South America

Overland Travel in South America

With 13 countries connected through dozens of borders that require no difficult or expensive nor extensive paperwork for your overland vehicle, overland travel in South America is attractive.

Drive across the vast plains of Patagonia, watch wildlife along Argentina’s shore and hike in Chile’s marvelous Andean Mountains. Take a road trip to the lesser visited Paraguay and Uruguay.

Take your overland vehicle across the Andean Mountains of Bolivia, Peru, EcuadorColombia, and Venezuela, following the much-traveled Pan-American Highway.

The (north)eastern side of South America calls for overland adventure at its best: the beaches and Amazon Rainforest in Brazil, and the tucked-away but fascinating and beautiful countries of French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana along South America’s northern shore.

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…

Overland off road; a car rally in Suriname

Challenges of a Car Rally in Suriname

The 18-hour SOL Adventure Rally and the 4-day Savanna Rally focus on the savanna of Suriname. We joined the dozens of teams and conquered our own challenges.

Hashing in Suriname (and the World)

The Hash House Harriers is a running club that exists worldwide. We are introduced to hashing in Suriname, and learn there’s much more to it than running.

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 trip: a robbery in Brazil

Robbed in Brazil

After years of peaceful travel we encountered the other side of coin: we were robbed.

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.