Road Travel

Road Travel – Where to Go and What to See on your Overland Trips

Camp along Lake Baikal, meet the Mennonites in Paraguay, traverse the Pantanal in Brazil to watch wildlife, drive the Pan-American Highway (why?), visit the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea (but the overlanders’ way), rough camp on high altitude in Chile, cross Peru’s mountain passes, and overland in winter in Siberia.

There is so much to see and do, enjoy the stories and add your favorites to your overland bucket list!

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Overlanding in a Siberian Winter

Only partly prepared we head for the Siberian Winter that starts early October. Driving in snow and on ice became part of the routine.

Overland adventure in South America; driving the Pan-American highway

Why Drive the Pan American Highway?

What’s the lure of the Pan Americana? I asked a number of overlanders what made them drive (parts of) the Pan American Highway that links Alaska with Ushuaia.

The Philippines by Boat

Beach, snorkeling, sunsets, outrigged boats, lazing, reading a book and more while exploring the Philippines by boat.

Overlanding in Venezuela

Overlanding in Venezuela: making new friends and becoming part of Destinos Inteligentes for a weekend.

Venezuela, First Impressions: Los Llanos

Staying with indigenous people, welcomed in a workshop, invited to visit hatos and being part of one of the country’s biggest festivals. Yes, we like Venezuela.

Signboards in Pakistan

Enjoy an impression of Pakistan through road signs, bill boards and other texts found along the way.

Ziplining to Machu Picchu?

To get to Machu Picchu you take the train or hike the Inca trail. Are there other options? Oh yes, a backdoor trail with a stop at Cola de Mono Ziplining.

Peru, a New Landcruising Adventure

Landcruising Adventure in Peru starts at Lake Titicaca, characterized by bucolic scenes, beautiful colonial churches and a Temple of Fertility.

Overland trip in Brazil; meeting locals

Bye Bye Brazil

After 4 extensive visits, totaling some 600 days we are leaving Brazil…

From No-gos to Paradise

Sometimes we’re not in harmony with ourselves, each other, or our surroundings. And then, suddenly, everything changes…

Windshield Views From Asia

Windshield Views from Asia give a peek of landscapes, off-roads, animals, details, and a lot of other things during our overland journey to Vietnam.

Travel overland in French Guiana; smooth asphalt

Back to Europe?

Europe in South America: French Guiana. It has the euro and lots of good wine and cheese. It’s also on a major drug trafficking route – how safe is it?

Overland travel on Chile's altiplano

The Altiplano of North Chile

Cruising the Altiplano of North Chile, which is characterized by llamas, vicuñas, ceremonial villages and colorful landscapes.