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Essential Beach Camping Gear

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We spent about 8 months traveling through Mexico and Central America.  We love beaches, and a large portion of our time was spent camping on beaches.  What was the beach camping gear we loved to have and what would we…

The long road home

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It’s only been four years since I lived in Arusha, but driving back through the horrendous traffic that quickly gives way to donkeys and stray dogs as we passed through the slums to reach foodwatershelter, it felt like a decade.…

You Tube Videos

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Hello All!  Just a quick update from the beautiful city of Prague, there is another post on it’s way shortly but in the meantime…. We have loaded a couple more YouTube videos – a quick one of Charyn Canyon in…

Fixes and upgrades. 1.

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Factory Roof Rack fail. It was about six the morning of the third night in our roof top tent when we heard the first loud pop, which was followed about 15 minutes later by second loud pop but this time…

Picking a Truck for our XPCamper

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Once you’ve decided on a truck camper, rooftop tent, or just a normal tent, the next step is to go out and pick a vehicle.  This was a pretty daunting task for us as we knew nothing about trucks.  I…

Budget: Mexico & Central America

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Budget: Panama

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TRIP 3 – Preparation

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Trip 3: Preparation Well, here we go again… preparing the next trip ! Actually I am very late with the preparation and with the post as well… in fact I will leave tonight from Paris to go back to Harare…

Budget: Costa Rica

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Underway…

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My container with my car is finally underway to Curaçao. The ship that initially had to transport my container was sold and did not leave the harbor of Colon, Panama so it took at least a week extra. The other…

Voukefalas,Our Honda HR-V

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The countdown is on and we only have 15 days left before we get back on the road.Days of calm back here in Mykonos specially after we shorted out Rochelle Visa Issues .I have decided to dedicate this post to…

Entering Mexico with your foreign vehicle

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Guide to entering Mexico with your foreign vehicle Summary of process Buy Mexican Insurance Purchase Tourist Card Obtain Temporary Import Approval (if Required) *A carnet is not required to enter Mexico   Mexico Insurance There are many insurance companies online…

Temporarily importing and driving your foreign vehicle in the USA

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Guide to temporarily importing and driving your foreign vehicle in the USA  *Please note this guide relates to foreign vehicles shipped into the USA Summary of process: Obtain EPA approval prior to Shipping Complete all documentation and forms The rules:…

Project II: Install a Roof Top Tent (RTT)

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Roof rack… check. Roof top tent… check. …that’s everything, time to put them together! We had seen CVT’s (Cascadia Vehicle Tents ) tent display previously at the Overland Expo in Arizona and had decided on this brand for a couple…

Budget: Nicaragua

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Project III: Install a power inverter

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At this stage, the number appliances requiring charging in our technological arsenal has become somewhat of an issue. So rather than visiting coffee shops and public libraries carrying arm loads of laptops, phones and camera chargers—we decided a power inverter…

Cartagena – car shipping

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This morning I concluded with the very professional shipping agency; Enlace Caribe, the shipment of my car, back to Bonaire. Señor Luis Ernesto la Rota and his partner Sonia had the process down to a very effective one week loading…

Budget: Honduras

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Overland Expo 2014

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The main reason we stopped for 10 days in Arizona was so that we could drive up to Flagstaff to attend Overland Expo 2014. For those who haven’t heard of Overland Expo (we hadn’t until we started planning this trip).…

Introducing our new ride

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Brodie is back in the UK. We are in the UAE. So what is happening with Kapp2Cape now? We continue exploring, of course! All good explorers must have a trusted vehicle to take them where they would like to go…

Find Other Overlanders

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Voukefalas Tool Kit

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I have always had in mind that a tool kit is useful to carry.Most important though in our case is to carry tools that you actually know how to use them. In my case my kit is minimal and is…