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7-To down-under . . .

28/12/2013 10:42
  In this installment I show a last couple of European pictures, before we leave for Sydney, where we visit Ann´s sister and her husband Bruce, before we fly to Perth to take delivery of our new car/camper: again a Toyota troop carrier with high roof, a V8 turbo  charged diesel and all we...

Eastern Europe, 2013

24/08/2013 00:00
  The winter of 2012 we stayed in South Africa at our son´s apartment in Roodepoort. We bought an old Nissan pick-up for occasional transport, but before we could have it passed the roadworthy test, it was stolen. At the end of February we flew back to Spain where we had parked the car near...

5, second part of Central Asia (5/5)

27/03/2013 16:57
xBlog 5/5/1     Before picking up the thread where I left it in my previous blog entry, I need to mention the fact that these “Stans” are horse-country. We see men riding them, herding large numbers of them and noticing horses in every patch of grass, in towns and, generally wherever you...

4, Central Asia

24/03/2013 12:08
This is the 4th part of a series of 5, covering the period from January 2011 to March 2013 Our trip to the "Stans"   March 2012 Coming back from Morocco we drove almost without stopping to Holland. We knew we had to be in or near the Hague for a while: I needed a new Dutch passport and we both...

3 - Morocco/Mauritania

22/02/2013 15:32
This is the 3rd part of a series of 5, covering the period from January 2011 to March 2013   My wif Ann in her webside "www.vrolijksontrek.com" tells a very detailed story about our expedition to Morocco, acompanied by a series of illustrating pictures. In this blog entry I would...

2 Ann´s route planning

20/02/2013 16:02
  When Ann returned from Australia, I went to fetch her from Schiphol airport near Amsterdam. I don´t think I ever in my life was more emotional then the moment I saw her coming through into the arrivals hall. I took her to a quiet managed campsite near the German border. There I showed her...

1 Meet our Toyota troopy

20/02/2013 15:50
  This blog entry and the previous one, Lima and lama´s, relate to “expeditions” in 2010 and 2011. Because it all happened a while ago, I am posting a lot of photo´s, for which this blog is better suited than “bloggers”. We left Lima by plane early 2011.           In...