This year we bought two 110cc scooters in Vietnam and pondered for a while if we would go with them and travel a bit around Laos. Last time Hendi went to Laos 9 years ago, traveling outside of the big cities areas by your own mean was quite an adventure due to the very poor […]Read more "Roads in Laos, as of June 2017"
To us the winter was still very present this February while we were eating our bliny (a Russian pancake, quite close to a french crepe) at an outside stand near the Red place, the very night we arrived at Moscow. When asking a child and her mother enjoying their blinis next to us the meaning of […]Read more "Maslenitsa : Bye Bye Winter !"
If you ever been Argentina you most likely went to Buenos Aires, its Capital. A superb city with a Parisian flair, a taste for great food and classic tango. What this beautiful country have to offer is a very special experience across its land, from the wine hills of Mendoza or perhaps the Swiss look-a-like […]Read more "Argentina on the Wild Side"
For the longest time I was intrigued by this mystical country. After a lot of reading it was clear that I couldn’t chose just one specific area and still get an idea of what there is to discover. I decided for a little over 3 month trip to get a sample of the colors, traditions, […]Read more "India, not for the fainted of heart"
If you are up to a challenge, your next adventure maybe waiting for you in Cambodia. The company http://toursintheextreme.com/ is one of the best address you can find if you are looking for a real discovery of this incredible country, the cost is minimal and the Australian owner and his team (including mechanic and meds) […]Read more "Adventure in Cambodia"
In the Amazon, the water is the principal way of transportation and therefore exchange, if you are in Brazil an interesting experience is to take one the boats that rally the city of Belem, on the mouth of the river and Manaus, already deep inside the forest. Although the biggest boats have few cabins, the […]Read more "Into the Amazon"
Built between 1920 and 1940, the Coral Castle was the house of Ed Leedskalhin. Supposedly built in the honor of Ed’s ex-fiancee, the castle is at least intriguing in many ways and in some aspects a complete mystery. Ed, a frail and sick man, built his home alone by night, at the light of a […]Read more "Coral Castle, One Man’s House, Other’s Endless Mystery"
The history of Peru is full of mysteries, from their ancient civilizations to the most recent indian tribes, encounters with the weight of secret life are everywhere you care watching. The country is easy to travel by car, bus or for me as usual on my motorcycle. The population is welcoming but not overly interested […]Read more "Peru, Country of Mystic"
Knowing where you go seems very simple at home but while traveling in a country where you do not speak the language and sometime cannot even read the signs can become overwhelming. The good news come in 3 letters GPS, for few hundred US dollar you can buy a nice unit from Garmin or other […]Read more "The Ones who Wander are not always Lost"
This small and welcoming country has for a long time now been a favorite among travelers, with its mountains waiting for trekkers of all level, jungles for off-road adventurers, Galapagos for animal lovers and a superb country side for perpetual romantics. It is all there and within few hours of the US this should be […]Read more "Ecuador"