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The Darien Gap: A Tale of Two Ports

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Shipping Across the Darien Gap When we started planning on driving the Pan-Am Highway, shipping across the Darien Gap was the most daunting obstacle.  Now that we have made it through the gauntlet, I wanted to share our experience and understanding…

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…

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: US Border…

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…

Voukefalas Dubai to India Cargo

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I have listed some information about our cargo from Dubai to India. At this point we are not sure about Pakistan and we must have more than one option.The company we would use is Sadikally Esoofally & Co. (Estd.1938) International…

A Step Closer

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Quick update.. Confirmation from Maersk Shipping today, the ship departs the 25th of March and we will be loading the Patrol a week prior! 22 days in transit to Vladivostok, much faster that we were expecting, it’s all very exciting.…

The Race Home for Christmas

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Day: 255 KLMS: 40,539 With the Africa leg of our journey completed, it was now a race against time to fulfil our promise of being home by Christmas. We had decided that the best route home would be to catch…

The Great Shipping Debacle (part 2)

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After an hour and a half flight, we stepped off the airplane into Rafael Núñez International Airport in Cartagena, Colombia.  This was the first time since we started this trip that we had crossed a border without driving through it. …

Shipping from Israel to Greece

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Coming up the east coast of Africa there are at the moment very limited options for finding your way to Europe without container shipping. The ferry that used to run from Egypt has been canceled, and the other routes from…

En Route

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Below: Our Defender loaded into its container in preparation for its four-week journey to port and across the rolling seas. It is travelling on the MSC Janine, a rather prosaically named cargo ship from Panama. There is a website on…

It’s time!

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Day 80. So here we are, are last night at Gibela’s in Durban – a little backpackers that has become home over the last 2 weeks, but tomorrow we are heading off in Africa to begin our long drive home.…

Fiesta adventures in Zululand

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Day 78 1,500 Fiesta Klms Just back from our mini adventure – wow, driving in Africa is definitely not for the faint-hearted! Driving out of Durban was like being in Gran Turismo, everyone drives so fast and if you can’t…

Shipping Colombia to Panama

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As promised and as I’ve been hounded by the South Africans…..hehe.Shipping agent in Colombia, Cartagena. They don’t speak ANY English at all so expect a strange experience. If you go to the office expect to be there a while. Take…

Kylie leaves Australia

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Day 48: KLMS Travelled – 11,932 In just under 50days we’ve driven nearly 12,000km!! The journey so far has taken us across the breadth and length of Australia in what has been an incredible ‘warm up’ for our next leg…

Brodie is back!

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Brodie is back! After a long wait we received confirmation from our contact Keith that the vessel had docked, the container had been unloaded, and that it was now waiting for us at the SA Container Depot. Arrangements had been…

Colombia, Here We Come!

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Our travels this week (we flew) Gingers route across the stormy Southern seas! We can’t believe we are here in Colombia and about to be reunited with our beloved van!!! It’s been a bit of a challenge but we are…

“We are sailing…”

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Two very important points: 1) Africa changes quickly; 2) It isn’t about what you know, it is who you know… We were in Tambacounda in Senegal when the French decided to intervene in Mali, and we were at the campsite…

Home James, & don’t spare the horses

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Location: 33° 33′ 25″ S, 115° 01′ 50″ E (Cape Naturaliste, Western Australia) Distance from Sydney: 3,351 km Here’s a free tip for all those planning to ship your car to Australia by container: Don’t. Ship it to the moon…