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One of the first questions many people ask when talking about my adventures is “Why are you doing this?” or “What is the purpose?”. I never seem to have a great answer lined up… if you’ve never had the urge to do what I do, then I don’t know how to describe the compulsion I have to explore. It’s something I can’t explain. Is it nature or nurture that makes one’s appetite for seeing… Read More

Opening line to the Overlanders Handbook… “The decision to undertake a long overland journey in a vehicle can germinate from a moment’s inspiration, a decision to take on ‘The Big Trip’ after a successful series of lesser journeys, or just the plain old desire to cut loose from the regimented lives many of us lead, and have a big adventure.” My decision was made on the top of Kilimanjaro in 2008…  why the… Read More