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Saturday, February 24, 2018

So Close Yet So Far The Carrizo Plain National Monument

So Close Yet So Far The Carrizo Plain National Monument  Southern California is one of the most populated regions on earth. If you where to drive the Interstate 5 south, you could drive for 5 hours straight and never leave this megapolis. This vast concrete jungle...

Everyday Adventure

“If thou are not versed in the business of adventures, get thee aside and pray.... Whilst I engage these giants in combat” Don Quixote Obviously since you are reading this article, you are interested in adventure. You read about other people’s lives and you yearn...

The Vagabroads FZJ80 Toyota Landcruiser

Before building our Landcruiser I owned a variety of different cars/SUV's.  I just sold my Hybrid Cadillac Escalade in preparation for this trip. This was my 3rd Escalade and being a hybrid, it was the best on gas so far. My first Toyota was a Sequoia,...

Day Trips Why They are Important and Fun.

Just like you, I daydream and oogle over the overland images I see online. I lust over the trip reports I read on the websites and magazines such as Expedition Portal and Rovers North. I see Toyota Land Cruisers in Caracas, Land Rover Defenders...

Earthbound Overland Fj Cruiser

I've owned 2 Jeeps, 6 Toyota's, 2 American trucks while they're all good the personal sweet spot for me is the FJ Cruiser. It has a nice mix of comfort, power, and driving enjoyment is great. Also Ive owned the FJ for nearly 2...

RESCUE, MUD, ADVENTURE

I get a phone call from my parents. “We’re trapped!” Hearing their frantic voices say those words made my stomach drop. Huge mud slides caused by the combination of torrential rains and extended drought trapped many people inside the little town of Frazier Park,...

Campsite Cooking

  As overlanders it’s in our nature to travel. To experience the new, not through some second hand account. We want to witness things first hand. We yearn for those wild places. We all seem to have that epic trip planned each year. These adventures...

Northeastern Adventures

    It started out as a chilly Saturday morning. I grabbed my morning coffee, sat down to watch the news (mainly to check the forecast), and eagerly awaited. I stumbled around the house and garage for a bit, got dressed, got all my gear...