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Overlanding in the Rain

We woke up to some nasty, rainy weather – the kind that won’t seem to stop all day. And it didn’t. Quite a bad day not to be on the move. I prefer driving in…

The Buzludzha Monument

While heading for the Turkish border in southeast Bulgaria, I realized that we actually made quite good progress. Our only deadline during the trip is August 27th, when we enter China and meet up with the…

Singapore, Here We Come

I don’t really know where to start. We’ve started our biggest overland trip yet. It’s now day 4 and there’s a lot to report on. The last few days before our departure were extremely hectic. Getting our…

Moroccon Alps

February 10, 2018  Our guest house was on the top of the hill in Imlil, which meant we’d had to climb up a slippery, muddy, donkey poo-covered trail at 1am the previous night with our…

Driving East To Mhamid

February 7, 2018  One of the main reasons for the long drives we did during these few days is that we’d planned to see too many places in too short a time in Morocco. The…

Tafraoute – The Oil Change

February 6, 2018  Although I was complaining about the long drives in my previous post, I didn’t actually know what was coming in the week that followed.  Before that though, we had a very relaxing…

Our Plans For The Rest Of 2018

May 13, 2018  While we’re still trying to catch up on our notes from our African adventure during January and February, it’s time to also start talking about our future plans.We’re about to embark on…

A Day Off

February 4, 2018  We woke up relaxed, as we didn’t have to wake up to an annoying alarm screaming from our phones for a change.  The plan was to hang around Dakhla, really just relax…

Traxxas TRX-4 Review

Our featured image is actually a real, live-size version of a nicely built Land Rover Defender 110. When we came across the Traxxas TRX-4 and its features, we couldn’t find words to describe our amazement….

Operation Desert Storm

February 3, 2018  The Sahara Desert at sunrise is truly spectacular. The colors you encounter and the shadows of the sand dunes make it look like a scene from a movie.We had an awesome drive……

Heading Back to Mauritania

February 2, 2018  We were quite glad to be driving with Mate and Aliz on our way to, and the next day through, Mauritania. Our goal for the day was Nouakchott, 350 miles and a…

Dakar and North Korea

February 1, 2018  You wouldn’t think Dakar has anything to do with North Korea. However, one of Dakar’s main attractions is a massive, hideous statue that’s supposed to be a symbol of the African Renaissance….

The Finish Line

January 28, 2018  The finish line of the rally was in Serrekunda, right next to the capital city of Banjul. It’s a beach town, so hotels and restaurants have sprung up near the main road…