~~~ IN SEPTEMBER 2014 WE SOLD OUR POSSESSIONS AND LEFT HOME WITH NO PLAN OF RETURNING. WE CYCLED FROM ROMANIA TO IRAN AND NOW CONTINUE MOSTLY BY HITCHHIKING, MAKING STREET MUSIC ON THE WAY. WE HOPE THE CONTENT YOU FIND ON THIS WEBSITE WILL HELP AND INSPIRE YOU!~~~

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When airplanes are the only choice…

We always considered flying as our ultimate option when traveling. Not only is it harmful for the environment, but it also disables all the important aspects of traveling overland and only leaves you with the A and the Z. All letters in between are missing. read more…

Lada Legends I – Lost Lands of Shaimak

Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, July 2015

It didn’t take us all that long to realize that hitchhiking onwards from the remote town of Murghab in direction of Gorno-Badakhshan’s capital at the Afghan-Tajik border read more…

Street music in Tajikistan

This tiny country with a population of just about 8 million people doesn’t offer many options when it comes to street art. There is the capital, Dushanbe, with a population of one million, surely no metropolis, but full of contrasts – from read more…

Country Review: Kyrgyzstan

Central Asia and all those ‘Stans seem to be one of the big blind spots on most people’s global maps. While Afghanistan surely evokes most different emotions or even Kazakhstan still creates blurred images of horses and steppe in many, read more…

Street music in Kyrgyzstan

Silence. Space. This is how it felt after arriving from New Delhi straight in Kyrgyzstan’s green and pretty relaxed capital of Bishkek. Where are the people? How would busking work if there are barely any pedestrians on the wide streets? read more…

Kyrgyzstan on a budget: 2 months with 3$ a day

It seems many people are quite focused on figuring out how to make the most possible money before traveling instead of thinking more about how to actually reduce the cost while being on the road. We are asked often how we manage to travel read more…

Hitchhiking in Kyrgyzstan

It took us a while to get in the groove of hitchhiking in Kyrgyzstan, but in the end we got it! We still feel that it is not our favourite way to travel in that country, mostly because it is one of those places where nearly every kilometer is much too read more…

Country Review: India

Even after spending more than four months in India, traveling through ten states from the southwest to the northeast, we still feel hardly in a position to squeeze the innumerable impressions and experiences into this attempt of a review. read more…

ABOUT US:

We are Maria and Ben, a Romanian-German couple driven by itchy feet and thirsty mind. We hit the road to look once more for answers to question that haven’t even been raised yet. Read more>>

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