• Things that make me happy

    Most memorable travel moments of 2014

    It’s almost the end of the year so after publishing our travel year in selfies earlier on this week, it’s now time to share my most memorable moments in travel. Martijn doesn’t really like those kind of lists so it’s just my moments, although I’m sure he agrees on the ones he experienced with me… 1. Stepping onto Cape Horn When going on a trip for a few weeks or longer, we are always prepared there are certain things you can’t do because of the weather. There are things that you can live with if they are not happening, and there are things you just keep all your toes and fingers crossed…

  • Sunday social travel talk

    2014 in travel selfies

    No introduction needed – after publishing our 2013 in selfies last year, we figured a 2014 in selfies would be justified. Please, don’t take it too seriously though 🙂 February: skiing in Winterberg – Germany  (together with Marieke, Berry and Nanny) March: Patagonia Chile: Huerquehue NP, Pucon, Santiago and climbing Villarrica Argentina: Circuito Chico, Nahuel Huapi NP, Cerro Tronadaor and Buenos Aires On our 5-day cruise with Stella Australis (Wulaia Bay, at Cape Horn and in the engine room of the ship) April: a weekend in Rotterdam Only got one picture, of Anto and Els whom she traveled to Chile with in 2012 April: Zeeland (Hiking 4 days along the Oosterscheldepad…

  • Chile,  We12inspire

    Cape Horn: the end of the world

    There are some places in the world that you think you will never go to. Although “never say never” is our motto, we should probably say “some places we most likely will never go to”. Cape Horn, also known as the last piece of land on earth before Antarctica, is such a place. And yet we managed to go there, to this tiny piece of land far away from the rest of the world … Cape Horn was discovered quite late in history. After various attempts in the 16th century, it was eventually the Dutch to reach Cape Horn first in the 17th century. Explorers Willem Corneliszoon Schouten and Jacob…