Tag Archives: overland

Senegal scraps visas

Good news for all of you planning to visit Senegal: they have now decided to scrap the visa requirements for tourists. This is especially good news for all overlanders, as it removes the uncertainty around how to obtain a biometric … Continue reading

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Our bestseller awaits you!

      How exciting! During the first week of publication our ebook – For the love of Africa, an overland adventure – was the number 1 Best Seller in African Travel on Amazon UK. We are bouncing, you can … Continue reading

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It’s here, the book is here!

It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet … Continue reading

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Book publication date: 25 January 2015

Just a quick note to say we have set a publication date of 25th January 2015. We hope you are looking forward to the book as much as we are looking forward to sharing it with you. Remember, this is … Continue reading

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Northern Emirates exploration

The quiet wadi we thought we had found was surprisingly busy. Local cars shuttled between the main road and the settlement near us – we waved good naturedly as the cars flowed in either direction. In the the morning, the … Continue reading

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On my own … part 1

After many months of dithering about what to do with the vehicle, it seemed that returning the vehicle to the UK was the best alternative. As Viking Explorer had already returned to corporate life, the task was left to me … Continue reading

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Into the studio

Each journal update, I start off by asking Viking Explorer what we have accomplished during the previous week. ?We scratch our heads, and try and remember what happened from Monday – which by Sunday evening doesn’t even feel like the … Continue reading

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We are getting so exciting for our trip!  It isn’t that long to go, and rather than feeling panicked, we are excited about heading off.  We are so focussed on making our way through the to do list – but … Continue reading

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This week we really made a breakthrough in our preparations! It felt like a huge leap forward that puts us back on track for our departure date. First up, we sold the spare bed – the final piece of furniture … Continue reading

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