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

Have fun!

Last update site: December 17th 2015 (Warsaw, Poland)


"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]
see the photo impression here




"This was our bird watching team in Wasur NP in Indonesian Papua. It is a great place to see Birds of Paradise"
[Merauke, Indonesia]
see the photo impression here


"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.

Download and use the Babakoto travel planner here for free



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:
Kaliningrad: a smuggler’s nest
(Kaliningrad - Russia / December 2015)
Edwin & Ivonne: Backpack Terrorists?
(Warsaw - Poland / November 2015)
No stamp please !
(Limassol - Cyprus / October 2015)
Strict controls at the Azeri border
(Baku - Azerbaijan / September 2015)
Last posted photo presentations:
Minsk - Capital of Europe's last dictatorship
(Warsaw - Poland / December 2015)
Cyprus - photo impression
(Warsaw - Poland / November 2015)
Baku - the new Paris
(Baku - Azerbaijan / October 2015)
Last posted videos:
Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains
(Osh / July 2015)
Off road driving in Albania
(Netherlands / May 2015)
Havana & Matanzas, Cuba as we expected
(USA / May 2015)
Last posted Weblogs:
Blank passports
(November 2015)
Not to Israel
(Oktober 2015)
By bus, train and boat to Baku
(September 2015)
On the way to the Caspian Sea
(August 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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