,…