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Ep. 2: How Covid-19 changed our plans.

Hoi hoi! Looking back at the last year it still feels unreal how we adapted to the pandemic which affected the whole world and especially travel plans. As we were in full preparation mode beginning of 2020 - we had quit our job /submitted a sabbatical and given up our apartment - we were basically ready to go! Torn between the urge to start our adventure and the uncertainty caused by lockdowns, border closings and critical medical situations we had no other choice than to postpone our departure. For how long? Unknown - secretly hoping for 2021. In German there is a saying: "Glück im Unglück", which very easy spoken means: Sometimes there are positive things even in the most...

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Ep. 1: Off we go! Some day.

Hi there! One of the first presents I have made to Jolien on her birthday was a tiny scale model of a Land Rover Defender 110. Normally, this wouldn’t be an item you would think of for the first birthday you spent together with your girlfriend if you don’t want to get kicked out immediately. We have known each other for about eight years now and since the beginning it has been a shared desire to embark on a long-term overland trip someday. We live in a world where every information, every place and culture is theoretically accessible through a simple online search. But what if you are driven an adventurous spirit? We want to discover new frontiers, make our...

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