This truck, and its square-jawed, 1980s brethren represent my favorite iteration of the Unimog concept.
Overlanders are a unique bunch of people. They want it all, especially when they’re our traveling for extended periods of time with a partner….
These extraordinarily capable trucks were built in the 1970s for the Swiss military by the Austrian manufacturer
Steyr-Puch (who, coincidentally, also build the G-wagen for Mercedes-Benz).
We met online when I was in college, about 12 years ago. At the time I was looking for a partner to join me on winter snowboard trips.
6000 miles, five weeks, 10 states, and one province
Given the number of hours we spent on the road on some days, the Kakadu ended up being a godsend.
Another great couple is about to hit the road! Brad and Sheena have just quit their jobs and are embarking on a round-the-world trip in their VW Volkswagen. We are not sure yet if their biggest challenge will be the multiple border crossings, or maintenaining a 1984 Westfalia across multiple continents! But in any case…
Phase 3: Guatemala
When we finally crossed into Guatemala, we had to pay a few bucks for some sort of mandatory agricultural spray on the underside of the vehicle.
Phase 2: Southeastern Mexico
… we dropped down to the expansive sea-level marshlands in the state of Tabasco …
Phase 1: Intro; Northern/Central Mexico
Most Americans drool over the legendary Land Rover Defender 110, and especially ones newer than 25 years old, which cannot be legally imported & registered in the United States.
We take a look at one of the baddest campers around
Overview of Trailer Use for Vehicle Dependent Expedition Travel
We take a look at one of the best trailers on the market, the Adventure Trailers Chaser
A 6×6 in operation as a luxurious hunting and expedition vehicle.
The Arizona Land Rover Owners club provided another exceptional event in 2011, hosting over 70 vehicles and hundreds of Land Rover enthusiasts in Gold Canyon. This is one of my favorite events every year because of the level of organization and the fact that I have known many of these characters since 2001! They really are a…
Our plan this time was to drive from Alaska to Argentina, and be on the road for 18-24 months.