Finally, we camped in Africa! Egyptians don’t camp so it’s rare to find a good spot. We could park our car on the beach at Rocky Valley Beachcamp, if it wasn’t for the wind it would have been heaven. Coral reefs right off the coast, snorkeling was just amazing! From Al Quiseir we wanted to … More From the beach to the Nile
Welcome to Egypt! This can mean two things, either it’s a tourist trap: ‘Welcome to Egypt! Where are you from? Camel ride? Horse ride? Tour guide? No? Maybe later? No? Maybe later? Want a camel ride? Okay bye, maybe later.’ Or it’s a genuine friendly Egyptian who just helped you out. There are guys who … More Welcome to Egypt!
Last post we ended with the fact that we would get Hank back on Saturday. Which was stupid, because facts don’t count in Egypt. Spoiler…we did not get our car back on Saturday. The process would be easy. Three hours, Salah said. Car inspection by customs, some carnet stuff, getting our Egyptian license plates and … More ‘Mafia…money, money, money’ – part 2…
This post is about our shipping adventure from Pireaus to Alexandria, sit back and enjoy the bureaucracy. For fellow overlanders, there is a short summary with all the relevant info at the end of this post. The story starts back in January when we first contacted Xanti Nannou, our agent from Minoan Lines. She must … More ‘Mafia…money, money, money’
Watch how we make our way through Montenegro (From Kotor up the mountain to Petar’s Mausoleum in the Lovcen National Park) and Albania (The Accursed Mountains / Albanian Alps / Theth).
Our first night in Croatia was not a success. It was no longer freezing but we made a rookie mistake by thinking we would be fine with the heavy wind. It was not fine, it was terrible. After a couple of hours we even tried to remove the rain cover to reduce the noice but … More Autumn in the Balkan
1 October 2018 marks the day we left our comfy home for adventure. A final run to the garage (for some radiator fluid) and off we go! After two days of boring German autobahn and two freaking cold nights (thank god we brought our beanies and gloves), we drove through Austria and landed in Gozd Martuljek, … More We are on the road!