One of Colombia’s favorite dish are patacones, pieces of fried plantain. I get some plantain from my Spanish teacher, so it’s time to make them by my self. After asking my Colombian neighbor the tips and tricks, I found out its actually quite easy to make. So if you like fried fries and you are looking for some variety, its time to try this recipe… Continue Reading
South America is full of beautiful murales, painted walls. After painting a lot in Palomino on cotton, we feel like painting on a wall as well. We get inspired by our Colombian friend Mateo, which job is to make murals in Bogota. After painting the bathroom of Don Diego, it starts rolling. Continue Reading
COLOMBIA – Almost 3 months we’re living in Palomino. A little village on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Beautiful located between two rivers, on the foot of the sierra Nevada. Most of the time we stay in front of Diego’s house on the edge of the village. A 50 year old crazy and very sweet man. Continue Reading
COLOMBIA – We are in Colombia! A country we’ve been looking forward for a long time, because we heard so much good stories about it. Off course we are also familiar with the more negative image that Colombia has and it’s past of cocaine and guerrillas. So we do enter Colombia with some caution, but more so we are hoping to find a hidden gem! Continue Reading
ECUADOR – One year ago we celebrated our son Moos his first birthday and the day after we started our journey. We shipped our house on wheels to South America and we started our live on the road. Now, one year later, after driving 35.000 kilometers and passing 6 country’s, we celebrate again. Moos is two and we are one year on the road!! Continue Reading
PERU – In Bolivia you have the so called ‘death-road’. It is famous for it’s narrowness and deep drops. We didn’t drive this particular road because nowadays it is a tourist attraction (they build another road around it) and also we just didn’t want to go that direction. But in the rest of Bolivia and Peru you have enough other roads that we think can compete with the death-road in dangerousness. We kind off accidentally found ourselves in the middle of a road like that of 400km long! Before we realized it was this long we where already one day underway, it took us another three days to finish it. And these where full days of driving, one hairpin after the other and deep-drops and blind-curves for 400km’s! It was a really beautiful road but also a little bit too much this time. About halfway we got pretty sick of it, we only could think of driving on tarmac again, double lanes and without giant stones on the middle of the road. Continue Reading
If you get bored off all your camper food and don’t feel like rice or pasta, then lets make tortilla wraps! You only need some flour, water and oil. With a can of beans, corn, tomatoes, onion, white cabbage, or what ever you have left in your little kitchen, you can put in….it’s easy, delicious and cheap!
What do we eat for lunch? We’re camping with Guillermo (Uruguay) and Barbara (Poland) in Chile on the island Chiloé. This lovely marriage couple who lives in Spain, are traveling now in South America. Guillermo loves to cook, but we are getting out of our groceries. So what to make? We are in Chile, so let’s catch some fish! Guillermo and Kasper collecting all their fish gear and start fishing. After a while (without catching fish) they get bored. Meanwhile it became low tide. This brings Guillermo on a great idea. Let’s look for clams! An old woman with rubber boots walked by. She must looking for clams too! Guillermo asked her where to go. She brings them to the right spot. Now its low tide, they can reach the clams easily. Just with a spoon they get them out of the sand.
Let’s try to bring India in your house on wheels with this delicious easy curry recipe! We met Leticia (Leti) on the road in the Sahara and now we’re cooking in Buenos Aires. Her secret, sweet potato and ketchup! … what? Ketchup? Leti: “Well if you’re traveling off road, without a market close by, you’ll get creative”. It’s a perfect meal for on the road, because you can add every vegetables and beans you have! But storage the curry powder, bouillon, cream and tomato puree (or ketchup)! Continue Reading