The air is hot, dry and full of dust. The omnipresent odor of exhaust fumes and litter mixes with the smell of fresh bread, onion and the heavy scent of incense. That’s the smell of Sudan- the place where time is not counted by clocks and the life goes on between one prayer and another. … More Magic in Sudan- the story of women and witchcraft
Life on the road can be hard. Actually, it can be a real pain in the arse. Before you even realize that all the romance and movie like adventure won’t happen, you wake up with a rodent on your face. It might also happen that you don’t wake up at all. Not because you are … More All the time together: How to survive as a couple on a bike
We arrived in Northern Ireland after only two hours travel by ferry. Excited to explore the island, we started by visiting Belfast- the capital of Northern Ireland and the second largest Irish city (after Dublin) . The night life in the city is flourishing, probably because over fifty percent of the population is under 30 … More Ireland, Wales and Home Sweet Home
Iceland was the place we longed most to see on this trip. Already after leaving the airport we knew we were totally right and that our seriously high expectations were going to be fulfilled soon. Iceland is THE MOST mind-blowing country we have ever visited. The amount of beauty surrounding you WHEREVER YOU ARE is … More The land of ice and fire – Iceland, you blew our minds!
Frankly speaking our first hours in Scotland were not the most pleasant ones. We crossed the Scottish borders in pouring rain, camped in the worst possible spot and eventually reached Edinburgh totally exhausted and wet. We didn’t mind though. The visit in the Scottish capital wasn’t about sightseeing. We were about to see our dear … More Homeland of kilt, Loch Ness Monster and 50 kinds of rain- Scotland we already miss you!
Six weeks in and we can safely say we have enjoyed a fantastic start to our ramble. We are currently in Scotland and its high time to share our impressions of the first part of our journey. On the way through France and Luxembourg we decided to make a small detour to Belgium to see … More England-first 2000 km behind us and we keep on going!
The summer is just around the corner and so is the hitchhiking season. Even though, we are not planning to catch a ride any time soon, we have some tips for those who want to try the old, good auto-stop this year. We experienced firsthand all the difficulties connected to it and through a trial … More The ultimate guide to hitchhiking
The first tandem tripess exciting than the African journey for us. After our short stop overs in Poland and Germany we moved back to Spain where we could work tranquil on our next project- a tandem trip from Argentina to Alaska. Even though the idea itself came up to life a long time ago, back … More The first tandem trip
Cape Verde is an extremely green country located on ten volcanic islands almost 600 km off the coast of Western Africa. This paradisical archipelago is a former Portuguese colony therefore the official language spoken by its citizens is Portuguese. Like in Guinea Bissau, people in Cape Verde developed their own language which is called Creole. … More Cape Verde- an unexpected visit to paradise
The decision to visit Guinea Bissau was very spontaneous. We knew almost nothing about this country. Aware of the difficulties we may face concerning the language barrier we expected some hard times. Unlike us, a vast majority of Bissau’s citizens speak Creole. Most of them claim to know Portuguese as well. The truth is, their … More Exploring the unknown- our journey through the Republic of Guinea-Bissau