Those who travel know what's important on their journey. Volkswagen in Wolfsburg - Germany produces essential travel gear for the die-hard adventurist - a must have on long and far-away journeys.
|Remarkable vehicles we've encountered during our journey
A healthy starter motor is a great asset on overland journeys – specially when traveling with a heavy truck like the Mercedes Benz 1719AK expedition truck. Here’s a bit about the symptoms of a dying starter motor. Also a bush travelers trick to get a heavy diesel engine running.
Those who have built their own campervan, mobile home or RV know the importance of water tank level measurement. It answers the question how much drinking water is left for the journey. There are several commercial solutions, though not all work that easily or have priced themselves out of the market. Here's a simple LED based water level measurement system based on a popular Votronic measurement display.
After 6 years of continuous living and travel in a 1017A 4x4 Mercedes Benz truck we’re moving into a new house - a 1719A 4x4 expedition truck built in 1989. It’s a extremely rare opportunity - finding a remarkable expedition vehicle and at the same time being offered an unique place to move from one truck to the other. An impression of our new home since spring 2011.
The landscape is totally surreal - mining activities at Minas de Riotinto created huge pits and odd shaped hills in the metal rich soil in Andalusia, Spain. The area can be visited though mining still continues at nearby Nerva by the Rio Tinto company.