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    Varanasi Part2 (by Zofia)

    Another gallery from Varanasi. The life of this city is most vibrant on the banks of the Holy Ganges. People entrust this river with their wishes and dreams and their bodies after death. The ghats (stone stairs leading to the river) have an amazing atmosphere – during the day they are full of pilgrims preparing for bathing, people giving blessings, and beggars waiting for a…

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    3 months in Thailand

    Not many updates in the last weeks, but for a good reason: I almost spent the last 3 months on the beach in Thailand and found time to relax. When I arrived in Thailand I was really tired. Tired of days full of driving and dangerous traffic, tired of changing places every day. The East of India and Myanmar were exhausting, and entering Thailand was…

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    Faces of Varanasi (by Zofia)

    Okay, I admit it, I haven’t written for way too long again. My friend and soul mate was going through probably one of the most difficult situations a person can experience. I wanted to be with her, I came back to Poland for 3 weeks. There was no room in my head for social media back then. I have been in Thailand again for over…

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    Krabi to Khao Lak

    After Christmas and New Year’s Eve on our beach in Koh Phangan we went to the Andaman Sea and found another great spot near Ao Nang – Krabi. Nowadays overland travelers are very well connected through social media, not only to share information but sometimes also to meet each other. This time we connected via a Whatsapp group and got a visit from 3 vans,…

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    From Chiang Mai to Koh Phangan

    In the last 9 months on the road, I frequently had the imagination of camping on a tropical island in my head. That dream also motivated me to start the journey and to continue in difficult times on the road. Last week we drove from Chiang Mai to Bangkok and further along the coast to the port of Surat Thani, where we took the ferry…

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    Sawadee Thailand!

    The Bordercrossing After our guided tour through Myanmar, we crossed the border to Thailand in Mae Sai. Bringing your own car to Thailand is a pain at the moment, as authorities installed a new law on the 1st of November. Foreign vehicles are only allowed to enter with a guide and a special permit. But that rule is only enforced in certain borders, and Tachileik/Mae…

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    Goodbye India & Mingalaba Myanmar

    After 4 really intense months in India, we crossed the border to Myanmar last week. The Asian highway No.1, which is the only connection between India and Southeast Asia is maybe the worst road on the way on my trip. Full of dust, potholes, and construction in the middle of the jungle.The border-crossing to Myanmar was quite easy, also because our guide was already waiting…

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    Zofia back on the road & Kaziranga National Park

    From Meghalaya to the border to Myanmar it’s about 600km, but google maps showed me a 24 hours ride, and we also heard that the roads should be in very poor conditions. So we decided to take the northern route through Guwahati, where I met Zofia.After her unplanned stay in Warsaw she drove from Delhi to Varanasi and Darjeeling and is on the road again…

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    Meghalaya – Overlanders Paradise

    After I went to Agra to meet Zofia and pick up the spare parts I flew back to Guwahati. The van could be fixed immediately and I drove directly to my friends, who were staying in Meghalaya, a few kilometers from the border to Bangladesh. There is no doubt that Meghalaya is one of my favorite places so far. Situated in the hills of the…