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Drinks!

September 24, 2010

As we traveled, we took pictures of nearly everything we drank. They’re arranged chronologically (latest to earliest) which give an amusing glimpse into the drinking habits of different countries (or at least our drinking habits in those countries). What follows are 221 photos of beer, wine, soda, energy drinks, tea and whatever else we imbibed […]

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Find your own Fockink Gin

September 20, 2010

This post could also be titled “International Treasure Hunt” – but that wasn’t nearly as catchy. Back in October of ’09 we were trekking through Spain when we took a rest day to explore Pamplona. While wandering around the old part of town we came across a small, unattended antique shop where, buried on a […]

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Flying the Friendly Skies

September 14, 2010

We didn’t set any kind of rule about not traveling by plane, but we did try to avoid them whenever possible. Busses, trains, motorcycles and ferries were our preferred method of travel; we even looked into traveling by cargo ship for some of the longer hauls (as it turns out, it would probably be a […]

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1973 Mongolian Space Stamps

September 10, 2010

They’re Mongolian, they’re from 1973, they feature fantastic illustrations of Russian and US space missions and we found them in a tiny stamp shop in Istanbul. There’s not one thing about these stamps that isn’t awesome!

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70,000 miles!

August 8, 2010

In what will be the last 10K mile milestone we cross, on August 6th we reached 70,000 total miles for our trip. The current breakdown is: 40,057 : Plane 13,865 : Motorcycle 7,031 : Train 6,071 : Car 1,333 : Boat 1,317 : Bus 397 : Foot 10 : Horse For a total of 70,075 […]

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America the Beautiful

August 6, 2010

Yesterday was our 365th day on the road. We arrived back on American soil 22 days ago and despite having all the internet we could want and the ability to easily place domestic calls, we have been almost completely incommunicado. Part of the reason may be trying to deny the fact that we’ve left the […]

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