My RTW Trip Misadventure

Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind, The goal is to find it! ~ Buddha   I’ve been reluctant to update you all, fantasising my situation will magically change. Nope! Two weeks ago I posted on Facebook: I’ve been fortunate, globe-trotting with the man of my life, Gordon,…

Our First Border Crossing

What is it about crossing international borders overland that makes one nervous in anticipation, even though you have nothing to hide? At Hosteria Izhcayluma, we made friends with two Americans, Janice and Andrew, who are also travelling for a year and in the same direction. Together, we departed taking an early bus towards Zumba where we expected…

What’s In Our Backpacks?

Packing light — what a challenge. We’ve been anticipating and preparing for our round-the-world trip for over two years. After reading many travellers packing list, tips and tricks, and debating many items, here’s what we’ve settled on. “There is an intense but simple thrill in setting off in the morning on a mountain trail, knowing that everything…