Category Archives: Our Travels So Far

As a way to boost our own confidence for our up and coming trip around the world with no end date in side, we think it’s useful to reminisce on the journeys we’ve accomplished so far both as a couple and individually before we met. This is it so far.
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Mulching 101

                                                 On a wet September weekend, we arrived in Nelson, B.C. at Aurora Gardens, an organic market garden. It was home of Bren and Bear, a couple of gardeners we found on They were practicing what seemed to … Continue reading

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Kenora’s Spirit Tree

Well after a month and a half of taking in as much of the diverse Canadian landscape and being on the receiving end of the extreme generosity of the friendly folk north of the 49th parallel, we’re ready to devote some time to blogging … Continue reading

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WWOOFing in Lithuania: Something to Bark About.

I peeled my eyes open and looked around. The floor ran down the side of my face and a strange lady was staring at me with her ponytail sticking out the side of her head. As the background came into … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Mayo: Winter Solstice 2009

In what turned out to be one of only two years of heavy snow and temperatures reaching -20°C, I was fortunate enough to be at my home place in the west of Ireland. On top of that, it being the … Continue reading

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A Turbulent Time in Tunisia.

          At the tender age of 22, myself and my parents visited Tunisia for a week. As I was not accustomed to travelling long distances back then, the first thing that struck me was the shear contrast … Continue reading

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Loitering in Latvia.

While WWOOFing in northern Lithuania in 2011, I took the opportunity to stretch my competitive muscles and have a little fun with my partner Olga by making a video of me crossing the border into Latvia. Although, I’ve ended up visiting Estonia since then, I … Continue reading

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“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men often go awry”

With only one month to go, our trip is seeming a lot more real today. Below is a map of our route that should see us arriving in Guatemala around April next year. The green lines indicate flights and are pretty much … Continue reading

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Back to Basics in Nepal’s Bardia National Park.

After the high octane maneuvering through India’s intensely overpopulated Golden Triangle we headed north to Nepal in the hope of getting some respite before returning to the madness. Thankfully, this is exactly what we got. The instant we strolled under … Continue reading

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Incredible India? The Golden Triangle

All the tell tale signs were there before we ever left home; the population figures, the overbearing service in Indian restaurants in Dublin, the harsh reality depicted in the movie Slumdog Millionaire with it’s romantic plot making it more digestible … Continue reading

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Boozing in Bavaria.

As the train cranked it’s way through the Austrian Alps and across the border towards Munich, we were excited not just by the fact that we would be meeting old friends but that we were arriving in the Weisse bier … Continue reading

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