South America

The Death Road Calendar

The Death Road Calendar

Bolivia’s Death Road is also known as the World’s Most Dangerous Road. We drove it, took pictures, and made a calendar.

5 Killer Camping Spots in Patagonia

5 Killer Camping Spots in Patagonia

In Patagonia, you don’t need a campground; here, rough camping is a way of life. The region is safe, and Argentineans and Chileans are campers themselves. They are not surprised … Read more

Why Drive the Pan American Highway?

Why Drive the Pan American Highway?

What’s the lure of the Pan Americana? I asked a number of overlanders what made them drive (parts of) the Pan American Highway that links Alaska with Ushuaia.

Meet the Venezuelans!

Meet the Venezuelans!

One of things that makes any journey to Venezuela unique is its incredibly kind, helpful and hospitable people…

Where The Road Ends (Venezuela)

Where The Road Ends (Venezuela)

When studying the map of Venezuela my eye was constantly drawn to one particular corner: that of the Orinoco Delta. The drawback for an overlander: there are no roads or … Read more

Overlanding in Venezuela

Overlanding in Venezuela

Overlanding in Venezuela: making new friends and becoming part of Destinos Inteligentes for a weekend.

Reasons to visit Cali, Colombia

Reasons to visit Cali, Colombia

Cali is a city in Colombia known for its salsa and night life. We didn’t see any of this but enjoyed our stay for many other reasons.

A World of Peanut Butter

A World of Peanut Butter

From disliking peanut butter to loving it. From having no clue to how many ingredients the popular brands contain to making our own.

New Year’s Eve in Ecuador

New Year’s Eve in Ecuador

Fire works, driving around with effigies and burning them at night, having your body cleansed with herbs and an egg – all is part of New Year’s Eve in Ecuador.

FlexCooking in Peru

FlexCooking in Peru

Flexcooking in Peru: new equipment, cooking at different altitudes and experimenting with Peruvian food.

Ziplining to Machu Picchu?

Ziplining to Machu Picchu?

To get to Machu Picchu you take the train or hike the Inca trail. Are there other options? Oh yes, a backdoor trail with a stop at Cola de Mono Ziplining.

Peru, a New Landcruising Adventure

Peru, a New Landcruising Adventure

Landcruising Adventure in Peru starts at Lake Titicaca, characterized by bucolic scenes, beautiful colonial churches and a Temple of Fertility.

Workshops in Bolivia

Workshops in Bolivia

Tips on where to get your car fixed in Bolivia with gps waypoints of workshops and tips on what to do in case of a major repair (overhaul).