Iceland Odyssey

This is our latest montage, which we hope will give you a flavour of the many dynamic landscapes we encountered on our two-and-a-half-month odyssey around Iceland – of all the Nordic countries we visited in the second half of 2019, this was our favourite by quite a margin.

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1 Oct – 11 Dec 2019 – ODing on Iceland’s rough roads: remove dentures, tighten bra straps (Part 2 of 3)

West Iceland I heard on the grapevine that for many, West is best. As the five regions go, it ranked in my top five. Still a relatively hidden pearl by today’s standards, West Iceland stretches from the Botnsa river in the lush serenity of Hvalfjordur to the Gilsfordur fjord. Watersheds and glaciers border it. From […]

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Our brand new 2020 CALENDAR adventure travel range: 4×4 and motorcycle!

A new decade sees our first CALENDAR range for SALE! Grab one now to make a wonderful gift for you or someone special. ORDER here! (Shipping worldwide.) j Products available: 1. FOUR WHEELED NOMAD – 2020 Calendar A beautifully arranged offering from us at Four Wheeled Nomad, a product resulting from overlanding in White Rhino, our Toyota […]

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19-26 Jul 2019 – Norway is guaranteed to lift the roof off your brains: the Bolt, Pulpit Rock and the Troll’s Tongue!

Hike # 1: Kjeragbolten – The Bolt You can’t go to Norway and not yomp the hills, much less pass up on Kjeragbolten. It’d be like going to Mount Rushmore and saying, “Oh, we didn’t bother with the big carved mountainside thing. We just had a look in the gift shop.” Kjeragbolten (also known as […]

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25 Jun-18 Jul 2019 – Norway: It’s easy to be a human doing, not just a human being

The Mega Transect proper Backing out of my mum’s driveway in Dorking was nowhere near the heart-thumping-in-my-throat, tear-jerker as it was on our motorcycles, destined for the Americas in 2014. Sliding back into the reclinable passenger seat – coffee cup holder on my left, Jase on my right – a heartfelt goodbye was exchanged before […]

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Aug 2018 – May 2019 – Hilux build out: Self-sufficiency for weeks at a time and the final mods (Part 3 of 3)

The Mega Transect expedition: build-out continued Water and Gas A 10-gallon (45-litre) water tank (Front Runner Outfitters), a 4.5-gallon (20-litre) water-purifying jerry can (LifeSaver), for when we are unsure about the purity of our water source. Plus 2.85-gallon (3.9-kilogram) gas bottle for our two ring burner.   Refrigeration While our previous means of a fridge […]

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