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Tuktuk Trails & Auto Lessons

July 30, 2017 Featured, India

Since losing our bikes on the edge of Europe we’ve had to get inventive regarding our modes of transport. Whilst the loss of the freedom of two wheels has been a big deal for us both we’ve made something of…

Wonder in Kovalam Beach

June 18, 2017 Featured, India

Wonder. One of the better human traits. It is often referred to as a child-like but it is, at its core, a mature expression of humility. Because, a sense of wonder implies that you are able to face the world…

Boredom & Transition

Learning how to welcome transition, and discovering boredom is essential. It’s been some time since I updated the blog thanks to a series of events and developments. As some of you may have noticed we’re back in the UK now,…

Overland Purgatory

February 20, 2017 Featured, India

It’s OK to be not OK I’ve just read a blog post on the fact that “feeling those feels” is OK. It was about a girl in Nicaragua who had to sleep with rats, got bitten by 68 mosquitos on…

Musings from a sleeper train

February 12, 2017 Featured, India

It’s 6 am in the morning and I’m on a sleeper train to Bangalore for the day with a friend to meet with others. To call this a sleeper train seems a laughable misnomer. I can’t imagine how sleep would…

Change is in the air…

November 9, 2016 Featured, Finding our feet, Planning, UK

We make plans and the world laughs Our saga continues: two motorcycle world travellers that haven’t properly ridden a motorcycle in 3 months. Ordinarily I would be feeling as if things were failing by now, feeling as if I were…

Rediscovering Yorkshire

October 28, 2016 Featured, Garden Trails, UK, Uncategorized

Rediscovering Yorkshire (August 2016 - To catch up with other recent developments see our picture blog here - it'll open in another tab) I've long been curious whether the changes effected by long term travel will stick with me long…

Lessons from Romania

September 21, 2016 Featured, Romania

At what point do you stop trying? At what point is it acceptable to cut your losses and walk away, saying this isn’t for me? I’ve always struggled with this balance, I’m so aware of the imperfection and subjective nature…

Hungary: a journey filled with warmth

September 4, 2016 Featured, Hungary, motorbikes

It’s late in the day, past 5. The landscape opens up to flatland under a burning, blue sky. Rolling hills and vast open plains populated by endless fields as far as the eye can see, all filled with sunflowers. Their…

Discovering Slovakia

August 28, 2016 Exploring, Featured, motorbikes, Slovakia

19th July The road to Slovakia We’ve stayed the last few days with Mickey’s friend in Kraków. It’s been lovely to spend time with Agnieszka and her boys in their family home. She and her husband very ably continued Poland’s…