We will be travelling by bus, car, train, boat, bicycle and by foot. We will not step on a single airplane, because we want to see the earth, not the clouds!

 

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From Belgium to Bali and Back in Numbers

Where and When? 5 weeks in Europe - November / December 2014. 6 weeks in Turkey - December / January 2015. 6 weeks ...
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Planned travel route.

PART VII: Baku to Brussels – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART VII: Baku to Brussels 04/06/2016 – From Alat to Baku to Istanbul Finally at 1:30 a.m. we arrived at the port of ...
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PART VI: Almaty to Baku – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART VI: Almaty to Baku 25/03/2016 – From Almaty to Aktau Today we finally took the train we actually wanted to catch last ...
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Part V: Almaty to Bishkek and Back – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART V: Almaty to Bishkek and Back 16/03/2016 – From Almaty to Bishkek The road from Almaty to Bishkek, for me, meant re-entering ...
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Part IV: Kunming to Almaty – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART IV: From Kunming to Almaty 09/03/2016 – One full day of rest in Kunming  If you have read Part I already, you ...
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Part III: Bangkok to Kunming – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART III: From Bangkok to Kunming 06/03/2016 – From Bangkok Bang Sue railway station to Vientiane Central Station  This morning around 12 ...
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Part II: Johor to Bangkok – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART II: From Johor to Bangkok 4/03/2016 - From Stulang Laut (Johor Bahru, Malaysia) to Padang Besar (Malaysia)  We only had a ...
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Planned travel route.

Part I: Indonesia – From Bali to Belgium, the Long Planeless Way Home

PART I: Indonesia 27/02/2016 – 28/02/2016 - From Denpasar to Surabaya  It was time to say goodbye... again. In the last month ...
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Cruising the Mekong

It has been about two months since we've done this awesome Mekong cruise with Shompoo Cruise. During our more-than-a-year-trip we have used ...
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A Little D Tour

After visiting the Long-neck Tribes near Loikaw in Myanmar, our plan was to go south to 'the Golden Rock', a ...
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December 17th – Vehicle of the Day: the Golden Rock Truck

One of our last days in Myanmar, we went to see the famous Golden Rock on top of Mount Kyaikhteeyoe ...
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Choo Choo the Shoe: Trains in China

Trains in China, it's an adventure. Lets say travelling in China by train is easy... if you are willing to ...
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Local Transportation – Mongolia

The first night in Mongolia, Yasmin and I stayed in a cool hostel. It was one of those hostels full ...
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Bloody Bus

Forget about giving blood in the hospital... Just do it in the give-blood-bus! This bus in Nanjing is for sure ...
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Turkmenistan

The Mysterious World of Bus Windows

While going through all the pictures on my iPad (yeah, the storage was full again) I realised I have a ...
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Chengdu

July 19th – Vehicle of the Day: the BRT on the Second Ring Road

The BRT, short for 'Bus Rapid Transit', is a bus circling the 2nd ring road in its own lane. It ...
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The only real panda bus!

July 18th 2015 – Vehicle of the Day: the Panda Bus!

As you could read in the blog post about pandas, we were lucky enough to see pandas in Chengdu. This ...
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July 17th 2015 – Vehicle of the Day: bus 1

Today, we used public transport like heroes: smooth and fast. We took the BRT-bus, and metro lines 1 and 2 ...
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Hitchhiking in China part 1: from Yining (day 1) to Lanzhou (day 5)

Somewhere along the way in Central Asia, we met some travellers that told us that hitchhiking in China is easy ...
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Almaty Metro

After Iran, public transport was generally limited to taxis and marskrutkas, so it's been a while since we've taken a metro ...
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Bus Stops Around the Issyk Kul

During our epic 800 km bike tour from Bishkek, all the way around the Issyk Kul lake, and back, we ...
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How to Truck Through the Pamir

Time to move on from Dushanbe! Ien and Charlotte are leaving Davy behind to discover the mysterious Pamir mountains in eastern Tajikistan ...
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Private Bus Companies: Turkey vs. Iran

  It might have escaped you yourself, but we are pretty sure that Busworld has in fact noticed that we haven't yet written anything about ...
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The Urgench-Khiva Trolley Bus

There is the possibility to take a cab from Urgench to Kiva for only 3000 sum (0.75 dollar) per person. This cab-ride ...
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Women and Public Transport in Iran

Whenever you tell people you'll be visiting Iran soon, you immediately get an overload of contradictory information. Those who haven't ever ...
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Varna to Istanbul… Metro Plus Bus Company Will Take Us

The last time Charlotte was in Bulgaria, she took a bus from Sofia to Istanbul. She kept on bragging about this ...
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On the road in Eastern Europe

BlaBlaCar The carpooling system called BlaBlaCar works extremely well if your ride shows up at the right time and the right place ...
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Reisen in Deutschland

... and we're off! On Monday, we took a local Belgian (NMBS) train to Eupen. Once arrived, we said our goodbyes ...
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