Please complete this form to send us an email. To show that we aren't the only crazy ones we also enclose details of other brave/mad souls we have met travelling the world in their own vehicles. Contact details below.
The following are overlanders whom we have either met or heard of on our travels and whose sites/contacts might be of interest.
Appropriately at the top. We've met some pretty amazing people on our trip but these guys are standouts! Candelaria and Herman Zapp have been travelling for over 12 years in a vintage 1928 American Rolls Royce. Their 4 kids (oldest 9, youngest 3 years ) were all born on the trip..The youngest Wallaby was (of course!) born down under at Newport Beach near our house amazingly enough! Their book "Spark your dream" is available via Amazon. Incredible!
Liesbeth & Micko form Rottnest WA who drove their trusty landcruiser from WA to the Netherlands in 2009/10, & they're already planning their next trip the same destinations but via Pakistan & Iran this time.
Robert on a Honda 750 motorbike
Fritz and Arthur driving a '79 Mercedes campervan from Austria to Asia. Contactable via email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Wolfgang, Verena (& Apollo the BIG dog!) travelling from Austria by a Unimog truck, via Iran and Pakistan, returning via China.
Jeff & Juliet http://www.bearoundtheworld.be Travelling by Mazda -Camper
Roy & Michelle http://www.mundoporterra.com.br Travelling by Landrover -Camper
Canada (French) and France:
Elisa and Jac in a Toyota landcruiser http://www.touthorizon.com
The French seem to really keep it in the family! In Nepal we met a couple with 4 kids who've been "on the road" 3 years!
http://www.bufardtourdumonde.fr (an amazing family travelling with 3 kids and a dog!)
Jean-Luc & Nathalie & Nicolos, Cylia, & Mattieu
Marc and Mathias travelling in their VW Transporter from Germany to Australia.
Carina, Michael & Roxy
Heinz Stucke - an amazing man who has been overlanding by push bike for the last 40 years and is in the Guiness Book of Records as the world's most travelled person!!
Tony who left Germany in 2002 when he was 75 is at 84 this year the oldest overlander travelling in his own vehicle (a Mercedes transport van - 700,000 km covered so far ) who we met in Malaysia - see our previous site. Sadly we lost his details when our laptop was stolen in Thailand. We'd love to get in touch with him so if anyone who reads this has met him please send us his details. He receives email via his brother in Munich.
Kari & Walter email@example.com 911 Mercedes truck
Thomas & Christin firstname.lastname@example.org Volkswagon camper
We met Zita & Arpi in Pakistan, a young couple from Hungary spending their honeymoon cycling around the world. Please see their site www.cyclingthe360.com
We were very excited to hear of our first Indian overlanders! Justin and Ashlesha are doctors who raised money for UNICEF driving their Porsch 911 from the UK to India.
Helen & Nick driving from Ireland to Australia by motorbike.
We met Ko Nagai and Hideki Yamamoto from Japan in Lahore. They are driving a 1968 Datsun from London to Japan.
Adnan Osman a retired teacher from Malaysia aged 70 years is cycling the 20,000km from Kuala Lumpur to London to attend the 2012 Olympics, raising money for Malaysian Aids charities. We met Adnan in Pakistan and he was a total inspiration! http://oadnanxtreme.blogspot.com
Leon and Claire from Holland travelling in their landrover.
Mike http://www.lostinasia.net BMW Motorbike
Roman is travelling from Switzerland in a 75 series Toyota Landcruiser. He came via Pakistan & Iran and plans to leave via China.
Mark & Anita on a BMW Bike driving to India http://www.bcprod.ch
Ulla & Kari http://www.friieda.ch Mercedes camper
Fran & Fabian Drove a Toyota bus from Switzerland to South America contact on email@example.com
Amazingly this guy actually made it through Myanmar!!!! This s allegedly impossible but he did it. How???? $$$$$$ would be my guess but who knows!!!!
Penny Shepherd her husband Brian and their 3 dalmations set of from the UK in 2007. When they hit Cochi India and were unable to find a vet they set up their voluntary animal centre which has been doing great work to date. Sadly Brian passed away last year. Please see Penny's site below for details of the great work she's doing. She's always keen to add to her team of volunteers - no experience needed just a love of animals.
Kathy & Bernard http://www.worldtour.org.uk` - Amazingly Kathy is registered blind!! Her & Bernard are travelling by BMW Motorbike
Tim Hobin firstname.lastname@example.org & Facebook
Charlie & Nina
Rose & Dave and their truck Nessie:
Tim from England is cycling around the world from the UK to Sri Lanka and back. See his site: http://bicycleadventure.co.uk
At the other end of the scale from us paupers check out this top end adventure:
Commercial Overlanders & other useful sites:
Odyssey (Pete & Tim) Drive UK to Australia and South Africa http://www.odysseyoverland.co.uk
BOA Overland Ben drives all over India/Nepal & Bangladesh http://www.boa-overland.com
Dragaman - drive from Europe to Australia http://www.dragoman.com
Toyota spares parts:
http://www.nepalworkshop.com Irwin & Dilip