Travelling Better with less

  • Montréal - Halifax : Adventure !

    Thursday 4 February 2010 - Photos

    One rule : no money. If the ecological travel connect people with nature, the travel without money connect people with people... Lire la suite.
  • Into the White, happy new year !

    Tuesday 12 January 2010 - Photos

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  • Quebec, I'm gonna be a dad...

    Thursday 7 January 2010 - Photos

    To find the tranquility we went in the campaign between Montreal and Quebec in the small town of Danville. Hey, it's still the village where the clothespin was invented. Isn't it a prestige ?

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  • Canada, here we are !

    Thursday 7 January 2010 - Photos

    Well here we are, our united states visa is expiring. After a few intense days spent in the excitement and magic of the New Yorker urban jungle, Guillaume joined me in the lands of Blue Rock Station (www.bluerockstation.com)...

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  • High or hard, hitchhiking on a plane or a car?

    Thursday 7 January 2010 - Photos

    Guillaume: Good news Back at the house where we are staying an email from John is waiting for me...

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  • From California to Nevada

    Tuesday 10 November 2009 - Photos

    Ending up on a map of the United States: "No, seriously, they are wrong in scale, it is not as big as this the United States, that's not possible!" To join Reno from San Francisco, we just did 230 miles (370 km) in five days...

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  • San Francisco, let's go!

    Wednesday 4 November 2009 - Photos

    Halloween is a myth in the USA. The tradition is that childrens dress in scary costumes and go ring the door asking for candy to adults while threatening: Trick or treat!.

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  • The miracle

    Sunday 20 September 2009 - Photos

    Translation in progress (check the photos)

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  • Nevada, the Burning Man «video»

    Wednesday 9 September 2009 - Photos

    Translation in progress, watch the photos and the video !

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  • The americain dream

    Friday 28 August 2009 - Photos

    America have been planned a long time ago. Alex, met in Guadeloupe, has given us this craisy idea of going to the burning man festival and we bought our tickets straight ago. The plan is simple...

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  • Mexico, Copper Canyon

    Tuesday 25 August 2009 - Photos

    We arrived exactly on time for our latest adventure: the Copper Canyon. It is located deep in the Sierra Madre Occidental and is actually a series of 20 canyons that are even four times larger than the Grand Canyon of Arizona.

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  • Crossing Mexico

    Thursday 20 August 2009 - Photos

    Some photos, translation in progress...

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  • Guatemala, Mexique and adventures...

    Monday 10 August 2009 - Photos

    Some photos... translation in progress

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  • The crossing of the Altiplano

    Saturday 8 August 2009 - Photos

    From Huehuetenango, by the big Panamerica highway, I could join Mexico in a half a day of hitchhiking and get San Cristobal the same evening. This colonial town is renowned for its beauty and its cultural life. But another project is in my mind...

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  • Adios Guatemala

    Wednesday 5 August 2009 - Photos

    It is late July and the end of my job here. After four months in Guatemala, I will go on the road again and join Nans in Mexico...

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  • meeting back

    Friday 3 July 2009 - Photos

    I did plan it for two weeks. The plan to meet Nans on the other side of Central America. I am in Guatemala and he is in Costa Rica. So I accumulated six days off to get there...

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  • Costa Rica, pura vida

    Monday 29 June 2009 - Photos

    I spend my first days in Costa Rica in an architecture firm ... There, immersed in their world, I discover a different view of business life, when the workers spend as much as energy in their profession as their relationship together....

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  • From Columbia to Costa Rica...

    Sunday 28 June 2009 - Photos

    Empty trailer of a huge Colombian truck, sitting on the rear edge, legs in the emptiness, eyes focused on the road that goes to the infinity .... Behind me, my friend Pia sleeps in a nice dust but seems happy... Lire la suite.
  • The Colombian El dorado !

    Friday 5 June 2009 - Photos

    I don t know how such history can be a source of trouble for the characters in this travelogue, as a consequence their names will not be disclosed in order not to cause them problems. Gentlemen of the CIA or Colombian autorithies, stop your investigation a few moments and let yourself be soothed by the magic of this story, please ...

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  • Colombia, after the rain... the sun

    Sunday 24 May 2009 - Photos

    The time to contact a couch surfer and take my bus, I arrived in Medellin at three o'clock in the morning. Surprise ! A passenger of the bus, Camilo, proposed to take me to my couch surfer...

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  • Colombia : Cartagena y salsa

    Monday 27 April 2009 - Photos

    Nans : This is a picture story about the arrival in Colombia, city of Cartagena

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  • The carabean sea crossing to Colombia via San Blas Islands

    Monday 27 April 2009 - Photos

    Nans : This is a picture story about the carabean sea crossing from Martinique to Colombia via San Blas Islands

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  • Guatemala, Up and downs

    Tuesday 7 April 2009 - Photos

    (No pictures) On the 30th of March I am the happiest person in the entire world, I travel by hitchhiking, I do the "Couch Surfing", keep meeting new friends and discover Guatemala that I love.

