On the road – a full time job

Travelling over land and sea is a different endeavour compared to quick bip-boping flights which just gets you THERE. With local transportation, minivans, hitch hiking, night trains, walking, shared taxis, cargo ships (all writing of destinations in Cyrillic or Georgian letters…), you just never know exactly when you’re gonna reach your destination, or in many…

Some places got bigger issues

After Mali which to no surprise enchanted us completely we left for the often ignored and badly reputed Guinea, or Guinea-Conakry as one says to separate it from its neighbouring Guinea-Bissau. Guinea has had its toll of problems, with Ebola as the latest nouveau-friss, a big scare. Though our guidebook ambitioned to include all West…

Let’s start from the beginning

So exploring Italy a third time in less than a year? It’s always a charm, that third one. When leaving home I felt a bit nostalgic – is this really the right time to go, what’s to loose, what’s to win? But it’s always quite different once you’re actually there – here! The second the…