More Than Just a Pause

Somehow it has been six months since my last blog post, and an update is well overdue. Writing in mid-May, COVID felt like something that would be "over and done with" within a matter of months, especially in Australia where cases where diminishing fast. As the year went on, our hopes that COVID would just be a minor blip slowly turned into acceptance that we would not be able to complete the trip as originally planned.

Morocco 6.10.18 – 29.10.18 (Part 1)

After the success of the mini-practice runs, and the knowledge that we can survive up to a week of camping without any issues, it was time to step up our game. We persuaded three others to join us. The plan: three weeks exploring Morocco.

A few more practice runs

So in case it isn't obvious, Australia is really far away. This is going to be a pretty big trip. I still haven't entirely realised myself how big this will be. Whilst nothing can really prepare anyone for spending 18 months driving across the world on a very limited budget, we did try to do a few more practice runs before we left.

Meet Natalie

A pretty essential part of driving to Australia is to have a car. Full disclosure: if you're expecting a highly detailed commentary on the technical ins and outs of this car, you are in the wrong place. Natalie is blue. She is a Land Rover. She has lights that look like she is a vampire hunting car from the movies. She can drive down very steep hills all by herself.

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