    On the 6th of April I start to be worried...

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  • Guatemala, A night at the police station

    Sunday 5 April 2009 - Photos

    Tired of the busy Holy Week in Antigua, we (both Guillaume) save us 2 days to discover Lake Atitlan. Considered as one of the most beautiful lake in the world, it is a prisoner of several volcanoes and retain an important Mayan culture...

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  • Bye to the Caribbean

    Friday 27 March 2009 - Photos

    Guillaume: It is the end of March in St Lucia and we are back on this island that welcomed us once already after the first transatlantic. (No pictures with this text)

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  • The Grenadines islands

    Friday 20 March 2009 - Photos

    To finish well with the Car ... We Caribbean, we accepted the invitation of our friend Andrew: to come and share with him a week's cruising in one of the jewels of this world, the Grenadines islands ...

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  • Grenada, the Rastafari quest

    Tuesday 17 March 2009 - Photos

    ''The first day of travelling (few months ago by now…), thumbs up on the roads we met Kebra. This guy was actually a big traveller and told us about his adventures around the world by amazing stories....

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  • Good bye Guadeloupe, a new adventure is coming....

    Wednesday 11 March 2009 - Photos

    Here we are, we hit the sea again to Grenadines, south of Caraibes...

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  • Guadeloupe, between strikes and dreams

    Monday 9 March 2009 - Photos

    Slowly, rumors of strikes can be heard on the island. Already in December, there was a mobilization of people against the price of gasoline. Guadeloupe had been completely immobilized for almost a week....

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  • Guadeloupe, a home and a job ???

    Monday 9 March 2009 - Photos

    Following our landing, we become gypsies, homeless, in search of employment and home. For that, we have traveled throughout the Guadeloupe in the middle of celebration time...

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  • Guadeloupe, Three wonderers looking for a home

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    Mike drops us off on terra firma; ‘Gwada’ as is it is known here. We leave Shira to continue her journey on the boat with Mike, while Amy comes along with us on this the next and most delicate stage of our journey. Our fundamental need now – following three months of travelling on a ‘shoe string’ at sea – is to give a bit of TLC to our bank accounts...

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  • On the road to Guadeloupe

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    Without any trouble (and with the kind assistance of Andrew), we manage to find another boat to take us to Guadeloupe, via Martinique and Dominica. The ship’s captain Mike is looking for crew members to accompany him up north...

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  • On the other side of the Atlantic, Sainte Lucia

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    One fine morning we hear Guillaume cry the famous ‘Land hoy!’ As you can well imagine, with our GPS navigating and radio systems this comes as less of a surprise to us then it must have done to one of Christopher Columbus great ships, but still, what a sight!!...

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  • Pigalopp, the top of the mast, sun rise and rain

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    We’ve been sailing close to the Pigalopp boat for a few days now. A fine twelve metre sailing boat occupied by six Norwegians. As our two boats keep over taking each other, we’ve become acquainted with the crew. It’s a great feeling to be out in the middle of the ocean with nothing there and no one around and all of a sudden you bump into another boat...

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  • The weather, sea creatures, and the storms

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    Sailing is supposedly a luxury pastime. I can confirm that. Firstly, it accords you an inordinate amount of time, something that you can only experience on a boat. You have twenty days in front of you, and you know you can do anything with that time....

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  • The Sunset, the sails, and night watches.

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    Another calm day is upon us. The wind is still light so many boats begin to use their engines to move away from the ‘dead water’ which is not ideal for sail-boat conditions. We try and persuade Jo our Skipper to keep our sales aloft and not switch to the engine alternative despite us only making on average three knots...

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  • The Big Off

    Thursday 19 February 2009 - Photos

    Following a week of excited preparation that included discussions about the different factors to we were to consider during our crossing, the rigging of and improvements to our boat, and of course the stocking up on food, we are at last ready for the big off.

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  • Canaries, Tenerife

    Sunday 23 November 2008 - Photos

    The next day we joined the island of Tenerife. Incidentally, we dropped anchor in a small lagoon...

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  • Canaries, Lanzarote

    Sunday 23 November 2008 - Photos

    Lanzarote was our first stop, our first port. We call this island, the island of gratuity.

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  • The small crosing

    Sunday 23 November 2008 - Photos

    We finally start! "Western Cape! Remove the founders! Hoist the mainsail and the geb."

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  • Gibraltar or the begining of the sailing trip

    Friday 17 October 2008 - Photos

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  • Barcelona, two seamen getting ready

    Thursday 9 October 2008 - Photos

    Life is a permanent impermanence, our trip is no exception. Originally started to reach Agadir (Morocco) by bike, we're now on the road, hitchhiking to Gibraltar (Spain)...

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  • The departure celebration

    Saturday 27 September 2008 - Photos

    A festival of flavors, art, happiness and warmth, this is what it was like our weekend starting to Die. A big thank you to all our friends and our family for this great celebration ...

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