Week 11: Thank You

Week 11: Thank You

Week 11 started crazy and ended in the most relaxing way possible.

We learned a lot about Vegas, a lot about Arizona, and confirmed that we both love the mountains and nature far, FAR more than the desert and cities. No surprises there. What did surprise us though is the lengths people will go to to help us out, and the power of having someone ‘vouch’ for you…

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Week 10: Thank You.

Week 10: Thank You.

This week we travelled down Route 1 from Big Sur down to San Diego.

We’d realised that contrary to our expectations, California is NOT easy to hitch and although this popular route is flooded with tourists, they are mostly American tourists raised to fear hitchhikers, not hippies as we’d imagined to find along this route.

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Week Nine Part I: Thank You.

Week Nine Part I: Thank You.

The week of no names. We feel terrible when we don’t remember people’s names. You might think “why don’t you write them down!” and I’m not making excuses but this week we had a lot of rides, we ate very little and we slept very little, and it was extremely hot.

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Packing List: How Much Underwear Do We *Really* Need? 🎏

Packing List: How Much Underwear Do We *Really* Need? 🎏

We’re making a packing list and we’re torn. Every single one we’ve found so far is written for a made-up Lonely Planet public and is, in almost all cases, irrelevant to actual modern travellers…

The first time I went travelling I trawled over these curated lists: comparing, contrasting, blindly following…and ultimately ended up with a pack that would make Indiana Jones happy in a tight situation, but left me without anything to wear when I went to a bar with my new travel mates. There was SO MUCH I never took out of its zip lock carrier, let alone actually used. So we’ve made a new one. Continue reading “Packing List: How Much Underwear Do We *Really* Need? 🎏”