Check-Ins

When? Who? Comment Place Location
July 4th, 2018 Familiepaa4hjul.com Iconpopout

Drive towards the monastery. On your right is a sandy track leading you along the lakeshore for a couple of hundred meters. End at a broad grassy area with beautiful view of the lake and the monastery. Visible but no houses close by. Easy to get in the water for a swim. A little unlevel.

Lakeshore/grassy beach 43.807752, 17.527744
July 4th, 2018 julepost Iconpopout

A wonderful, clean place under trees by the lake.

Almajo 55.229392, 25.445815
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July 4th, 2018 manten-en-kalle.be Iconpopout

Post Bank did not want to exchange dollars and sent us to the bank next door.

bank 43.015950, 79.230110
July 4th, 2018 manten-en-kalle.be Iconpopout

paid 9200 tenge for Unimog 1300l for 15 days. You need car papers, pasport and driver license.

Acko insurance 43.010990, 79.237696
July 4th, 2018 kaeptnkatt Iconpopout

Camping ground at lake, we paid 400 rubles for a car with roof tent and two people. No facilities except for two overfloating Dixie toilets that we did not dare to use. Visitors seem to use the forrest instead. There was a lot of poop and paper lying around there. Lot's of rubbish on the camp ground too. Visitors played loud music. There were signs that suggested that swimming in the lake is not allowed.

We wouldn't go again. Though it seemed like there is a second camp ground on the other side of the lake (it can be accessed on the Eastern side of the lake). It might be nicer there.

"Camping ground" at lake 56.818566, 60.096141
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July 4th, 2018 manten-en-kalle.be Iconpopout

opening hours have changed (see second picture) 9:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:00. You need pasport, two pasportphotos and filled in form you can get there. Normal visum takes 5 days and Costa 58$, you get a receipt. Express visum same day ( took 30 min.) and costs 88$ also with receipt. The gate is closed and there is no bell so you have to make some noise toll someone opens the gate.

Mongolian Embassy 43.195783, 76.867567
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July 4th, 2018 facebook.com/courtiseursdhorizons Iconpopout

Parking lot of a building for evenement in a small town near the river. Nice people around, they came to say hello. Not a lot of noise. Really better than a rest area. No service.
FREE

Parking lot 29.611143, -98.036090
July 4th, 2018 bordersurfing Iconpopout

Filled our 20 pound American tank no problem. Expensive though - $24 to fill it (more than all other countries we’ve visited).

Lipigas -18.468121, -70.299523
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July 4th, 2018 Petra Iconpopout

good lunch break spot, we also parked one night in front of the restaurant and got water from them.

restaurant on way to alamut 36.344778, 50.177569
July 4th, 2018 this_is_artcore Iconpopout

Amazing hostel + camp place! Big pool and sweet owners. Very funny and kind people.
In low season we could camp (sleep in bus using their facilities) for 100 pp, but they offered us a room for the same price as there was no one else at this time.:) super nice

TyC camping at Hostel 17.496562, -91.985705
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July 4th, 2018 fiditeam Iconpopout

Parking lot for 10 cars just off the Parkway
Possibility for a tent on grass
nice view
shade in the morning until 9 am
week At&t signal with data

Jct 80 Blue Ridge Parkway 35.770434, -82.164136
July 4th, 2018 fanny.gingras Iconpopout

Nice parking with grass, shadow and very quiet! Close to a big truck parking with shower available and toilet 24h. Restaurant and tourist attraction! Nice place for me! Really safe!

RV parking of Tamarack 37.800179, -81.216330
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July 4th, 2018 peruhilfe Iconpopout

everything was super very friendly people good food very large area. There is a pool and the possibility to fish

Hacienda Omega -6.457260, -76.421920
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July 4th, 2018 instagram.com/jerometheworld Iconpopout

Large grassy field on the river, separated from the road by hundreds of big yellow flowers (this time of year at least). You can go down towards the river if you want.
Visible from the road but at quite a distance. Pretty decent sunrise over the river if you rise early.
There’s a side track looping from and back to the main road. Enter from either side. You’ll see the field on the river behind the flowers.

Yellow flower field 38.721340, 70.549117
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July 4th, 2018 instagram.com/thisbigroadtrip Iconpopout

an excellent stop over. not much to add to what everyone else said. the food is excellent and owners friendly. did are cute too
highly recommended.

Ojo de Liebre 27.993488, -114.012317
July 4th, 2018 w.ehret1964 Iconpopout

Campsite just across the road of pullman western city. campground, toilets and showers are ok. Quiet in the night. Wifi cost extra money 2 euro for 3 days.and does not work with samsung phones. very strange. restaurants across the street inside the western city.

