Is It Third Time Lucky?

Is It Third Time Lucky?

Hotel California For those of you who know us, or read our ‘The Final Countdown’ post, you will know that we did not make our initial departure date of November 27 to head to California. Nor did we make our second, departure date of December 15. We can...
Selecting The Camper

Selecting The Camper

Choices, choices No great overland adventure is complete without a vehicle. The choices seemed, initially, endless, but it didn’t take long to hone our requirements. Initial research had comfort and convenience battling with minimalism and mobility and that was...
The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

We are now 3 weeks and 2 days from our proposed leaving date for our multi-year; around the world trip and I can?t say the situation we find ourselves in is how I imagined it during the last 18 months of preparation. Sometimes I wonder why we plan and prepare so much,...
Some Grey Sky Thinking

Some Grey Sky Thinking

We’ve reached that point in the planning phase where everything grinds to a halt. Hundreds of semi-made decisions teetering on the brink of realization, sitting unticked on their many lists. At first, everything moves at breakneck speed. Everything is big...
Summon the Unicorn

Summon the Unicorn

A short flight from Kelowna to Vancouver saw me face to face with Mike, a Sales Rep from Barnes Wheaton who’d sorted the truck for us whilst we were in San Diego and had come to pick me up from the airport. The whole transaction was surprisingly painless and I...
Making  Hobson’s Choice

Making Hobson’s Choice

The search for the unicorn entailed daily, and increasingly?desperate, scouring of vehicle websites for ‘the one’. We’d already decided on the kind of truck, for reasons posted elsewhere, but matching the variables proved frustrating. Ram 3500, tick....

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