This Is Not The End !! (2 minutes video teaser)

Here I am… back in good old Belgium daydreaming about that unforgettable journey I just lived…  I feel so blessed and lucky that I was able to fulfill my dream and it would never had been so memorable without all the great people who crossed my path.  So thank you to all the people I … Continue reading

Baía da Ilha Grande

Leaving beautiful, exotic beaches for the largest city of Brazil was not easy but I wanted to visit Lili & Barbara, 2 friends I met during my travels.  I met Lili, who was on a worldtrip as well, for the first time in Egypt in November 2012, then we met by accident in March 2013 … Continue reading

Iguazu Falls

A 18h busride (600 Ps) brought Wancy & myself from city life in Buenos Aires to the sub-tropical jungle of Puerto Iguazu, a nice & authentic resting spot in the province of Misiones & perfect spot to start our visit to the world famous & impressive Iguazu Falls, recently chosen as one of the New … Continue reading

The End Of The World… Ushuaia !

El Calafate is a small, authentic city nestled on the shores of Lago Argentina and is known for being the starting point to the Glaciers National Park, a World Heritage Park home to 13 glaciers.  The most famous being of course ‘Glaciar Perito Moreno’.  There were different options to visit the glaciers… by boat, by … Continue reading

Patagonia rocks !

An 11h bus ride brought Wancy & me to one of Argentina’s second largest city, Cordoba aka the heartland of Argentina. Cordoba is as Salta a very European town and is known for its architecture, its iconic music & dancing, the ‘cuarteto’ and its famous signature drink ‘Fernet con cola’. Once we booked our bus … Continue reading

Jujuy road trippin’

On the bus from San Pedro de Atacama, Chile to Salta, Argentina (35000Ps – 11h) I met a french couple, Laura & Damien. They would meet up with 2 friends of Laura in a hostel in Salta. I was going to meet Wancy in another hostel named ‘La Posada de Don Simon’.  Wancy is a lovely … Continue reading

Valle De La Luna

San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis in the middle of the vast Atacama desert in Northern Chile. Numerous natural phenomenon can be seen here such as the Tatio geisers, Valley of the Death, Valley of the Moon, Salar de Atacama, El Tatio geysers, Laguna Cejar and much more. Valley of the Moon was the thing … Continue reading

Salar De Uyuni

The plan was to go to Bolivia’s capital Sucre but due to political tensions & the unavoidable road blocks, I could only go as far as Potosi, a city 3h west of Sucre.  Potosi is a small mining town at 4090m above sea level & although I thought I wouldn’t suffer from the altitude, the … Continue reading

The Amazon

La Paz aka ‘the city that touches the sky’ is a city home to 835,000 souls & counting with a unique, spectacular setting!  Located high above sea level, La Paz sits in a bowl surrounded by the high altiplano and as it grows, the city climbs the hills resulting in varying elevations from 3000 to 4100m. … Continue reading

Colca Canyon

Leaving Arequipa for a 2-day trip to Colca Canyon, our bus picked us up in the morning & would take the road to Yura along the snowy plains of Chachani with great views on the volcanos Misti, Chachani & Pichu Pichu that surround Arequipa. Great was our surprise when we saw Marie & Magda hop … Continue reading

Mini-Galapagos

When I was in Los Angeles I received this weird e-mail from a couple who asked me if I could get their jacket in the LAX airport. Apparently they forgot it on their flight and LAN refused to send it to them.  Marie-Hélène noticed my post on CS where I was looking for travel partners … Continue reading

I love boobies

Another main island we did was authentic Isabela. We took the 7am ferry (30$) in Santa Cruz and after paying a watertaxi (1$) & the 5$ island tax, we headed to the most recommended hostel in Puerto VIllamil, ‘Casa Rosada’ (17$/dorm breakfast included) situated right on the beach. Unfortunately it was fully booked so my … Continue reading

The Origin Of Species

At the age of 22, a young fellow named Charles Darwin enlisted in the ‘Beagle’ as a naturalist without pay. He was not an expert scientist but captain FitzRoy accepted him on board as he needed an Englishman to whom he could talk. Charles had two guides on this trip: his curiosity & his reading … Continue reading

Road to the Everglades

Florida, Sunshine State… the last state Chris & I would cruise on this epic road trip. Our first stop was Winterpark, a small town in the outskirts of Orlando and home to Sherri who lived there with her son Zane & her roommate Penne. She was so kind to host us and took us right … Continue reading

North versus South… Or even West?

Grand Canyon, one of Earth’s most powerful, inspiring landscapes, overwhelmed our senses.  Its story tells of geologic processes played out over unimaginable time spans as a unique combination of size, color & dazzling erosional forms.  Its rugged landscape hosts a fascinating variety of plant & animal communities, from the desert next to the Colorado River, … Continue reading

The Hoodoos

Panguitch is a Native American word meaning big fish.  This small western ‘cowboy’ town, home to Robert LeRoy Parker better known as Butch Cassidy, was settled in the valley back in 1864.  Just 7 miles south of Panguitch lies nowadays Utah’s most beautiful Scenic Byway 12.  It spans a route of 124 miles and travels through some … Continue reading

Angel’s Landing

From the depths of the Grand Canyon to the lofty mountains & mesas of Western Colorado and Utah’s soaring stone arches, a varied terrain is out there to surprise us with it’s beauty & diversity.  I was in ‘The Grand Circle’, a land of magnificent natural wonders, rich in cultural traditions & colorful history covering … Continue reading

Double Rainbow Guy

On our way to Yosemite National Park, we followed the advice of my host ‘Bear’ to stop in Bodie Mountains & Mono Lake, often described as an oasis in the desert.  Mono Lake has no outlet and contains the unique sandstone formations known as tufa.  Those petrified springs are formed when the calcium-rich springs flow … Continue reading

Floating Mountains

The plan was to go from Yangshuo to the ancient town of Feng Huang but I heard it was not that good & not worth the long travel. So I decided to skip it and travel directly to Zhangjiajie, getaway to the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, known for it’s unique ‘Stone Peak Forest’ or ‘Floating … Continue reading