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Spider Monkeys, Sloths and Sangrias Oh yeah!

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe   Both moms visiting meant double the adventure! Meet the guides…. Josh…he’s the driver, photographer, pilot and executive chef. Shannon…she’s the trail guide and the…

Back at work!

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It’s been four weeks now since I am back at work. And I never thought I’d say this, but I love it! The journey has changed me in a way that I am now more relaxed at work than before…

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Street Art in Santiago de Chile (Part 2)

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My second selection of street art and graffiti here in Santiago de Chile. Like the first set, all of these photos are from Barrio Brasil. In the meantime we have taken a lot of photos in Bellavista, another suburb of…

Stop Shopping at Supermarkets and Save Money

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Recently we have discovered that regular supermarkets are the most expensive places to go shopping. This certainly applies in Santiago de Chile, but I recall that we noticed the same thing last time travelling through other countries in Latin America.…

Streets paved with Gold

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They only exist in fairy tales – don’t you know? If streets were paved with gold, they’d soon be overrun by bad guys, from near and far, trying to pinch the gold. So why have I written such a weird…

Street Art and Graffiti in Santiago de Chile (Part 1)

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My first selection of street art and graffiti here in Santiago de Chile. Some of these were certainly illegal pieces of graffiti (one was actually sprayed over by the same artist only a couple of days after I photographed it),…

Moglander sails 1500km on the Amazon

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We have been on beaches, in deserts, on salt flats and high in the Andes mountains. but we had yet to take a barge down the Amazon with our truck. We knew this was the plan as we traveled from…

Life after…

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We have now been home for about two months. What is life like after travel? After the first two weeks, the “real” life started again and reality hit. This was it now. There was no more moving around, no new…

Nicaragua Expenses

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe All it took was 42 nights, 57,168 Cordobas and Josh’s tasty watermelon mojitos to complete our discovery of Nicaragua’s canyons, volcanoes, lakes and coastlines. The…

Over the river and through the woods rainforest

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe There is the beaten path and then there is the out-of-the-way off yonder, where the hell are we path…Well we all know which one is…

Our first two weeks home..

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Our first two weeks home were great! We loved being back in the Netherlands. The weather was nice and cool and sunny. We got to see friends and family. And eat! And great wines. During the first week we stayed…

The beaches in Costa Rica

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After my parents left we wanted to spend a few more days on the beaches of Costa Rica. We had heard good stories about Playa Dominical and decided to drive down the tiny beach town. Playa Dominical is not much…

Settling down on the farm in Ometepe, Nicaragua

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe When we purchased our home in Steamboat Springs, Colorado we were in our early-twenties.  It was in a small apartment building that was mostly owned…

Hitting our stride at Lake Apoyo

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe When we arrived at Paradiso hostel on lake Apoyo they asked how long we would stay… Coming off of having just spent 10 days exploring…

Angel Falls in the Dry season

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One of the big attractions in Venezuela is Angel falls, and at a kilometer tall, it’s a pretty big attraction indeed! This is the tallest waterfall in the world, and its hard to say which we preferred, Angel falls or Iguazu…

Internet in Honduras

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Internet in Honduras is cheap! We had had trouble finding reliable and fast internet in El Salvador, so when crossing the border in Honduras, we decided we wanted to try if a SIM would be worthwhile to get better access…

What’s in our fridge?

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe Two nights before we departed on the next adventure I made a mason jars worth of garlic confit. Once we hit the road I used…

Two weeks in Panama.

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We spent only 15 days in Panama. Our first stop was Boquete. After weeks on the hot beaches of Costa Rica, we were very (VERY) happy with the cool mountain air of Boquete. We spent a few days by the…

Overland Travel in Venezuela

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As we hinted before, we decided on going through Venezuela from Colombia to Brazil. Even though the country is going through a lot of turmoil right now, we felt that it was a journey that was worth taking, and that…

All Part of the Adventure

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We sometimes get asked what was the biggest problem we have had to overcome on our trip. That’s a tricky one to answer, but I think the process of making the decision to go in the first place was the…