The trip that was – OverlandintheSun

I’m now back in the UK (into reality looking for work! ) after 347 days, 20 travelling companions, 27,000 miles, 16 countries, 14 punctures, 4000 hours of sunshine, 750kWhr of solar electricity generated…

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The people of the Trip

The trip in numbers

Days 347[1] Miles / Kilometers in total 26602 / 42837[2] Countries, 16[3] Amount of Solar Electricity produced; 750 kWhr Saving 563 Litres of diesel And 2000kg of Co2 (similar to a return flight…

Landcruiser Solar

Is our Solar System saving us thaaat much fuel?

So the solar system in the landcruiser is working well – you can read my write up on it for one month on here; But now I have worked out some fuel consumption…

I am in Cape Town the Final Destination!

Well after nearly a year I finally made it to Cape Town! It is an enormous sence of achievement. And I thank every single person who travelled with me and helped us out…


Eat lots of Fruit in Uganda!

As I bought my visa on the Uganda boarder the official told me to make sure I ate lots of fruit in Uganda “Ugandan fruit is the best in the world” she laughed….

Water Collection in Uganda

Water Water will you make me ill today?

London and Cape Town are some of the most water stressed areas on our trip – sounds surprising? How can raining old London have less water than the deserts of Sudan? Water stress…

Guardian Katine

Guardian Katine Project

While we were in Uganda we visited the Katine project, which is supported and funded by the UK Guardian newspaper, AMREF and Barclays bank You can read my account of the day on…

Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park Tanzania

My sister and her partner Norm came over to visit us for a few days the other week, it was good to see people from my “pre-overlandinthesun” life and let them share some…


Old and New

The people below look like they are working on the road right? No, they are actually burying a Optical Fibre Cable, for super fast broadband Internet. It was taken in remote western Rwanda…

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