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Travel Blog since 2004, Colors of the Worlds, ongoing travelogue.

Travelled 325,985kms

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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo.

"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it, to tell the tale." Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel García Márquez.

"They never taught wandering in any school I attended. ... they never taught the art of writing a book, either. It's all so mysterious."
"Wandering is an art in itself. Wandering and writing don't mix"
"Writing demands commitment and if one thing your wanderer is allergic to is that very quality of commitment, for once one is committed he runs that very risk of failure ..." Wanderer - Sterling Hayden.

"Photography enables you to grasp a place first time round. ... Photography is a means of exploration, it's a vital part of travel, almost as essential as a car or a plane. " - Wim Wenders.

"The worst prejudice we acquire during our youth is the idea that life is serious. Children have the right instincts: they know that life is not serious, and treat it as a game..." , Egon Friedell.

"How far you gonna go. Before you lose your way back home" - Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World, Achtung Baby, U2.

"If you want to be a hero well just follow me." - Working Class Hero, John Lennon.

"When I think of all the things I have done, I know that it's only just begun." - I love you, Lou Reed.

"One does not escape the Sahara - the Sahara let's you go or not" - Touareg.

"Planet earth is blue and there`s nothing I can do" - This is Ground Control to Major Tom, David Bowie.

"Glory for the crazy people/in this stupid world" - Ahmed Fouad Negm.

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What has happened so-far?

The Journey.

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Geographical index.

South America.

Central America, the Caribbean.

North America.

  • North America - the gorillas.
  • Mexico - Baja, Copper Canyon, a summer tour with my boys to Yucatan, Chiapas, and on, finally Oaxaca.
  • United States - So how did I get here? This is not my beautiful wife..., NY, Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada. Olympics, Redwoods, Joshua Tree, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley.

Asia.

  • Asia - that was brief.
  • Isreal-Palestine - Jerusalem, Hebron to Nablus.
  • Jordan - Jerash and Petra.
  • Syria - Aleppo to Deir az-Zor, Palmyra.
  • Turkey - Istanbul, Black Sea coast and the South East Kurdish regions.

Africa.

Europe.

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Kilometer Stats.: 325,985kms taveled overland.

325,985kms traveled 6x6 Land Rover Other Cars Trekking Trains Taxis Buses Car Ferries Boats
Sums 73,588 203,880 1,051 8,471 2,301 6,228 2,858 2,334
2004 13,899 2,639 243 150 20 46 504
2005 29,233 2,514 62

15 190 4
2006 7,071 20,830 28


110
2007 5,262 17,334 2 88
2 711 8
2008 8,615 25,438 55 2,120 258
136 162
2009 9,508 22,092 98 1,780 650 75 18 3
2010
48,113 196 1,291 273 55 874 7
2011
33,995 208 1,586 258 191 239 129
2012
30,154 151 1,456 842 5,844 77 2,021
2013
17,502 478 1,301 225 5,970 289 229

Last updated: 17th Aug 2013. Some categories omitted.

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