Category Archives: preparations

A good day

So, we had a good and eventful day at the fair yesterday. First and foremost we had a meeting with a rep from Garmin and although we haven’t set all the details yet we’re happy to let you know they’re joining the project and will be supporting us somehow! Awesome news!! Then we just walked […]

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The mechanic and the assistant

Sorry about the silence on the blog during all of last week. Last week was a bit hectic because we got car trouble, not with the cruiser but with our everyday work horse, our Peugeot. During the past four years or so that we’ve had it, it’s never broken down completely and left us standing, […]

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Caravan & Camping Fair

Today we went to our first fair out a few this spring to do some networking and try find potential sponsors. This was a fair called Caravan & Camping. Even though we’re not travelling with a caravan we do have a lot in common with people who do, needing portable, durable things and smart solutions […]

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Working 9-5 (or 24/7?)

On the days that I’m working from home, trying to get in touch with potential sponsors, I have adjusted my schedule to the people that I’m trying to get hold of. Marketing people are often out and about and in meetings and at fairs (if I didn’t know that before, I’ve learnt it now) but […]

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Thoughts on a Saturday in February

The first few weeks of contacting potential sponsors have really made me realize how hard it is and how long it will take. I didn’t think it would be easy or over in a week, but I’m really starting to understand the immensity of it. To be honest, I had my moments in the beginning […]

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Busy days

The chase has begun. The project is rolling. There is no looking back. We have started to contact potential sponsors. Since a couple of weeks back we have now started this huge and final mission to make this trip happen. Well, I have. It is now my day job (combined with working extra at the […]

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Jordan, but not Syria?

As things aren’t progressing very well – or at least a little slow and unpredictably – in Syria, sadly, we have lately started realizing that we might have to reconsider our route quite a bit. We’ve been reluctant to do so – since we both badly want to go to Jordan. There aren’t really any […]

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