The majestic Andes stretch from north to south through large parts of South America. In addition to several peaks over 6’000 meters altitude, their varied landscape also includes huge glaciers and much more.
A finch jumps across the ground in front of us, almost as happy as we are. The shape of its beak is a little bit different than the beak of the finches we know otherwise. Charles Darwin noticed this many year ago and therefore this sparrow is also called Darwin Finch.
“Pura Vida” is used in Costa Rica to greet each other, but in this small Central American country, this is not just a phrase, but rather a philosophy and lived reality.
After almost three months in Indonesia, we fly back to Switzerland once more before we continue our overlanding adventure along the Pan-American Highway.
We have now travelled through Mexico for six months and the southern part of the country was particularly appealing to us.
It’s no secret, we’ve been in Mexico for quite some time already and are enjoying the wonderful mild winter with lots of sunshine… But more about that in the next blog post!
It seems almost unreal to us, now that we are traveling across the US for a few days, we experience the highlights of our trip through Alaska and Northwestern Canada once again by watching the film sequences and we are surprised what we’ve seen.
Because the scenery in the Canadian Rockies was breathtaking and because we could gather enough footage, we don’t want to withhold it of you ?
The underwater world in the secluded islands of the Komodo National park is still intact. In this area, the biodiversity of Indonesia is presented at its best. Schools of fishes, huge Manta rays and sharks are easy to find. However, the strong underwater currant is not for the faint of heart. In this video, the diving experiences of one entire week is summarized.