The Journey Home from Morocco

On board the Ferry to England

Well, our Moroccan adventure has come to an end. We’ve been in Morocco for the last two weeks and its been a wonderful adventure! We’ve gotten to see and do so many things on our trip, but there’s still a bit left of the story to tell: the journey home from Morocco to London. You can read about our journey there, the trip from Tanger to Marrakech, exploring Marrakech and heading to Tafraoute, and our Continue Reading →

Morocco: Tafraoute to Chefchauoen

We are coming to the end of our Moroccan trip. You can read my earlier posts from the road about getting to Morocco, visiting Marrakech, and the road to Tafraoute. After having a nice, relaxing evening in Tafraoute where we restocked our supplies, enjoyed real showers, and had a fun dinner in a Berber tent, we got on the road early. From Tafraoute, we drove mostly on main roads through Agadir and to the beach. Continue Reading →

Morocco: Marrakech to Tafraoute

If you’ve been following my last two posts (here and here) you’ll know we’re in the middle of a trip through Morocco! We spent Tuesday and Wednesday exploring Marrakech and getting lost (in a good way) in the souks in the medina. After one last night in Marrakech, we headed out early Thursday morning into the High Atlas Mountains. At one of our rest stops, we pulled over to a cafe and found an argan Continue Reading →

First Days in Morocco: Tanger to Marrakech

Marrakech Medina

If you read my last post, we are currently on an overlanding trip through Morocco. On Monday, we drove south through the rest of Spain to Algeciras. After a bit of bargaining with the ferry companies, Russ, our trip leader, got us tickets on the next ferry to Morocco. The ferry ride was pretty  quick, just an hour and a half! Unlike other international ferries, you get your passport checked and stamped onboard the boat Continue Reading →

Heading to Morocco

Waiting to board the ferry to Spain

We are heading to Morocco! Morocco has always been on our list of places to go one day and we are so excited that we are finally getting to go. We set out from London on Friday and caught a 24 hour ferry from Portsmouth to Santander, Spain After arriving in Spain, we did some grocery shopping for supplies and headed to our campsite for the night. We woke up and discovered we were right Continue Reading →

Easter in Bordeaux

Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

Here in Switzerland, Good Friday (the Friday before Easter) and Easter Monday (the Monday after Easter) are national holidays and everyone ha off work. Ryan and I were both excited for the long weekend and decided to visit the Bordeaux region of France. After work on Thursday, we packed the Defender with our camping gear as quickly as we could and hit the road. There was a fair bit of traffic leaving Geneva, but it Continue Reading →

Camping in Interlaken

Camping in Interlaken

After really enjoying our first weekend camping with our Defender, we decided to head out again the next weekend. Is time, we decided to go somewhere a bit closer to home and stay in Switzerland. We headed out Friday evening after work and drove toward Interlaken for Manor Farm camping. We arrived late around 9 pm, but had spoken to the campsite ahead of time and were told we could just pick a spot and Continue Reading →

A Weekend in the French Riviera and Monaco

A Weekend Near Saint-Tropez and Monaco

Its been a while since I’ve posted but we’ve been traveling a lot and I’ve just started working. So I’ve decided to try to post shorter stories of our travels. I’ll work in some posts of the rest of our Christmas road trip and our trip to Australia back in October along the way. Recently, we purchased a 1988 Land Rover 90 V8 petrol, more commonly known as a Defender. We have wanted one of Continue Reading →