Test run 1

So Kate and I (Matt) have had a weeks holiday and we decided it was time to really put our trust In the Landy and drive it over distance. Won’t lie, after the breakdown on our initial trip we have been a bit dubious over her reliance. We loaded up the walking, camping and kayaking…

How to get there!!

One of the major issues facing the team at the moment is planning how to get from Turkey to Egypt. Originally I imagine driving all the way around the Med was the ideal choice. Interesting history, cultures and less logistical hassle. However there are a few issues with that route currently. 1) Syria is probably…

MPG

Anyone who drives a 4×4 can probably appreciate that they are not economic cars. You cannot make what is essentially a rectangular shed on wheels, economic. it will never be aerodynamic and so the drag will burn fuel. Add to that weight and chunkier tyres and it’s pretty much all down hill. These days some…

Another April, another MOT

Success!!! Our Landy is taxed and most importantly has passed another years MOT with flying colours. A big thank you to Chris at CSK Landrovers for organising the MOT. Not only that, but he has done a fantastic job stripping off the old Shultz underseal and covering the chassis in beautiful dinitrol. By all reports…

Quiet grumblings

The last week or so has all been a bit quiet.  This is by no means due to lack of excitement, interest or developments.  It’s just we are all rather busy with our day to day jobs. Boring I know.  Of course the good news is, that with the change of clocks we have much…

World Water Day 2014

Saturday is World Water Day! Clearly this is an important day to recognise regardless, but as our trip is going to be related to water aid in Africa, it is something we really want to promote. The objectives this year all revolve around the link between water and energy throughout the world. The key messages…

Where every BIT matters…

We are excited to introduce another very kind supporter of the overland trip: #GriffinForensics are a leading data recovery and computer forensics company, they appreciate the challenge of keeping Data safe and backed up. They are providing us with some super fast, rugged, solid state drives to keep our data safe on the road. They are…