OUR TRAVEL BLOG
In this blog we tell you how our trips are developing. We want you travel with us. Get ready, the adventure begins!
14 September 2012
THE SALAR DE UYUNI AND THE BOLIVIAN DESERT, EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES
Before writing each post we tend to look back at the photographs of the site concerned. It is something that helps a lot to get in position, to remember exactly what you lived, what you felt. Each of the photographs is like a little piece of your life, and then through your words you join these pieces and filled...
09 September 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BOLIVIA
We continued our trip around the world to the north, leaving Argentina to enter Bolivia. We took a bus to the city of Quiaca, where we crossed the border to the Bolivian town of Villazon. Before taking the modern and comfortable train that would take us to Uyuni to begin our Bolivian adventure...
14 Augost 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ARGENTINA
After our stay in South Africa and the failure of our plans to find a job there, it came a turning point of the trip. We had to decide what to do. Our economic situation was worrying but we did not want to leave unfinished the trip, our project. We had to decide between...
04 Augost 2012
DURBAN AND A MACHIAVELLIAN SYSTEM
Durban is a city located on the east coast of South Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean. It is an important tourist center of the country due to its beaches and waves, which attract many surfers. This is South Africa“s most cosmopolitan city...
25 July 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SWAZILAND
The procedure for renewal the passport in Pretoria was taking long time... On the other hand we saw difficult to find a job in South Africa because the wages of low skilled jobs had a paltry compensation. So we decided to make time in Swaziland, a small neighboring country. And rarely has been more useful to write our common post about the 10 interesting facts...
12 July 2012
PRETORIA AND THE FREEDOM DAY
Before traveling to the east and southern Africa, our imagination, inflamed by years of adventure literature and exaggerated travelers, made images of crowded vehicles, impassable roads and chaotic borders...
06 July 2012
Since in 2005 we decided to hang the backpack and making our hobby our way of life, there are many people who have joined us.
We met in the way, shared experiences and dreams...
04 July 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA
We had hopes about South Africa... Find a job that would allow us to continue traveling, renew a passport that was just finishing and meet one of the emerging economies of Africa.
Before however, we could not miss our 10 interesting facts about South Africa:
1. South Africa has three capitals and, surprisingly, none of them is Johannesburg...
26 May 2012
STONE TOWN, A PLACE WITH ALL WE LIKE
Stone Town, the old capital of Zanzibar, is one of the nicest places we“ve seen in this third round the world.
Perhaps we have found it so, because it has almost everything that we like.
A place with history, beautiful architecture, with endearing streets...
23 May 2012
TRAVEL TO THANK
About three weeks ago we told you how our trip around the world was in danger because of our particular economic crisis and how we plan to pass it in order to continue our journey to America. However, the economic situation has not improved much...
22 May 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ZANZIBAR
We arrived a little sick to Zanzibar. In the small harbor there were lines of men unloading heavy bags of rice that came from India. Near them, beautifully carved wood was waiting to be shipped to distant places.
To begin the journey through the exotic island of Zanzibar, here are our 10 interesting facts.
20 May 2012
PANGANI, IN THE SWAHILI COAST
After the magnificent Ngorongoro safari experience we decided that were going to the island of Zanzibar. To get there, there are ferries from Dar Es Salaam, but what a few people know is that you can also go there by boat from the small town of Pangani. Of course it is only suitable for adventurers...
17 May 2012
NGORO NGORO CRATER, A PLACE DIFFICULT TO FORGET
There are few things in the world that can impress as much as the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken caldera in the world. The crater is about 20km by 21km, with an area of 264Km ², occupying 3% of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
The landscape of this place, is of extraordinary beauty. That only deserve a visit. But this is not what is amazing about this place, the real impressive thing is the wildlife that inhabits it.
15 May 2012
MOSHI, KILIMANJARO ENTRANCE
Moshi is a relaxed small town about two hours from Arusha. Located on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, is the place that most expeditions start to ascend the great mountain...
13 May 2012
ARUSHA, A PLACE IN THE MODDLE OF ACTION
We arrived in Arusha after an overnight bus that let those bad body. We overcame the temptation to go to sleep once we find a hostel ... because we know that then ends up paying a mismatch worse.
So as soon as we left our backpacks in the room, we went for a walk around the city.
Our first objective was to find a good coffee, that you lose sleep at once. We found a nice local, Africafe, that throughout our stay in Arusha became our meeting place, where we decided the important things of the trip.
09 May 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TANZANIA
There are very good transport connections between Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania so they have international coaches that link the major cities. Almost all these companies have night service. So you can leave a country in the evening, stopping at the border to make the passport stuff, and wake-up the next morning in the neighboring country. It is ideal to travel by your own. In one of these coaches we arrived to Tanzania, a country that would surprise us in a very pleasant way. Here are our 10 interesting facts about Tanzania to make you ready for the next coming.
05 May 2012
JINJA AND THE NILE SOURCES
The last point on our route in Uganda was Jinja, a pleasant town in the lake Victoria.
There you can visit the the Nile sources, a place that has written one of the most thrilling events of history.
27 April 2012
GORILLAS IN BWINDI
Is it fair that we have to pay to admire nature? The money that tourists pay in the parks is intended to conserve it? Is it useful for the protection of endangered species? Does the community gains something in that transaction?
22 March 2012
10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT UGANDA
From the Rift Valley (Kenya), the place we were, is quite close to the border with Uganda and it is also very well connected by public transport. So, as we could, we took a bus to cross the border to reach the capital, Kampala. We don“t go into more detail ... before we show you our 10 interesting facts about Uganda.
15 March 2012
KABARNET, WE GO WITH FULL BACKPACKS
ATENTION! We are translating all our posts of our blog.
We crossed Kenya from east to west to reach Kabarnet, a town in the Rift Valley. We went to visit Bamba Project that is giving educational support to an orphanage and with whom we have developed our eighth solidarity project. Even then we felt it would be a very special point of our route. What we didn“t know is that it would change our life understanding...
Meanwhile, you can read them in spanish version
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