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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...

October 30, 2018

Having spent 10 days in the UK making sure Angela had everything she needed and attending the forest wedding of Angela’s eldest son Ryan and Alex it was time for me to head back to Almaty and collect Wilson to start the long drive home.

The flight home involved a 22-hou...

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 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...

July 15, 2018

After arriving in Mongolia we spent a few days relaxing and meeting other Overlanders whilst we waited for Gerry and Lee of Celtic Rover.

Once we met up we had 4 days to make the 700 odd miles to Khatgal. 

We planned to take the northern route which has a reputation for...

March 15, 2018

Camping in Cappadocia, Turkey - April 2017 

Our setup for The Big Trip 2017 worked pretty well. It was not perfect but then no one set up ever is. Having Lara the trailer allowed us to set up base camps from where we could explore and see more of the area without the ne...

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...

February 6, 2018

Since coming back both of us have struggled to settle, more so for Dave who struggles to get a full nights sleep.  

This is something that we were unaware would be an issue however since speaking to a number of long trip overlanders we have found this to actua...

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...

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