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Tree of Life Rescue Centre

5th November       TREE OF LIFE RESCUE CENTRE We explore further down the coast, driving to the small village of Manzanillo hoping to go snorkelling. When we get there, we find the waters are really choppy and the beach is deserted…

Jaguar Rescue Centre

2nd November A drive down the coast brings us to Puerto Viejo, sandy beaches, palm trees and an endless amount of boutique hotels, cabinas, sodas, restaurants and tourists riding around on bikes.  We stop at a bakery (with slow bad…

Caribbean Costa Rica

CARIBBEAN COSTA RICA The 205km drive to the port city of Puerto Limon takes us around 5 hours on jammed roads, having to continually overtake slow moving trucks and cyclists.  The route takes us via a toll road through Braulio…

Monteverde Cloud Forest

28th October   MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE The towns of Monteverde and Santa Elena sit between two cloud forests which straddle both sides of the Continental Divide.   Warm and humid winds from the Caribbean sweep up the mountain slopes where they…

Costa Rica – Arenal

27th October      ARENAL In the morning, the sight of the looming Volcano Arenal is a majestic one, standing like a huge sentinel overlooking the serene waters of Lake Arenal and pastured green hillsides. The volcano was dormant for hundreds of…

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Honduras to Nicaragua – Guasaule / Somotillo Border Crossing

We found the Honduras to Nicaragua border crossing quite relaxed, exiting Honduras was a breeze and entering Nicaragua was not difficult at all. The local kids gave us a chance to practice our Spanish and kept us entertained while the…

El Salvador to Honduras Border Crossing – El Amatillo

We woke early to cross the border from El Salvador to Honduras and then on to Nicaragua, 2 border crossings in one day! We had read that these borders were a bit of nightmare, with lots of photocopying needed, possible…

Belize to Guatemala Border Crossing

We were expecting the Melchor de Mencos border crossing from Belize to Guatemala to be trouble free. Exiting Belize was easy; we paid the exit fee, had the passports stamped, cancelled the Temporary Import permit and we were off. The…

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Forums, Groups and other information

Overland Sphere                      A huge collection of overlanders blogs

Overland Sphere Forum       Overland Sphere Forum

Overland Sphere Group        Overland Sphere’s Facebook group

Wiki Overland                           A Wiki dedicated to Overlanding

Toyo DIY                                      Toyota Parts Catalogues

Amayama Trading                    Genuine Toyota Parts can be shipped anywhere

Overland Cruisers

Toyota Overland Preparation specialists based in the UK

Overlanders that have inspired us or we have met along the way

Overland-Underwater

The first overlanding blog we came across that inspired the global adventure

No Job Will Travel

Charlie & Nina drive to Asia and back from the UK, they helped us a lot with the logistics of getting around Iran

London to Perth

Overland trip from London in the United Kingdom, through 16 countries and finally back to Perth in Australia.

Motoventurers

James and Emily, just married and embarked on a monster of a honeymoon around the world!!!

Big O Adventures

Jon drove a loop from the UK to Asia and back

Overlandbirds   

Neil & Julie drive from the UK to the tip of Africa and drive the entire length of the Americas

Flightless Kiwis

Emma & Ben set off to travel the length of the Americas.

Nonurbia  

Sarah & Erdem spending six months or more traveling the Americas

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