Trip Prep

Final vehicle prep and shipping!


So the time has finally come! We have been so busy in the past few weeks that we haven’t had a chance to post as we go.

When we got back from Nepal and Malaysia on 24th Feb it gave us until 19th March to finish the Troopy and get it fully packed for shipment to the UK.

We had a few large-ish jobs to be done, namely replacing the motor on the winch, fixing a persisting yet slight transmission

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DSC_0015It’s been a while since we’ve managed to get anything up on the blog. ¬†Things have been flat out for the last few weeks so we haven’t really had much time for any trip related activities.
There have been a few big developments over the last few weeks that we thought may be worth mentioning.
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Doing it for a cause

Today we just received endorsement from Spinal Cord Injuries Australia to raise funds on their behalf.

There is still a little red tape to go through before we can make it official and put up a link for people to start donating. It will be up shortly.

We are very stoked to now be doing this trip for a cause, it ads much more meaning if, as an outcome, we can help people with spinal cord injuries in Australia that are struggling.

I had to put up a post to celebrate!


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Drug Runner

Due to all the complications arising from my accident and the subsequent spinal cord injury I need to take a various array of medications. Works out to be about 20 tablets a day if all is going well. So over the course of a year that we plan on travelling this is well over 7000 tablets! As you can imagine carrying all this with us at once is not only impractical because of the shear space it will take up. But more so the dramas it will cause going through isolated border crossing where its likely that the officials will be uneducated and do not speak English.


This is 1 weeks supply for me. Imagine this times 52!

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Boring update – new blog created! The other one sucked.

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