Back in Canada: Fernie!


After many months on the road, most of them in the tropics, we are back in the country of maple syrup, (ice) hockey, toques, Kokanee, “Eh”s, mountains, plains, mega-friendly people, red and black plaid shirts, poutine, Tim Hortons, Nanaimo bars, camp fires, beavers and bears – you guessed it: Canada!
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Moab – Spectacular!


In one day, one can travel between climates and landscapes as different as apples and oranges. We started out in crispy and beautiful Rocky Mountain weather. It had stopped snowing, which allowed us to see our surroundings! Highway I-70 took us West across the mountain range. We had heard that Aspen was nice this time of year, but decided it was too far out of our way to justify the detour. Continue reading

Modern Monterrey


The last bit of driving from San Luis Potosí to Monterrey, went by quick and easy. The roads were great through the vast landscape on the grand plateau, which was rough and tough. After almost half a year, we are no longer in the tropics. With a steep drop of more than a thousand meters we approached modern Monterrey, our destination for a few days, before flying over to Baja California on Saturday. Continue reading