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Overlanding in Europe

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I think that most “overlanders” in Europe haven’t heard of the term,  so I’ll just have to keep using the words overlander and overlanding,  and defining them until people get used to it.  For those of you reading that are…
On a recent trip to Holland we parked almongst the other motorhomes at Keukenhof Gardens, and realised that we might be the black sheep of the European Motorhomes.Our Blac doesn't look like other European Motorhomes! (Keukenhof Gardens).

Standing out from the crowd

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On a recent trip to Holland we parked almongst the other motorhomes at Keukenhof Gardens, and realised that we might be the black sheep of the European Motorhomes.Our Blac doesn’t look like other European Motorhomes! (Keukenhof Gardens).…

Home is where the heart is

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For a wedding present we were given an decorative item… white painted heart to put on the wall, the words on it: “Home is where the heart is.” When I opened the wrapping I thought “what will we do with…

A blog about overlanding

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I haven’t been blogging much lately. That’s because I never intended for this to be a blog about my life, but for it to be a blog about overlanding and travel. So, as we found ourselves in Belgium for the…
Often people think that this 'overlanding lifestyle' is really special. But (although it's fantastic) it's not that special, there are plenty of other people driving long term around the world, or a section of the world, in a motorhome or on motorbikes...

Not the only overlanders

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Often people think that this ‘overlanding lifestyle’ is really special. But (although it’s fantastic) it’s not that special, there are plenty of other people driving long term around the world, or a section of the world, in a motorhome or…

No surgery required!

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A couple of weeks ago I posted that I had been told that I’d need surgery to repair my knee. Well, yesterday I finally met with the specialist and said he believes that it is better not to operate and…

Surgery required

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Good news and Bad news….We are very happy that we flew back to Belgium to get my knee diagnosed. It turns out that it is serious and needs to be operated on. But, it’s a relief that it should be able…
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Let there be LED light!

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After spending the best part of two months in Alaska and Canada we were used to having plenty of daylight as we setup camp and prepared the evening meals. Unfortunately, as we headed further south, the nights got darker and…
We have left Venezuela, so it's now probably safe to summarise how I felt about overlanding in Venezuela.To be honest, I was a bit nervous about travelling in Venezuela. I skipped it as a backpacker in 2010, but travelling as we had done across the Guy...

Overlanding in Venezuela

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We have left Venezuela, so it’s now probably safe to summarise how I felt about overlanding in Venezuela.To be honest, I was a bit nervous about travelling in Venezuela. I skipped it as a backpacker in 2010, but travelling as…

Resting a while in Venezuela

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Since my last post, about overlanding in Venezuela’s Gran Sabana, Hendrik and I haven’t done much travelling. The reason is that I’ve got a bad knee and have hardly been able to walk. A couple of days before we left…

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