One Lada Niva or Uaz Hunter after another came bumping down the trail, the vehicles packed with people. What was going on? Weren’t we going to a super remote place … Read more
Overland Travel in Uzbekistan
The double-landlocked country of Uzbekistan offers overlanders the opportunity of driving through the desert for days on end. To camp on the soil of what not too long ago was the Aral Sea. To drive not only to the Silk Road jewels in Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva, but to find the remains of settlements, forts, and Buddhist remains far off the beaten path, where few other travelers venture.
Uzbekistan offers the best of the best when it comes to architectural highlights of the Silk Road era, but definitely is a true overland destination and offers some great wild camp destinations.
As the word implies, Central Asia lies in the heart of Asia. The region is surrounded by big countries among which Russia, China, and Iran. Overlanding in Central Asia entails … Read more
After more than a year in the Netherlands due to covid, we are back on the road. Here’s a short update on what we’ve been doing and what we are … Read more