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A round the world trip in more than 80 days.

Why this blog ?

Our aim : travel and discover the world during 353 days and through some fifhteen countries. We are hoping that this blog will allow us to share the experience with our family and friends thanks to the posts and photos that we will be publishing and also thanks to their comments.

Currently ...

now. For the moment, we are gently readapting from nomadic to sedentary life.


We Walked on the Equator

Visiting the Ecuador, you cannot miss the equator. The latitude line 0°0'0'' passes few kilometers north of Quito. There is even a bus that will take you for a 40 cents fare to «Mitad del Mundo » literally the middle of the world.

On site, you can see some funny near science demonstrations. The most known is emptying a water sink in the both hemispheres and above the line. In the south, the water goes down clockwise. In the north, it goes down counter clockwise. Above the line, it goes straight down.

But the funniest is to hope back and forth from a hemisphere to another and Bea managed to balance an egg on top of a nail over the equator (she even received a certificate for this outstanding achievement)

For the fun of it : in the 18th century, it took 14 years to a scientific mission to define the equator line location. The line was painted in orange. But when the GPS appeared, it happened that the real equator line was passing 300 meters away for the official site ...