Land Rover and Language!
After three nights at the hostel, we located a guy who would house us for free. Yeah couch surfing!!! So far, we have everything ready except the vehicle. Two days of car-shopping, and we think we know which one we want. A giant pine-green tank. Well, not exactly, but it looks like it would hold up just about as well. It’s a 1975 Land Rover Defender… with ALL the extras. Brush guard,...
Careful out there, all you travellers!
I just had some money lifted from my bag. Not a devastating amount, but enough to hurt. Live and learn, I guess. I’ll keep a closer eye on our stuff from now on.
Right side or Left side???
Learning how to drive on the left side of the road can be challenging to say the least. It’s one thing just learning how to drive on the left side and completely another to do it while driving a stick shift in a foreign country with people walking in and out of traffic. Your heart can jump a few times going around a corner and seeing a car coming right at you in the right lane (or at least your...
Cape Town at last!
Customs was a piece of cake… they glanced at our passports and away we went. We arrived at Riverlodge Backpackers hostel (which, by the way, is the most awesome hangout around) and settled in. It’s a kinda hippie-ville corner, with near daily dj, bar, fire-spinning, trampoline, etc… This would be our home for the next few days until jet lag wore off, supplies were rounded up, and a vehicle...
Aaron's thoughts of the day
Hey guys, We’re going to try to keep you updated as much as possible!!! We are safely in Cape Town and enjoying the weather and scenery here. Today we did an awesome hike! Tomorrow we are land rover hunting and praying for a good one! Loving the people and culture here so far. Here are Aaron’s thoughts as he reflects on the past few days: Pen in hand. Mind is blank. So, where to...
WHY by Amy
People travel for all sorts of different reasons. Some people are running away from their current reality. Some people are running towards their dreams. Some people are just looking for a place to belong. Some people travel for special occasions, the happy, like weddings, and sad, like funerals. Some people travel for work; business suits, expensive dinners, fancy wines. Some people travel to...