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October 6, 2019

It's now almost a year since Dave arrived back in the UK from his long drive home from Almaty and Wilson parked up on our driveway in Scotland.

Angela has continued to recover well after her surgery in Uzbekistan and the doctors here are happy with the treatment Angela...

September 17, 2018

Our plans for enjoying a few days relaxing in the Russian Altai region started off well.

Leaving the border we headed into Russia. Once again the views were stunning and we were in awe of the mountains, forests and rivers. We arrived at a wild camp spot to find a small...

September 17, 2018

The Big Trip 2017 in Numbers

  • Start Date:- 3rd April 2017

  • End Date:- 3rd December 2017

  • Miles travelled:- 23,096 

  • Days on the road:- 244 

  • Months on the road:- 8

  • Countries visited:- 27 #(28) Cyprus, Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus...

September 17, 2018

Back in August 2016 Angela and I wanted to do a longer trip but Cyprus being a relatively small island, 1 or 2 day trips are easily possible but longer trips over consecutive days are a little harder to achieve but we needed to plan a trip to shake down test Wilson's a...

September 17, 2018

Route information for the Namibia 2016 trip is available here and if requested can be forwarded to you if you are interested in planning your own trip.

This trip was set up and arranged by a third party with all bookings completed in advance however it is very eas...

September 13, 2018

Once again we are jumping forwards of where we should be on our blog.

The Russian Altai and Pamir Highway blog will follow but in the last week circumstances have changed affecting the rest of our trip.

Leaving Dushanbe in Tajikistan last Sunday (2nd September) morning w...

August 7, 2018

The Oasis Guest House and Café in Ulaanbaatar is a Mecca for Overlanders and great place to speak with like-minded travellers and get updates on routes and road conditions. There were big trucks, Unimogs, Land Rovers, Land Cruisers all number of different configuration...

February 27, 2018

We had a week in Santa Pola with the Gusto Overland and Lizzybus teams and this was just the tonic we needed to move on from the robbery near Barcelona. The constant enthusiasm and encouragement from all of them certainly put us in a determined mood to get what needed...

December 5, 2017

Here you can see a track of our route to date December 2017.

Currently we are visiting family for Christmas in Scotland and will be taking the opportunity to catch up with the blogs and photo galleries but also do a little touring.

We are excited about some upgrades we a...

November 15, 2017

Having spent so long in Croatia it was bittersweet to be moving on again. We had loved our time but we were itching to get moving and Dave was wanting to get to Nordkapp in the far north of Norway before the colder weather arrived and so it was we headed off.

Going thro...

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