Funny Time Lapse, Camping in Andorra with Sneaky Cat

Somehow, we wound up in Andorra. (Note: Country 58 for Elizabeth and 21 for Eldo) Andorra is a sovereign state in the Pyrenees, located between France and Spain. It is the 11th smallest nation and has the world's highest life expectancy, at…

Jeep Life Expedition Europe (part 2)

We boondocked on the streets of suburban Amsterdam before heading to Germany, where we boondocked in a small car park in the forest. Boondocking isn't for the faint of heart, as there is always a chance of getting hassled and kicked out.…

Boondock Camp at Haunted Spanish Castle (time lapse)

While checking our maps, somewhere south of Bilbao Spain, we decided that a 350 mile eastern detour to Andorra was going to be today's itinerary. Our usual choice to stay off motorways and toll roads turned this into two solid days of driving.…

Temporarily Back in the States and Somewhere in Virginia...

Outside of a cave, where is the darkest place you've been? Darkness isn't really anything measurable. The lack of light makes it dark, but not the inverse. There are some astronomically related measures of darkness, like the Bortle Scale, but…

Iceland Adventure Five weeks in a Jeep (week 4)

Week 4 finds us beginning the month of May... but jeez, it still feels like winter. Our southern coast exploration continues among more glaciers, black lava beaches, and more seals and reindeer. In the town of Djupivogur we encounter the…

Iceland Adventure Five Weeks in a Jeep (week 3 part 2)

 Off season camping in Iceland can be a budget saver. Most campgrounds are available to use for free, although facilities may be closed. This one in Stykkisholmur not only had a friendly notice that welcomed us to stay for free, but also…