Overland in Turkmenistan and Uzbekhistan – from the Darvaza Gas Craters to the Aral Sea

After a couple of days in the marble city of Ashgabat, we made our way to Khiva in Uzbekhistan. Four nights of bushcamping, a surprisingly quick border crossing, burning craters and a night among shipwrecks at what used to be the bottom of the Aral Sea. But let me start at the beginning. We left … More Overland in Turkmenistan and Uzbekhistan – from the Darvaza Gas Craters to the Aral Sea

Trip Around the World

As I’m writing this, I’m thinking about last-minute preparations before I’m leaving tomorrow. I’ve quit my job, or rather, have not asked for a new contract after my last one ran out mid-May. I’ve sold most of my furniture and have put my kitchen and my wardrobe into storage. I’ve given up my flat and … More Trip Around the World

Peru Women’s Weaving Co-op – A Planeterra Project in the Sacred Valley

On my trip to Peru, I was very lucky and got to spend a day in the Sacred Valley. Up until I started looking at Peru trips, I didn’t know the Sacred Valley existed. It’s not far from Cusco and the Incas built some amazing cities in that valley. But unfortunately, since the Inca culture … More Peru Women’s Weaving Co-op – A Planeterra Project in the Sacred Valley