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May 23, 2018

The Iberian Peninsula is blessed with a magnificent and diverse array of landscapes and terrains; from deserts in both the north and south, to towering and imposing mountain ranges, endless forests, parched plains, lush green valleys and long golden beaches.  If the la...

April 11, 2018

There are numerous ways to plan an overland trip using GPS, waypoints and tracks etc. but in my experience I have found the entire process to be frustrating, laborious and generally a complete waste of time.  The reason for this is entirely down to me as I've never rea...

March 14, 2018

The Australians don't make good Lager, but what they do make, is excellent outdoor equipment.  The Oztent is an easily recognisable brand; their good quality canvas and their sturdy frames are not only extremely clever, but immensely practical for overlanding.  We use...

March 5, 2018

When it comes to trip planning, there are a few options available to us in print format.  Probably the most popular are the 'Vibraction' road books; a series of good routes through France, Spain, Portugal, Balkans etc.  Vibraction is a French company and their road boo...

February 26, 2018

If, like us, you have no friends with 4x4's, or no friends at all, and you're not keen on spending the money to go on an organised tour, you have two choices; you don't go, or you go it alone. 

Once you've decided to go solo, you'll find that the question of 'recovery'...

February 1, 2018

Morocco; often described as the nearest far away place, is perhaps one of the most interesting (and challenging) places to visit within easy distance of mainland Europe.  This North African country is famous for it's culture, ancient cities, sand dunes and the Atlas an...

January 28, 2018

Having a week or so off for Christmas we decided to spend the festive period 'up north'.  The lack of open campsites meant we would be wild camping (or free camping, informal camping whatever you want to call it) so we decided that the best set-up would be our normal s...

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