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  Newsmakers   22 Nov 2016  This Dutch couple drove from Kerala to Holland in a van

This Dutch couple drove from Kerala to Holland in a van

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Nov 22, 2016, 4:57 pm IST
Updated : Nov 22, 2016, 4:57 pm IST

They even got married while on their backpacking trip.

Joerik and Pauline had come to India last year on a backpacking trip. (Photo: Facebook)
 Joerik and Pauline had come to India last year on a backpacking trip. (Photo: Facebook)

A couple from the Netherlands ended up covering a distance of 13,560 km when they chose to drive all the way back to Holland from the South Indian state of Kerala in an ordinary van. Joerik and Pauline had come to India last year on a backpacking trip.

(Photo: Facebook)(Photo: Facebook)

 

While on their journey, Joerik even proposed to Pauline on the banks of the Ganges. They later got married in a simple ceremony in Bali, Indonesia.

(Photo: Facebook)(Photo: Facebook)

After their six-month-long backpacking trip ended, the duo came back to India to relax in an Ashram in Kerala. Over there they came up with the decision to return to Holland via a van. Their Facebook page serves as an interesting account of their experiences and also helped them crowd-fund their travels.

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