Posts for November, 2018

Rain ! (Little Rock, USA)

Journal entry for Thursday 1st Nov, 2018 (day 35, miles 4,081)

Rain again, is that a ryhme? In any case we spent the day lazing inside our camper out of the rain. Certainly not a day that encouraged sightseeing. to read the full post

Clinton Presidential Center (Village Creek SP, USA)

Journal entry for Friday 2nd Nov, 2018 (day 36, miles 4,196)

We spent the morning at the Clinton Presidential Center in downtown Little Rock. The approach was easy for our not-so nimble vehicle and parking was easy as the Center has a large lot adjacent to the entrance. We also noticed that there is an RV park on the northern side of the river right opposite the Center. Had we stayed there we would have been able to visit the Center via a pedestrian bridge. Something to keep in mind for next time. to read the full post

I40 Tennessee (Natches Trace SP, USA)

Journal entry for Saturday 3rd Nov, 2018 (day 37, miles 4,382)

Not long after getting underway this morning we came upon a police officer who had closed the road we wanted to take; seems there was a marathon underway and we needed to detour around the town of Wynne to avoid it. This caused us a bit of navigational confusion for a while, but eventually we found our way on to AR64 as required. By midday we were racing along the I40 northern bypass of Memphis surrounded by trucks and Saturday shopping traffic. Not our favourite style of travel. to read the full post

Overland Expo Prep I (Crossville, USA)

Journal entry for Sunday 4th Nov, 2018 (day 38, miles 4,619)

The next few days are going to be a bit boring for you readers as it is time I started preparing for the sessions I am presenting at Overland Expo. That means we are looking for campgrounds with wifi so that we can spend a couple of days stationary while I work. to read the full post

Overland Expo Prep II (Crossville, USA)

Journal entry for Monday 5th Nov, 2018 (day 39, miles 4,619)

Spent a second night at Crossville KOA, the Overland Expo work continues. Note the campground mascots, according to the staff there are 20-30 of these little guys living in the campground and surrounding properties to read the full post

Within reach of Overland Expo (Townsend, USA)

Journal entry for Tuesday 6th Nov, 2018 (day 39, miles 4,703)

Today we headed to a KOA at Townsend, TN. We wanted to spend the last couple of nights before Overland Expo at a place within easy reach of the Overland venue. Townsend seemed to fit the bill, an interesting tourist town on the north side of the Smoky Mountains. to read the full post

Tourist heaven and autumn colors (Cherokee, USA)

Journal entry for Wednesday 7th Nov, 2018 (day 40, miles 4,781)

Overnight we looked a little more carefully at the map and the location of the Overland venue and decided that we were a bit too far away from the venue and in any case we needed to collect some groceries before the event. Thus a we changed our plans and decided to move. to read the full post

Overland Expo East 2018 (REEB Ranch, USA)

Journal entry for Friday 9th Nov, 2018 (day 41, miles 4,857)

The Overland Expo event was noticeably smaller in terms of attendies than its western sibling, however it still managed to be inspiring and we came away from the event even more enthused about our planned trip to Australia next year (more of this in a future post). The presentations (and books) by Elspeth Beard and Simon and lisa Thomas (see below for links). to read the full post

Our GXV for sale and future travels

Posted Friday 16th Nov, 2018

During the course of this trip it has dawned on us that we should try and sell our beloved GXV expedition truck. to read the full post