South of Tangier

Rabat (Morocco), 13.04.2014 On a quiet street with few people, most of them still mentally sleeping, I enjoyed a simple breakfast in the morning: coffee with milk, bread with tomato and olive oil, orange juice. I found eggs on the menu of the bar: “fritos” (fried) or “revueltos” (scrambled). I went for the latter, fearing …

Along the Mediterranean Sea

Tarifa (Spain), 12.04.2014 In bright sunshine and 24 degrees the day started off quite well, with little traffic on the road. The last time I drove along the Mediterranean coast in Spain was over 15 years ago, and I remember being shocked by the massive construction everywhere and endless green houses covering entire valleys and …

Back on the Road

Valencia (Spain), 11.04.2014 At the end of a hectic last day before Semana Santa (that in Spain is a lot more important then just some days off for Easter), the car got packed quickly. After the experience of a fully loaded vehicle on Eurasia2013 a Mini with just a few things felt like there was …

Morocco 2014 – Prep Work

Barcelona (06.04.2014) Inspired by Raid Pandemonium and some other people that have been travelling there recently, I've decided to take a week off for Semana Santa (aka Easter) and tour Morocco. I first visited the country in 2005-2006, renting a car in Rabat and taking a 2 week tour around a lot of places between …

Memories of Eurasia2013.com

Barcelona (30.03.2014) Weather is bad, rain and wind hammer the palm tree in front of the house and I think back about last year’s epic journey, eurasia2013.com. It is almost 1 year since it started, and here I am, back in Spain, and all I want is to take off again. Sitting on the couch, in …