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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…

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,…

Osa Peninsula: Drake Bay

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After our amazing week on the Nicoya Peninsula, we were very excited about exploring the Osa Peninsula.  As described to us by a Costa Rican, it is a “more beautiful” version of the Nicoya. You can’t drive around the entire Osa…

Embracing Serendipity

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I sat in the rickshaw, trying to think of anything cool, sweating profusely in the mid-afternoon heat of Southern India. Jim was in yet another seedy hotel, searching for an acceptable room, a dismal possibility, even according to Lonely Planet.…

Georgia 6 – Food, 6-2014

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Years ago when we traveled in Mexico we used to laugh at people coming south with their motorhomes, cupboards full canned food, on the assumption that people in Mexico didn’t have any. Now, as we travel through some of the…

Zim to Zam

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Leaving Nata was nothing but a relief. After four days of peri-peri chicken for lunch and dinner, relentless SKY news updates and periodic calls to Kenny, our saviour/mechanic, we were finally back on the road, a week to the hour…

Boquete, Panama

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We are still “sitting” at a house here in Panama. It’s been very relaxing, and although the area is gringo heaven (not much need to speak Spanish), there is tons to do, the climate is perfect (we eat most meals…

The Best Camera For Overlanding

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  The best camera is the one that’s with you. – Chase Jarvis   One of the most common questions from those reading our blog is, “What camera do you use?”  Sure, almost all analog or digital photos go through…

Out of Nairobi …….

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Day 70 – S: Off to breakfast and later a farewell to Clive and Ann. L: We have been chatting with quite a few of the visitors, Ryan, Wesley and a few Danish guys, Louise, Stella etc so we have…

Durban -> Knysna (The Car Arrives!)

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Durban was a crucial tipping point in our trip. We flew in from Cape Town to get our Land Rover Discovery cleared at the port and to finally get behind the wheel and start. Even though we wanted to officially…

Let’s get moving! ……

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Day 68 – Happy Birthday, Kate ;-)) Warning, this is a birdie issue as we wait for our visas. S: Sunday today so we had decided to find the nearest Baptist Church. I researched and found where the Nairobi Baptist…

The Alpine Reunion

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“I know it’s somewhere!” she cried out in frustration as she flipped through a stack of twenty full size trail maps, each showing a mess of trails that slipped between valleys and up endless snow-capped peaks. They were some of…

Preparation And Shakedown

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Thank you so much to UBITRAC for the amazing mobile tracker device they have provided us for you lovely lot to be able to follow our day to day progress as we drive firstly from Scotland to Dorset, and then…

Taking a rain check …..

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Day 66 – S: It rained all night. It had been raining when we went to bed, we had been concerned that the ground tent would not be waterproof as we had never used it in the rain, but our…

First year’s finances

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First a warning to friends and family, who constitute the majority of our readers. You might want to stop now, there won’t be any pretty pictures of birds or cute pictures of Quinn. This is just a breakdown of how…