Santiago to Reykjavik: 126 Days, 126 Seconds

  We tried to take one second of video footage for every day of the Santiago to Reykjavik leg of our journey. Sometimes we forgot, and sometimes we took more than one video on a day so the amount of seconds at a particular place can be slightly off but each country is timed properly….

USA: Heading East

We arrived in Nashville, Tennessee on Independence Day only half through planning. As it turned out, Nashville hosts one of the biggest Independence Day festivals and fireworks displays in the country with 280,000 people attending. The whole centre of the town is closed to traffic and there is live music and food stalls lining the…

USA: Texas

The day after visiting Denver we started the longest drive of the trip, Denver to Dallas with a one night stop over at a small country Texan town with convenient free camping. We had first enquired at the local campground and RV park but weren’t given the warmest welcome. The owner barely looked up from…

USA: Colorado

After being in a desert for a while we were aching to head north to greener pastures, but before that there was one stop that we needed to visit in the south, a national park called Mesa Verde. Mesa Verde Mesa Verde is centered around the remains of a civilization that existed about a thousand years ago. They…

USA: Arizona and Utah

Grand Canyon The road into Arizona from Las Vegas and to the the main town outside of the Grand Canyon called Williams was pretty desolate. It is mostly desert and rocky shrubland but as you get closer to the Grand Canyon it starts to get greener. We camped just outside of the Grand Canyon just…

USA: Death Valley and Nevada

Death Valley We forgot to mention Death Valley when we did our California post as we grouped it in with the more deserty Nevada but we looked it up and it is actually in California. Death Valley holds the record for the hottest recorded temperature on Earth which was given to us in Fahrenheit which…

USA: California

Los Angeles We got to Los Angeles, stayed at the cheapest hostel we could possibly find and then headed to the campervan depot to pick up our baby first thing next morning. All the vans were named and the guy working there was thrilled to be handing the campervan named Icarus to a women named…