...thank YOU...
 

 

   

the more we advance in our journey, the more we realize how blessed we are, with people inspiring us, supporting us, helping us and following our journey... People at home - on both sides of the ocean - people whom we meet along the journey, people living in all corners of the world...

 

all people listed below are non-fictitious people; any similarity with real and living people is correct and intended; order of mention (and colour) does not reflect degree of gratitude...:-))

 

       
 

Helen

the person behind the scenes. the person supporting from the "base", by always beeing available, always listening and helping regardless of how crazy, urgent or difficult it might be...

       
Maria and Walter,
Gitta and Volker

thank you for your unconditional support and understanding; your enthusiam in following our journey which makes sharing so much fun...

 

 
 

Puff (Pete)

supporting with Land Rover enthusiasm, knowledge and great ideas for the fitout and preparation in general before and during our travels. thank you for all the invaluable discussions and challenging the system...by the way, it IS important to dust proof a Defender...:-))

     
 

Judy and Jack

you have opened our eyes to the amazing chinese history and culture long before us going there and added life to it by beeing there with us...

thank you for that and making it possible for us to travel together in China...

 

 

Karen and Ryan

you certainly made leaving Sydney a lot sweeter with the great dinners and the good red wines overlooking the bridge. thank you for taking such good care of us during the last hours of our time in Sydney (and all the years before...)...

Sandra and Till

our home base on the "island side" of the great ocean...we still very much enjoy being your virtual housemates - thank you for enabling this - and we promise to make this virtuality reality again some time soon...

 

   

 

Ligia and Ste

we certainly felt very much at home in Penang through your kind hospitality, making our first steps in Asia so much easier...

Sophia and Thomas

thank you for showing us all the really important sites in Suzhou...for your great hospitality and the shopping support...

 

 

   

Dorly and Wolfgang

thank you for an amazingly inspiring two weeks travelling through Thailand and Cambodia; we hope to be able to share so many more moments with the two of you...Schöne Ferien!!!

 
       

Steffi and Romed

thank you for making the wait for Jasper so much easier (and tastier) in  Singapore. we will certainly have some further shipping requirements in the near future...do you also ship to Africa???

 

Pattana

the man behind the maps...not only provided us with Garmin maps for most of the countries we are travelling , but especially did his magic for Mongolia...thank you for helping us to find our way...we would certainly have been lost without you...

       
Thank you to all our friends, for supporting us with all our decisions, despite this sometimes putting a geographical distance between many of us...we are looking forward to seeing all of you in the many different corners of this world...

Winnie and China Explorations

our experiences in China were only what they were through you. we truly enjoyed Your country and culture - thank you for your patience with us feng kuang de laowai and your detailed explanations...what was "fried rice" in chinese???

 

       
 

Sylvia and Fabian

if it had not been for the shipping due date in WA, we would have probably stayed another two weeks at your beautiful home in Melbourne. it was really there, that our journey truly started...

 

Beate, Nina and Ning

Ning, it was great to finally see you again after so many years, and to meet your beautiful family. thank you for taking such good care of us in Beijing...

Nathalie and Mark

thank you very much for showing us Ulaanbaatar, and helping us to learn more about the fascinating Mongolia. we very much enjoyed meeting you - it feels we know you so much longer already...

 

Gerald

Lucky we did not have to take those tyres with us to Germany...;-)) Even more so because it allowed us to meet you, though very brief, it feels as if we had known you for ages...hope all is well with Boofi and he is due to be taken for a ride...

Elizabeth and Philippe

thank you very much for opening your home to strangers, sharing your stories and introducing us to yourselves and your Laos...you truly inspired us with your passion and ventures despite the short time we spent together...

 

Reece

probably the only real Aussie to travel in Jasper during this trip...real Aussie??? weren't you Dutch??? Thank you for turning our Russian Visa application into a nightmare, and all the great discussions, laughs and for throwing up with Tilo purely out of sympathy...

 

     
Thank you to the many great travellers we have met over the past months. We have learnt a lot by listening to your stories and experiences, through discusssions and simply by you taking part in our trip:  
  Manja and Alois    
  Farah and Richard    
  Raffa and Tony    
  Catherine and Tomas    
  Michael and Leon    
  Günther and Frank www.transasiatwins.de  
  Ingrid, Horst and Rudi    
  Anuk and Bram www.utrecht2ushuaia.nl  
  Saskia and Emiel www.flipflopsonholiday.com  
  Raam and Effi  

 

  Daniel and Hsu    
  Engelbert and Monika Kohl

 

 
  Mathias and Michael