WOKIPI, another way to photograph the World by Aerial Photography  
     
 
Our World Tour "Wokipi" ... What's?
 
It is above all, a way to bring our passions and share sets: travelling and meeting people, making photography, Aerial photography with kites and balloons, using non-polluting technology , being in a quiet and friendly environment, through a journey of several years around the world.
 
Wokipi is all at once: World Kite Picture will be the theme of our trip around the world. Read more.

The pages of this site are not devoted solely to Travel. We wanted to immerse yourself in our world, to discover the world of kites and balloons and talk you a little about us through them.
 
  Wokipi on the road ...
   
 
Central Asia: May 15 to October 31, 2011

Morocco and Mauritania: Nov. 3, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017

Central Asia : May 2018

 
We crossed Russia to Lake Baikal, the steppes of Mongolia, the vast Kazakhstan, the unusual Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan with its legendary cities of Samarkand and Bukhara, with kites..
We change the continent to go to the discovery of other cultures, other civilizations, other landscapes ... ..
Crossing southern Europe and Morocco - Mauritania
We leave again to Russia, Mongolia .. and maybe even more to the East. Our visas are requested, our vaccines up to date, the checklist is ready .... We share our adventure on our blog!
 
 
Green Cap : march 2019

Moscou-Vladivostok by Transsibérien : april 2019

 
First trip without our faithful companion, Woki, our Toyota. Then direction Cabo Verde! On the 10 islands, we visited 4: Sal, Sao Vicente, Santo Antao and Santiago ... including 2 favorites
We traveled this mythical route, crossing Russia from side to side, on 9 288 km from Moscow to Vladivostok: 7 nights and 6 days aboard the Rossiya, the only train that crosses Russia in its entirety.
           
  The other Website of Wokipi
   
       
  Why a blog, when we already have our website?
To discover our adventures in "live" and to be able to communicate with you, more quickly, before and during our next Trip
  The big History of the airships and balloons. The big races of gas balloons since the beginning of the 20th century. Reports, portraits of exceptional characters.   The big History of the kite. Festival reports, portraits of exceptional characters. Our historical dioramas and our creations and activities around the wind.   Passion for travel, culinary discoveries from other countries and flavors from another age, forgotten foods, old recipes. But also the excesses of the food industry, by Patricia, dietician of Wokipi.
               
  Discovery
   
 
Tradition Kite
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More than a beach toys for children, the kite is in many countries a tradition that accompanies everyday life and major events.
 
Discovery balloons
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They fly through the warm air. First experiments flights balloons paper in 1709 to study the solar balloon by NASA ...
What progress!
 
History Aerial photography
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The Earth from Above .... Long before the advent of flying machines, men have succeeded in surprising and wonderful aerial shots of our beautiful planet.
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  Team
   
 
Patrick and Patricia
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That is our couple.. differents but complementary, we are a real team. Our motto: love one another ... is to look together in the same direction.
 
Woki, the Toyota
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It's the youngest on the team! . It joined us in 2009. After his facilities and transformations, it drove us on the tracks of Central Asia and West Africa ... and more!
 
Partners
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Be part of the team by becoming a partner.

Join us and you must be appealed by this project.
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  Experiences
   
 
Kite and Balloon
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Kite flyers since 1991, we created Carnet de Vol in 1998.
We take part in festivals, organize workshops, exhibitions and manifestations air.
 
Travel
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We travel on roads self-sufficient. But one real regret each time leaving places, people lack time ... We have find a solution!
 
Toyota
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True, we are also with our Toyota Land Cruiser. We appreciate their reliability. In 1951, the two birth: the Land Cruiser and Patrick!
A little history on the Toyota.
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  Equipments
   
  Fund this project   Equipments shooting   kites and solar balloon   Computer equipment, navigation and communication
                       
  Practical Information
   
  Administrative
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Employment contract, clearance, tax, banking, passport, visa, National Health Service , insurance, Storage
  Vehicle
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Insurance, customs clearance permit, international driving permit,
  Shipping

Container size, different modes of transport, the main companies, lexicon to find one's way
  Health
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vaccination, diseases, water treatment, medicine kit, health insurance, women's space, travel with baby
                       
  Discover countries and their practical information
   
  Find practical information about 155 countries with their: map, area, population density, flag, capital, currency, time, calling code, information about the plug and socket type, language, alphabet and of course the climate and best time to go there
     
  Our Travel
   
 
 

The preparation of a world tour is already part of the trip. It allows interest in geography, politics, climate, history of the country we will cross.

Itinerary

The routes actually made are always different from the forecast itineraries. They change according to the encounters we make, the opportunities to go to a particular region, while adapting to the climate.

By clicking on the map on the left, you will see the trip to Central Asia in 2011 (red route) and the one in West Africa in 2016 (itinerary in yellow).

 

     
  Wokipi News
   
  News
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In all areas, with new information, links to updates Internet pages
  Reported by the media ..

Newspaper, radio interviews, TV shows ... interested in Wokipi
  Letter from Central Asia

To continue our journey following the news and weather countries visited,