By Bryon Bass, Graeme Bell, Scott Brady, Dan Grec, and Lois Pryce Intro by Dan Grec Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Gear Guide 2019. The very word bribery often strikes fear into the heart of those who have never experienced it. Terrifying images of corrupt military brandishing automatic rifles come to mind,…
Recently, I was sharing a cold beverage and stories with a new adventurer friend in Bavaria. Carsten has travelled the world for decades; he’s a wiry, muscular fellow who speaks with the gravelly voice of a man who has rolled his own cigarettes for 30 years. Carsten complained that gaining weight was a struggle since…
In mid-November 2013, we drove our Land Rover Defender from Arequipa to Cuzco, Peru. Well, that was the plan. At roughly 15,500 meters on the desolate, lifeless altiplano the engine management system beeped a loud warning: we were losing a lot of coolant. After a few minutes spent diagnosing the problem, we replaced the coolant…
How to handle bribes, bravado and other bouts with authority.
Michael Stahl explains why you should take your family on and extended overland journey.
Overlanding with small children. Make the world a classroom.
It looks good, but is it worth it?
On the road for more than a decade, Coen and Karin-Marijke talk about safe travel.
Things have changed quite a bit in the Overland world since…
The 2009 edition was held at the Yavapai Fairgrounds in Prescott Valley
A couple of weeks ago I headed up to the Mormon Emigrant Trail in the Sierra Nevada to get into the snow and practice our recovery techniques. We were doing recoveries soon enough, however.
Here are some tricks I have learned over the years to make traveling a little bit more enjoyable.
Besides the classes, the best part was meeting so many great people.
There is still time to register for the last Overland Rally of the year being held in Hollister, California – where it all began one year ago.
Kristina Hall walks us through the essentials of patient assessment
While we may not be super heroes,
we do have a wealth of resources and knowledge we can use abroad to help others.