December 27, 2016: After 2 weeks in the car workshop of Mr Nakashima, it was time for a break. We packed our backpacks, took a ferry, and hiked on Yakushima Island (read about it by clicking on the photo). Meanwhile we have returned and are on our way to Nagasaki.
December 14, 2016: We hoped for magic things in our Land Cruiser’s country of birth, Japan, but what is happening is beyond expectation. A look into 4Friendee Auto Workshop and what else we have been doing.
A list of popular books on overlanding by car or motorcycle: around the world, through the Americas, and in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Travel information on South Korea for overlanders: documentations, gas stations, money matters, road conditions, and more.
“To walk nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” ~Mary Davis
November 29, 2016. We feel welcome, we feel safe, we are dazzled by all that is new to us. We make new friends, admire hellish-looking ponds, and have our first car accident in 13 years on the road.
When writing our last newsletter (you can sign up for it here) I was reminiscing about our 6-month stay in South Korea …
November 8, 2016: Our introduction to Japan: a colorful Kunchi Festival and a Land Cruiser get-together in the mountains.
Overview of places we enjoyed camping in South Korea, or spent the night otherwise, including GPS Waypoints.
October 22, 2016: Some 230 kms and 17 days of strenuous hiking along the Baekdu-daegan in South Korea. And that’s just a third of the total distance we hiked! Here’s an impression of stage 3 of our great Korean adventure.