We, Edwin & Ivonne, welcome you on our website.
On this website we share our experiences of the journey that we started in June 2007.

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Last update site: May 21st 2015 (The Netherlands)

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"Kuwait was in our opinion the most enjoyable place to visit in the Arabian Gulf. Edwin is here posing with an Iranian butcher on the market of Kuwait City "
[Kuwait City, Kuwait]
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"This was our bird watching team in Wasur NP in Indonesian Papua. It is a great place to see Birds of Paradise"
[Merauke, Indonesia]
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"We travelled some part of our journey by our own 1984 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ45"

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The climate of your destination can make or break your journey. It is important to know what weather to expect.

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In June 2007 we started our long wished journey over the planet. We have a planned route which can off course change during the journey as result of many circumstances. We will keep both the travelled and planned route up-to-date on this website.

Click here or on the earth button on the left, to see our travelled and planned route.



From all the former Soviet Republics we visited so far (13 out of 15), we found Armenia the most Soviet-authentic
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Last posted articles & columns:
Miami, America with a latin flavour
(Tampa - USA / May 2015)
T&T: underexplored and uncontrived
(Miami - USA / May 2015)
Grenada has it all
(Tobego - Trinidad & Tobego / April 2015)
St. Vincent: Caribbean island hopping
(Carriacou - Grenada / March 2015)
Last posted photo presentations:
La Habana
(Viñales - Cuba / January 2015)
Matanzas, the perfect introduction to Cuba
(Havana - Cuba / January 2015)
Myanmar, undisvovered pearl of Asia
(Netherlands / January 2015)
Last posted videos:
Havana & Matanzas, Cuba as we expected
(USA / May 2015)
Armenia, back to the USSR
(Netherlands / December 2014)
Road Trip Georgia
(Netherlands / December 2014)
Last posted Weblogs:
Our visit to the Caribbean comes to an end
(April 2015)
3rd World comfort for a 1st World price
(March 2015)
Reggae, rum and crime
(February 2015)
Time for a break for our Land Cruiser
(January 2015)


"Uzbekistan is a picture-perfect country in Central Asia "
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"Kurdish Iraq was an interesting place to visit. Unfortunately, it isn't safe anymore due to the Islamic State (IS) "
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"India is a place to love and hate at the same time"
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