April 28, 2016: Our first weeks of independent exploring took place in the southern parts of Korea, checking out the cherry blossom, fabulous temples with colorful paintings, golden buddha statues, and towering gates, guards, bells and drums in scenic mountainous landscapes, gorging ourselves on the bibimbaps, kimbaps, and ssambaps, and meeting lots of hospitable Koreans. For full story, click on the title. We’re now on our way to Seoul to fly to the Netherlands for our annual stay there.
April 5, 2016: After 60 days sailing around the world, our home on wheels is back on terra firma. Better: we retrieved it from the port today! We are stoked to explore this new country.
Mountain runs, hanging coffins, rice terraces, and old colonial towns.
Why we prefer overlanding over backpacking – a reflection on backpacking in the Philippines.
March 25, 2016: We’re in South Korea! We are super excited to start a new phase of our journey. It couldn’t have started in a better way: by being invited by South Koreans.
Since the beginning of Overland Bound, we have followed and been inspired by the journey of Karin-Marijke and Coen of Land Cruising …
Okay, so here it is: our overview with practical travel information on Suriname where we lived and cruised for more than a year, divided …
For a period of times there had been signs. Small, seemingly insignificant, but building up. Such as there were: I got tired …
After 12.5+ years on the road we switched from water canisters to a water tank and sink. Here’s how we did it.
Getting the bodywork welded proved to be a major challenge: meet the 5 welders.