Vegetarian Restaurants In La Paz, Bolivia

Being a vegetarian in South American countries can be a testing experience and, in general, Bolivia is no exception to that rule. In their capital city, Nuestra Señora de la Paz, however, you will find plenty of healthy, good food that has been cooked deliberately without meat or fish – pretty much an oasis of… Read more »

A Short Ayahuasca Detour On A Long Journey

Ayahuasca is a brew of various plants traditionally found in the Amazon region where it is used by people there for ritual, cleansing and spiritual practice. Generally one of the ingredients is a plant that contains DMT, a hallucinogenic drug that is illegal all over the world although in Peru the preparation and consumption of… Read more »

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    Kazan

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    Our first break in a week of driving. We wanted to stop in a city with more of an ‘Asian’ feel and Kazan came up with busy markets and glistening mosques – Tartarstan being the northern limits of Islamic culture. We managed to drive all the way into the centre and park up in the… Read more »

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    Rzhev

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    Our first of many village shops. Evening is coming and Moscow is only a couple of hours away but we plan to ignore the great metropolis on our mad rush eastwards – the visa simply does not afford us time to visit many cities on this whole 12000 km journey and, hey, we can see… Read more »

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    Latvian-Russian Border

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    Here we are at the edge of the European Union – we are feeling like we’re at the edge of our destiny. A bt of a dramatic sentiment, maybe, but one that comes after so much planning and preparation, hard work and dreaming. Once we cross this border there’ll be no turning back and we’re… Read more »

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    Polish Ruts

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    What are the factors involved with ruts on an asphalt road? Weight of traffic, sure – what about the quality of tarmac or weather, use of studded tyres…? These ones on the high roads of Poland have got to be the worse I have ever seen. Jigsaw is sliding about so much that we’re down… Read more »

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    Białystok

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    The race is on to get to the border with Russia in good time because our three month visa already started. We just had to put the frustration about speeding through these countries aside – Poland, a country I last visited twenty years ago, we pass through in a day before Lithuania and Latvia, countries… Read more »

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    Bruntál

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    In Bruntál, Moravia, the eastern part of Czech Republic, where Radka is from, we hold a small event. It’s just days now before we leave but so many things remain to be done – we still have to buy some dollars, get some booster vaccinations, buy a jack and wheel-brace for the Iveco while the Jigsaw… Read more »

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    Soundfeer Festival

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    At last both our trucks are out and about – we’ve been invited to a electronic music festival to do the second of a series of events we hope to stage around the world. It’s all a bit of a mad rush, getting the vehicles ready in time and the growing feeling that, of course,… Read more »

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    Earthcircuit HQ

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    After more than four weeks spent on the farm, helping us turn an old wheelchair bus into Jigsaw – the truck of dreams – Nick is finally packing his tools away into the back of the car. Tomorrow, we drive him back to Croatia…

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    London

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    Time to leave. First, half of us drive out in a car to Czech Republic to rendez-vous with the first truck, the others will follow…

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    Cheesefactory

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    Multi-modal exhibition – guest stars were Giant Paw, Bon Pied Bon Oeil and me old mate Sam doing her turn with the violin. Special thanks to Hekate for carrying on, on into the night and to Nathan for supplying the hardware. I’m gonna miss this place.