12 REASONS WHY?????

12 REASONS WHY?????

12 REASONS WHY making a mammoth decision at least once in a lifetime, leaving your current comfortable life and taking time off to do a road trip, is the best decision you will ever make. 1. Why? Because you can.…

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What Is Overlanddiaries????

What is Overlanddiaries????

When I started overlanddiaries, our present website, it was just a personal diary of my travel notes that I wanted to share. During these 7-8 years it developed itself and then it turned out to be “Two people’s dream of…

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Voukefalas II -Exhibition In Crete

Voukefalas II -Exhibition in Crete

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce to you Voukefalas II, the new member of Overlanddiaries that replaced our original vehicle and from now on will be our trusted companion to any future expeditions. Voukefalas II is a 2005…

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The Road Back Home / SO1-Ep30

The Road Back Home / SO1-Ep30

After the Volga and Caucasus regions of our passing through Russia, we continued for one last time through Georgia and the north of Turkey. We picked up our pace because Greece was heading to bankruptcy and our budget had reached its…

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Kazakhstan /SO1-Ep28

Kazakhstan /SO1-Ep28

Kazakhstan, the most economically advanced of the ‘Stans' (thanks to its reserves of oil, natural gas and minerals) is the ninth-biggest country in the World. With land of 2.7 million sq km, is about the size of Western Europe meanwhile its…

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Kyrgyzstan /SO1-Ep27

Kyrgyzstan /SO1-Ep27

Kyrgyzstan is rapidly becoming the gateway of choice for western travelers in Central Asia. The reasons for this are its natural beauty, unspoiled mountain scape, ragged ridges, summer pastures and the recent introduction of visa-free travel, in addition with almost…

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China /SO1-Ep25

China /SO1-Ep25

When it comes to planning a trip, you should definitely keep in mind the factor of the unexpected. When we changed our original plan and started looking into the China crossing, that fact was taken seriously under consideration. The crossing was planned to…

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Gadget Updates

Gadget Updates

Sorry for the late posting,at the moment we are back on the road  and with Voukefalas in our side. I am not sure if the post below was needed but being in the beautiful Agonda Beach in South Goa without our…

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New Route

New Route

Traveling is one of the things in life that can never be either programmed or planned 100%. While on the road the facts change our course without any prior notice. We have been planning for this trip for almost two years.…

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Azerbaijan /SO1-Ep12

Azerbaijan /SO1-Ep12

This is neither Europe nor Asia. Azerbaijan is a tangle of contradictions and contrasts, a centre of ancient empires and at the same time a “new” nation rapidly emerging on a petroleum-funded new economy. Let me start from the beginning…

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Turkey /SO1-Ep9

Turkey /SO1-Ep9

After saying goodbye to the Mediterranean Sea, we started heading inland to our next destination. This time it was Cappadocia, a gifted place that looks like it was plucked from a fairytale and set down upon the Anatolian plains. In…

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Turkey/SO1-Ep7

Turkey/SO1-Ep7

…we kept on going through our Turkey adventure. From Bodrum we decided to skip some kilometers and take the small ferry boat to Datça instead. (There is a longer road going all around the peninsula if you are keen on driving). Far from…

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