Pullman Camping 48.694588, 13.265012
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July 4th, 2018 paul.staalesen Iconpopout

There are about 4-5 sweet spots right along the east fork of the hood river plus another 2 that are off the river. The spots right on the water with nice fire pits and level ground. Easily accessible with our camper van. There are some areas with soft sand but if you stay off of it you shouldn’t have any problems.

East Fork Hood River 45.355303, -121.570645
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July 4th, 2018 phil Iconpopout

Lovely friendly ver where we got our certificate of health for the border. 350 pesos.

VET -40.767053, -71.642262
July 4th, 2018 thismadadventure Iconpopout

Very nice backpackers with an affordable camping option (vehicle camping is just in the car park but there is a secure gate). Dorms 160pp, camping 80pp. Kitchen, strong hot showers, free WiFi, very nice lounge and dining area with fire in the winter evenings, cute garden with seats and braai/fire, and a bar to buy drinks. Very welcoming staff.

Albergo Backpackers -34.053455, 23.371516
July 4th, 2018 noplannoproblema.com Iconpopout

Still there, still deliciously hydrating.

Free Potable Water 9.525201, -84.246065
July 4th, 2018 iusufachi Iconpopout

A three star camping 6 Km from Kranjska Gora. It is all you can expect from a camping. It is clean and quiet and the view is magnificent. There is also a climbing wall, a store and a play ground for kids. There are a lot of bike routes and hiking routes here.
PS 25% off for motorcyclists.

Camp Špik 46.484500, 13.837395
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July 4th, 2018 bordersurfing Iconpopout

Fantastic Chevy garage! Raphael still works here and speaks English. We brought our Silverado 2509 duramax diesel here and got new shocks, oil change, oil filter and fuel filter (we brought this from home) changed here. The work took half a day which we had to split into two days because they close for their siesta mid day. Employees were great! Recommended if you have a Chevy.

Chevrolet garage -18.468826, -70.300302
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July 4th, 2018 ridingforhome.com Iconpopout

Mario (+264 81 146055, Deutsch, Afrikaans, English) and his team saved our trip!
1800 km and 10 days away from Capetown and our flight back home the clutch of my BMW was broken. Mario fetched me out of the desert and brought me back to Swakopmund. The Garage is Yamaha but they do all makes. Also very good range of tires and oils (... yes, even real motorbike oil...).
Within two days of perfect support we even found a used clutch in Swakopmund so I had not to wait for the spare parts!
We came stranded and we left as friends!

Yamaha Motorbike and ATV Garage -22.678063, 14.528565
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July 4th, 2018 keeponexploring.com Iconpopout

They stopped us here to register our title and check our passports. The police guy jay stopped us was trying to emphasis that our road lights were not on, but they were on. Because we have a truck our lights are positioned on the bumper, so he thought we had our fog lights on not the road lights on. We had to explain that in Europe is works like this. He added that we need to comply with Argentinian law, but soon passed as my husband responded very confident we are compliant.

Police Check -46.015973, -67.604117
July 4th, 2018 2WheelsInMotion Iconpopout

Well allot has changed in a year!!!
We were travelling 2 up on our motorbike and at least there was good parking for the bike. The price is now 17pp usd for a doube bed and private bath......the room was not big enough to swing a cat.....maybe a guinea pig. The shower was only luke warm and there was mould and old shampoo wrappers in it......the bed was super comfy with good sheets. It was a bit noiesy and staff were friendly. Price included breakfast which consisted of the worst coffee we have ever had, a single bread roll with butter and spread. Yes it is right in centro which could be a plus......overall not our best hotel experience

Hotel Villonaco -3.996536, -79.203095
July 4th, 2018 bordersurfing Iconpopout

Police stopped us, asked where we are from, then said buen viaje - nice cops. No worries.

Drug control PDI -19.158097, -70.185010
July 4th, 2018 Alis Iconpopout

This hotel was the only one opened on July. Nice apartments with private kitchen and bathroom. A/C with heater. Could take our bicycles inside. Paid 800 pesos but not sure about high season price. Must be beautiful in summer here.

Complejo del Barranco -34.589211, -54.128809
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July 4th, 2018 bill_lawler Iconpopout

Follow a dirt service road between a couple of glacier lakes, a few places to camp on the knoll before dropping down. The track continues to the little dam. Stunning views of mountains, lakes and glaciers.

Glacier views 61.547326, 7.904960
July 4th, 2018 aled Iconpopout

Very reasonable - cost by weight. Clothes in at 1400hrs, told to collect at 1700hrs.
Note, there are TWO 'Unidad Educativa Otavalo', the lavandaria is one block south of Santa Fe Hostal. It's a long walk if you head to the college at the northern end of town!

Lavanderia Otavalo 0.224327, -78.263450
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July 4th, 2018 polarsteps.com Iconpopout

We didn't like this place to much. The cappuccino we ordered was more like an Americano with to much water and a bit of milk on top. Wouldn't recommend going here for good cappuccino!

La Reposteria -0.053982, -78.774826