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
Gambia was, like we hoped, a change we longed for after leaving Senegal. We have reached the border pretty quick. Unlike the two guys who gave us a ride, we were quite lucky as they were robbed the previous night. Their car, packed with clothes and toys brought all the way from Milano, was empty … More Welcome to the Gambia- the smiley coast of Africa!
In Senegal everything is colourful and vivid. Loud music reaches you from every side. People are laughing out loud. Life is a truly chaotic. You have a constant premonition of a fight or at least an argument going to break out at any moment. Maybe that is because of the heat or maybe because of … More From the desert to the jungle-our ramble through Senegal
We crossed the land border to Mauritania just before sunset. It didn’t differ much from the Moroccan Sahara- there was still nothing but sand dunes around us. We were quite lucky to catch a ride only after few minutes of waiting. The two young guys who helped us were very religious and sympathetic men, unable … More Africa, part II: Mauritania
It would have been a great surprise if everything had gone smoothly during this trip. We were obviously aware of some difficulties and troubles we would have to face. But who could have expected that it would get exciting actually even before we stepped on Moroccan soil? We arrived at the Frankfurt airport tranquil, a … More Africa, part I: Morocco