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  1. Making an experienced lady look brand new…

    We are lucky here – we have a team of dedicated drivers who care for their trucks like they are their best friend. Overseen by Mark, our Fleet and Operations Director, the trucks purr away and carry our happy travellers on adventures of a lifetime.

    August 21, 2014

    Posted in Africa, All Blogs.

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  2. ‘Up North’ in South America – Rio to Quito via Manaus

    Our Trans South America crew of 2013/2014, Scott & Leslie, have kindly written a brief blog of some of the highlights on our Rio to Quito

    August 13, 2014

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  3. Thank you and Bon Voyage to Oasis Crew Scott and Leslie

    After two and a half years on the road in South America Scott and Leslie are hanging up their truck keys

    August 5, 2014

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  4. Oasis Overland Open Day – 13th September 2014

    Have you been on an Oasis Overland trip and always wondered where we are based? Are you interested in finding out more about one of our trips, or do you live in the area and are curious about what goes on at Oasis? Well now is your chance to find out! Come and join us between 11am – 3pm on the 13th September 2014

    July 30, 2014

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  5. Getting our hands dirty…

    Trucks, our drivers love them, our travellers love them and we love them. It is not uncommon for our travellers to see their driver ‘tinkering’ on the truck at the end of the day. Whether its checking tyre pressures, greasing various parts of the tuck or running routine checks, they keep busy.

    July 23, 2014

    Posted in All Blogs, UK News.

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  6. Work Experience at Oasis Overland

    Last week David left school for a week to join the Oasis HQ team and gain some work experience in the world of overlanding and adventure travel. We set him a challenge to write a blog and here it is!

    July 16, 2014

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  7. Zimbabwe – by Oasis driver Pete (part 2)

    Part 2 of Oasis Overland’s driver Pete talking about his travels through Zimbabwe, and the places he visited.

    July 9, 2014

    Posted in Africa, All Blogs.

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  8. Who is overlanding through Iran this year?

    As Iran becomes more accessible, our advice is to get in quickly and explore this special place sooner rather than later!

    July 2, 2014

    Posted in Central Asia.

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  9. World Heritage List reaches 1000 sites with inscription of Okavango Delta in Botswana

    We are delighted to hear that Botswana’s Okavango Delta has very recently become the 1000th site inscribed on the World Heritage List.

    June 30, 2014

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  10. Zimbabwe – by Oasis driver Pete (part 1)

    Oasis Overland’s driver Pete talks about his travels through Zimbabwe, and the places he visited.

    June 27, 2014

    Posted in Africa, All Blogs.

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  11. The Oasis Overland Team ‘Behind the Scenes’

      Do you ever have those moments where you are dealing with someone via email or over the phone and you start to form an image in your head of what they look like? I do this all the time, which lead me to thinking that I can’t possibly be the only one… We occasionally […]

    June 23, 2014

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  12. Twenty Four Hours in Rio

    Starting your South America trip in a city like Rio can be a little intimidating, but after 24 hours I was feeling right at home and loving it!

    June 17, 2014

    Posted in All Blogs, South America.

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  13. Looking for a Summer Holiday With the Kids With A Difference?

    If you’re still undecided about your summer holiday plans and are looking for something a bit different this year how about a family adventure to Morocco? Our 9 and 12 day Morocco family trips will inspire the explorer in you.

    June 10, 2014

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  14. Books to read before your Africa overland trip

    Oasis Overland driver Dave suggests some classic reads to dive into before you head out on your Africa trip

    May 19, 2014

    Posted in Africa, All Blogs.

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  15. Oasis crew take 77 children out on a Day Trip!

    Last week Oasis Overland used 4 of our expedition vehicles to take out 77 children and 11 staff from the Harare Children’s Home we support.

    May 15, 2014

    Posted in All Blogs.

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  16. Lake Bunyonyi Community School – by tour leader Joe Kennedy

    Oasis Overlands’ tour leader Joe talks about Lake Bunyonyi Community School in Uganda, and a how a chance meeting with two crew members back in 2007 has lead to a successful and expanding community project.

    May 13, 2014

    Posted in Africa, All Blogs.

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  17. Kids Week 2014

    This Friday, 9th May, four of our Oasis trucks will be undertaking a slightly different type of overland adventure taking 80 children from a Zimbabwean Children’s Home out for a day of fun!

    May 5, 2014

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  18. Half price gorilla permits for May & November trips!

    Trek with gorillas in the wild for just £270 on our May & November trips!!

    March 28, 2014

    Posted in Africa, All Blogs.

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  19. Oasis Comedy Night Raises £900 for Charities

    Our office staff recently organised another successful charity comedy night, their 14th one, and raised just over £900 to be shared between the Sudanese Community Development Project in Cairo and a Women’s Refuge, local to our UK office. This brings our running total, of money raised now to £14,000.

    March 25, 2014

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  20. Oasis Photo Competition Winners Announced!

    Check out the winning Oasis Overland photos from our February competition!

    March 19, 2014

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  21. Office staff organise their 14th Charity Comedy Night

    So far these shows have raised over £13,100 for local and overseas good causes and our next event is coming up soon on Saturday,15th March. If you’re in the Dorset area why not come along and support our fundraising efforts.

    March 4, 2014

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  22. TNT Travel Show

    Thank you to all of you that came to see us at the TNT Travel Show this weekend.

    March 3, 2014

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  23. Its NOT a Holiday! The A – Z Guide to Group Travel

    Some of you may be familiar with Andy who drove our Istanbul to Beijing overland expedition in 2012. He and tour leader-extraordinaire Kirsty, have written a book – Its NOT a Holiday! The A-Z Guide to Group Travel – based on their years of experience working on the road.

    February 26, 2014

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  24. Come and see us at the TNT Travel Show on 1st March

    If you can get to London this weekend why not come and see us at the TNT Travel Show this Saturday, 1st March. We will have some fantastic TNT Show-exclusive discounts available on the day.

    February 25, 2014

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  25. Visiting Machu Picchu- How to get there!?

    If you have ever thought about visiting the incredible site of Machu Picchu in your future travels and want to go there via the well-known ‘Classic’ Inca Trail, here is our advice based on what is happening so far in 2014.

    February 17, 2014

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