I have had 2 Landcruisers and six Defenders. I liked them all. But you can drive a Defender off the show room floor and take it un modified the next day on an expedition.
If I am going on a real expedition, then I will take the Defender.
I like your minimalist approach to travel.
Every time I think about going bigger, I come back to keeping things as simple and basic as possible. Less to worry about and much less expense.
Congratulations on living your dream your way.
I checked out your website and map. Looks like a great trip.
The Russia and Asia parts are the areas that I would find most challenging. I don't like cold weather, and I don't think there is any way to avoid the cold!
I look forward to seeing your vehicle modifications and the final route as...
I went to medical school at the University of Louisville, and Kentucky is a pretty state. That being said, I live in Phoenix which has lots of opportunities for off-road adventures within 5 hours travel in all directions. If money was no object, I would live in Southern Utah six months a year...
I look forward to following your trip. When we sailed around the world on our catamaran, we stayed at Raffles Marina in Singapore, and we took the train up to KL. I am thinking about a driving trip, and your itinerary is of interest to me.
Hi Shane, I remember when we met you at your business in Fort Lauderdale and again at your wedding at Overland Expo. We enjoyed meeting you all and following your adventures. I have a 130 Defender in Mooloolaba that I can Import to the USA in four years since it is a 1995 model. I would like to...
I would consider an old F150 pickup with a cover on the bed. Throw the gear in the back of the truck and take off. It would be a disposable truck, cheap to repair and would get the job done. No modifications. No four wheel drive.
I have seen properly driven two wheel drive pick ups...