A road & boat trip in Croatia

This is a itinerary of a trip we did two years ago when we were living in Dublin (June, 2015). Honestly we chose Croatia because at that time we were looking for a sunny place in Europe where we could…

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Discovering Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a Spanish island created by vulcano eruptions. It is part of the Canary islands, the most easterly and the 4th largest island of the group with a population of approximately 150,000 people.  We spent 4 full days in the…

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A weekend between Valladolid & Tordesillas

Valladolid and Tordesillas are part of the Castilla & León region in northwest Spain. It is located 2 hours by car from Madrid but you can also use the train which is actually quicker (1 hour from Madrid Chamartín sation).…

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A weekend at Kruger Park

During our stay in Mozambique in November 2016 (most of the time working) we spent an entire weekend at the Kruger Park in South Africa. We drove from Maputo (Mozambique’s capital) to Nelspruit on a Friday after lunch – approximately…

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Selling our car in Peru

In order to leave South America we needed to make a decision regarding the car and actually, one of the most asked questions we got throughout the trip was: What are you going to do with the car at the…

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The 10 best stops between Rio and Ushuaia

We spent 67 days driving from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) to Ushuaia (Argentina) stopping several times. Most of the stops were for more than 2 or 3 nights but a few of them were one night only (just to sleep).…

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The mysterious Nazca in Peru

After Machu Picchu we had to drive almost 700 km from Ollantaytambo (the place where we left the car) to Nazca. Since we arrived in Ollantaytambo only around 10:30am we spent one night in Abancay, which was just 220 km…

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Arequipa, the colonial capital of Peru

After crossing the border between Chile and Peru we decided to stay one night in Tacna, 35 km north of the border. It was our first time crossing the border to Peru so we were not sure how long it…

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Atacama – The driest place on Earth!

The Atacama Desert covers about 1,000 km of land and it is located between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It is not consensual which places are part of this desert, but according to National Geographic it includes the…

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