Spectacular Sepilok – An amazing experience with orangutans and sun bears

There are many reasons to visit Malaysia but for us there was one in particular: orangutans. James has been talking about seeing orangutans for years and seeing gorillas in Uganda a couple of years ago had only increased our desire to see more apes. In order to reach Sepilok you are almost certainly going to … Continue reading Spectacular Sepilok – An amazing experience with orangutans and sun bears

Arriving in Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur and the Cameron Highlands

We had thoroughly enjoyed road-tripping again but we were really excited to be going further afield and diving back in to Asia. From Lille we jumped on a pre-booked, well air-conditioned bus to Charles De Gaul. Caro was sporting her finest traveller clothes. Our airport experience in Charles De Gaul was on a par with … Continue reading Arriving in Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur and the Cameron Highlands

Five countries in five days – The final leg of our European tour

We had to drop Delaney off in Lille and with another 4 countries on the agenda in the interim we had a pretty epic drive ahead of us with some sightseeing on the way. We headed east back towards Italy with the plan of making it to Switzerland to camp that evening but this proved … Continue reading Five countries in five days – The final leg of our European tour

A day in Venice, two hours in Florence and very happy birthday in Provence

Thus far our route had made some vague sense despite covering an ambitious amount of ground in a short period of time. Over the next few days all common sense went out the window as we had a date to keep in the south of France. Caro’s mum was celebrating a milestone birthday and, unbeknownst … Continue reading A day in Venice, two hours in Florence and very happy birthday in Provence

Visiting Nepal: Some hints, tips and general observations

Nepal is an amazing place populated with friendly, generous and resilient people and we had a brilliant time there. You can read our numerous Nepal blog posts about our experiences, this post is just a handful of observations that we made along the way which will hopefully be helpful to other travellers. General In general, … Continue reading Visiting Nepal: Some hints, tips and general observations