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Les premiers kilomètres

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Haha ! Vous pensiez qu’après 3 ans sur la route nous en étions à nos derniers kilomètres ? Je vous comprends, après avoir conduit à travers le Myanmar et l’Inde (épique !), nous avons envoyé notre fidèle Macc par cargo…
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Exterior Restoration

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VW T25 Syncro Restoration Project: Part 1: Bodywork and Painting: We bought our Syncro on what was near enough its 30th birthday. It began life in Dresden, Germany, where it served as a vehicle in their fire department. At the…
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Are we in a hurry?

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Greetings from Oaxaca with mole negro on my face. We landed at a comfortable place (overlanderoasis.com) a few days ago and have stayed longer than we intended. I think we were in a hurry. Or something. Last time I wrote…
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El Salvador

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First we got a bit confused by a misinformation about a bordercrossing to El Salvador by a family from Quebec, who read on a blog about some low clearance bridge at our chosen aduana. Luckily we got a feedback from…
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Slowcarfasthouse Expose’ installment three- Money on the Move part two

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A few weeks ago I posted a blog about “Money on the Move”.  That one talked about the costs of our travel as full-timers in the van. (Here is a link to that post-  http://slowcarfasthouse.com/2015/01/04/slowcarfasthouse-expose-second-installment-money-on-the-move-part-1/   ) Part two is about…
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Saved by a Flat Iron

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There’s a first time for everything. This morning was cold. Just about everything was frozen. When I went to start the bus, the gas pedal was as hard as a rock. I’ve never had this happen before. So, what freezes…
Can hardly beat spending New Years Eve on a paddle board in the Sea of Cortez.  Zeb is relaxing on his turn!

Cruising around Baja!

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I have been preparing the expose’s and forgot to post an update about where we are! We have been moving around Baja. Mostly headed North, but going slowly and really enjoying some exploration. After some fun in the water in…
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Ecuador: por la ruta del sol

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Después de haber recorrido la sierra y parte de la selva de Ecuador, nos esperaba la playa. Habíamos decidido dejar la costa para diciembre por el clima y fue una buena elección: el sol nos acompaño a lo largo de…
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Driving into the Abyss

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It’s an hour until sunset and we are late. We can see the truck ahead of us but the mountain fog is thick enough to mask the three other trucks in front. We’ve been averaging 20km/h for the past hour…
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Bryce Canyon

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Just outside of Zion on the way to Bryce Canyon is a tunnel. A long tunnel. A long unlit tunnel. A long unlit tunnel where we discovered our headlights didn’t work. Surprise! There was a little bit of panic as…

First Impressions of Bolivia

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The first several days in this country have me disoriented.  I feel some familiarity with it, as if we are back in Argentina with a dimension of Paraguay.  So far all the people we have encountered have not made any…
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On the Road in Nicaragua

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  The highways were funded by the US so we had familiar road lines and good, pothole free roads! Celebration! Cows are in abundance and take over full lanes, especially around 8:00am. Rambo had a coating of manure to prove…

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