Chimborazo – The world’s highest point

After Quito came Latacunga, a town about 100 kilometres south of the capital. Latacunga as a town isn’t exactly bursting with tourist attractions but it is an important hub for anyone wanting to visit some of Ecuador’s most popular natural attractions: (1) Cotopaxi volcano, (2) Chimborazo volcano and (3) Quilotoa Crater Lake….  (2) Chimborazo Volcano…

How we feel after 6.5 months of traveling

We have now been on the road for just over 6 months so we thought it was about time to sit down and summarize what we have done, where we are and what we are thinking about for the future. We left England on the 20th November 2016 for New Zealand, where we spent almost…

Two weeks in Bali – a personal summary

We Landed at Denpasar airport and made our way through to the arrivals exit where Frida’s mum, Maria, was jumping and waving with excitement (completely expected, having not seen her for 6 months). After a few hugs and a quick introduction to Ameer (our guide and coordinator for the villa that we were to stay…

Goodbye Vietnam

(For english version, please use Google Translate) Ytterligare två månader har nu passerat (totalt 5,5 månad på resande fot) och vi är redo att säga hejdå till Vietnam. Vi anlände en grå och dimmig förmiddag (normalt väder i norra Vietnam) till Hanois flygplats där vi direkt blev prövade av de attackerande taxichaufförer som ville köra oss…

2.5 months in

After having spent two and half months in New Zealand we thought it would be fun to look back at a few of the predictions we made before we left. Most turned out just as we thought, but a few surprised us. Frida VS Jack. – Who does what first: Answer before departure // Now…

Merry Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Fröhliche Weihnachten! God Jul! /The Black Hawk and Chief Pig-Spirit

Letting go of structured life

Imaging having a structured, daily routine, day in and day out. Your alarm clock rings at 6 every morning, you get up and get dressed. You eat your breakfast, brush your teeth and leave for work where you spend about 8-9 hours of your waking time. After that, you might go for some exercise or…

About us: Part 1 – Jack

Name: Jack Robert Andrew Sharples Age: 26 Height: 185 cm Weight: 83 kg Countries I have visited (not just driven through) before this trip:  UK, Germany, Sweden, Serbia, Turkey, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, France, Austria, Cyprus, Finland, Tunisia and Spain. Interests: Music, vinyl collecting, books, my family and girlfriend, being outdoors, cooking and trying new things. During…