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July 23, 2014

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

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Work Experience at Oasis Overland

July 16, 2014

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! (Read more)

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Latest from Angola: bush camps, boggings, and language barriers.

Angola: bush camps, boggings, and language barriers.

Jessica Monk

July 23, 2014

Our Angolan visas took us 11 days to get our hands on. 11 seemingly endless days of back and forth from the campsite to the embassy, phone calls, emails, begging, pleading, and silent sit-in protests on the embassy couches before they finally agreed to let us in the country. There was a collective s...

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Latest from Today we head into the wilds of Russia’s Altai Mountains

Today we head into the wilds of Russia’s Altai Mountains

Leggy Peggy

July 23, 2014

I spent almost four hours last night—sitting directly under the router—trying to post one blog entry. Geez, I hate it when the internet connection shows that there’s a good signal, but that two photos take two hours to load, and then the next batch never loads at all. :( Frustrating in the ext...

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Latest from New York, New York

New York, New York

Emily Holland

January 24, 2014

This will be the final entry in my series on my Round the World trip April-June 2013. I stayed at the Q4 hotel/hostel in Queen’s Plaza, which was right opposite the subway and so it was really conveniently located for getting everywhere I needed to go. It had great facilities, including a larg...

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Latest from Annual Indian Pow Wow — West Knoyle, United Kingdom

Annual Indian Pow Wow — West Knoyle, United Kingdom

Derrick Brown

July 13, 2014

Annual Indian Pow Wow - West Knoyle, United Kingdom West Knoyle, United KingdomAnne had the weekend off, so we decided we would revisit the Bison Farm They had a Pow Wow weekend There was a 20% chance of rain Saturday and a 50% of rain Sunday It was a bit of a no 'br...

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Latest from Galapagos - Isabela

Galapagos - Isabela

Helen McAvoy

October 6, 2013

The beers for the journey seemed like a good idea...what a mistake. Bumpy doesn't even come close, it was like a 1 hour roller-coaster ride, which in the beginning was hilarious, but with beer in your belly the comedy doesn't be long waring off! We headed towards Caleta Iguana, the coolest little ho...

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Latest from Final Comments — Fareham, United Kingdom

Final Comments — Fareham, United Kingdom

Sarah Jones

February 13, 2014

Final Comments - Fareham, United Kingdom Fareham, United KingdomSo that's it, my trip is done and dusted and what an experience it was. Since i've been home i've been asked how it compares to my East Coast African trip and all I can say is that they are two completely d...

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Latest from Today we head into the wilds of Russia’s Altai Mountains

Today we head into the wilds of Russia’s Altai Mountains

Peggy & John

July 23, 2014

I spent almost four hours last night—sitting directly under the router—trying to post one blog entry. Geez, I hate it when the internet connection shows that there’s a good signal, but that two photos take two hours to load, and then the next batch never loads at all. :( Frustrating in the ext...

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Latest from Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Hannah Wayte

April 9, 2014

This article was first published on Times of Malta on 31st March 2013. Spread out across the table before me is an enviable feast in a display of colour any artist would be proud of. The aromas of freshly baked bread, heavily spiced couscous and a steaming hot tagine as its lid is taken off fight ...

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Latest from Snake Park

Snake Park

Sammy Mc

November 25, 2013

5/05/2012Today is the first day of the new leg of the trip, and four new people have joined us: Calum (Brit), Clare (Kiwi), Charity (Saffa) and Daniel (American). Calum seems to be off to a good start already - they had their pre-departure talk at 8am this morning, and I got Calum out of bed at 7.57...

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Latest from Things that remind me of Beijing

Things that remind me of Beijing

Lisa V

September 22, 2013

Hocking up gobs of spit and spitting onto the pavementFace masksBuick cars, Hyundai Elantra taxisSmog/pollutionPressure to buyBusy but organised/orderlyPeople wanting to get photos with meNo Facebook!RickshawsDumplingsTea JadeStreet sweepersHuge tour groups with tour leader holding flag and tou...

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Latest from Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bunny & Martin

November 30, -0001

Ahhh Thailand theres this smell as you step off the plane in Thailand its not a good smell or a bad smell its just Thailand I love it Its heat spices pollution a foreign country holidays all combined in one. Weve been to this charming South East Asian country a dozen plus times now to various place...

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Latest from Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Michael Bisson

November 30, -0001

Ahhh Thailand theres this smell as you step off the plane in Thailand its not a good smell or a bad smell its just Thailand I love it Its heat spices pollution a foreign country holidays all combined in one. Weve been to this charming South East Asian country a dozen plus times now to various place...

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March 11, 2014

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Latest from There and Back Again

There and Back Again

Matthew Maher & Jen Hurd

December 13, 2011

Perito Merino Glacier - El CalafateWe were happy to have a few days to relax in Ushuaia and some time off driving.  Ushuaia is characterised by bad weather and cloudy skies - however it would typically only rain for a couple of hours a day and the rain was never heavy.  So while we were th...

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Latest from Naar huis...........

Naar huis...........

Esmeralda van Stee

June 30, 2010

Hallo allemaal!!Op het moment zit ik in een internet café in Kaapstad met gemengde gevoelens...Aan de ene kant ben ik blij, want ik vlieg morgen naar huis, waar mijn familie en vrienden en mijn eigen vertrouwde huisje op me wachten. Aan de andere kant verdrietig, omdat er een eind komt aan mi...

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Latest from Completion in Cairo!

Completion in Cairo!

Kelvin & Ania

August 16, 2009

The end of our Africa Travels are almost complete. We have successfully arrived in Cairo, and despite all Africa could throw at us we have succeeded to arrive on time having completed the entire route overland!!! It’s been a wild ride, and we have many Fantastic Memories to bore you all with w...

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