Airships

Tillamook is famous for its cheese, more than 1 million people visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory every year where they produce the countries finest cheddar. But our story is not about cheese but rather about airships. According to Wikipedia an airship or dirigible is a type of aerostatic aircraft that stays aloft by having a large … Read More

Trees of Amazement

published by Theunis on Fri, 08/09/2013 – 19:00 We have all seen forests and rain forests, been in the jungles in Thailand and the Congo but nothing could prepare us for the Redwoods. An off road trail leads into the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, the trail meanders among colossal redwoods thriving in the rich soils … Read More

Eureka

One of our favorite series on Syfy is Eureka (link) it is about a small town called Eureka that was commissioned as a top-secret residential development in a remote area of the Pacific Northwest for research purposes where the worlds top minds can discover and research new stuff. So driving down the California coast we decided … Read More

Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier is the highest mountain in Washington and the Cascade Range. Mount Rainier has a topographic prominence of 13,211 ft. (4,027 m), greater than K2 at 13,189 ft. (4,020 m). On clear days it dominates the southeastern horizon in most of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area to such an extent that locals sometimes refer to it … Read More

San Juan Islands

published by Theunis on Fri, 10/25/2013 – 19:00 From Seattle to Anacortes is about a three hours drive and takes you up into the north of Washington state, we took the 534 west turn-off from the I90 and the backroads takes you through Conway and LaConner (Awesome little town). The ferry port in Anacortes is pretty … Read More

Koh Tao (Turtle Island)

There is a big and lonely highway that runs between Krabi and the Don Sak pier. The drive of just over two and a half hours takes you through a picturesque part of southern Thailand. We arrived at the Seatram Pier and caught the 2pm ferry (150 bath per person) to Koh Samui. The ferry trip … Read More

Koh Phangan 2013

This is our second visit to the Island of Koh Phangan, we arrived at the main pier at Thongsala Village from Koh Tao. The ferry ride was, in no other words, hectic. The sea was rough and it was storming outside. Inside the ferry it was stuffy and warm as can be expected of typical tropical … Read More

Buenos Aires

Marius leans his head against his arm trying to block out the screeching sound of steel against steel as the train speeds between stations. We are in the subway below Buenos Aires on our way to our next destination. The graffiti on the subway actually brings color to the old dull trains but the noise is … Read More

Valparaíso, Chile

“Crazy Gringos” is the way people referred to us in the Port city of Valparaiso. After drinking great wine in the city of Mendoza, in the park out of plastic glasses, we took the bus across the Andes to the beautiful port city of Valparaiso. This picturesque artist town would be our home for the next … Read More

Moto Scooter Diaries – The journey begins

We decided to head out on Friday the 14 February 2014 to Pichilemu from Valparaiso on our Motomel Surfers. The gear: 2 x Motomel 125cc Surfers, 2 x Alltop full face helmets, 2 x Off road protection jackets, 1 x 6 liter water bottle with extra gas, 2 x Notebook and camera gear bags and 2 x Deuter 40L +10 … Read More

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