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Tagged With: Wanderings

Learning From The Overlanding Podcast

Overlanding has gained popularity over the last few years. It seems everyone with a 4 wheel drive adds a few do-thingys to their rig and goes camping for the weekend and calls it overlanding. That is all well and good because in my mind the more people who get out exploring the natural world the … Continue reading »

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Exploring Possibilities For The Coming Year

Exploring Events Right as the New Year begins, so does the requests to attend the ever growing overlanding events for the year. Most of these events occur during the summer months with some later in the fall. Please don’t take offense if I don’t attend. I’ve got my own exploring plans.

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A Sunday Hike in the Snow

Enjoying a Hike in the First Snow of the Season In the morning the first snow fall of the season accumulated and the brisk winds blew. I went for a hike. The beginning of each season is the most sought. By March, I’ll be aching for the warming sun, but today I reveled the raw … Continue reading »

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Nashville Road Trip

Adventure comes in all shapes and sizes. On this adventure, I left the fishing rods and guns at home and the truck never left the asphalt. Interesting enough, that put me a little out of my comfort zone. But isn’t that what adventures is all about, exploring outside your norm and comfort zone? Nashville here … Continue reading »

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New Jersey Pine Barrens

  The Pine Barrens – A wilderness in New Jersey As the Tacoma’s build finishes up, this is to be a summer of road trips. There is a post-a-note on my desk with a list of places to visit this summer. The first on the list was the Pine Barrens in New Jersey. The Pine Barrens is … Continue reading »

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Overlanding vs. Car Camping

Overlanding vs. Car Camping Neither one is right or wrong, but let’s call it what it is. Several years ago Scott Brady published a great article for Expedition Portal called “What Is Overlanding?”defining the terms and activities of Vehicle-Dependent Expedition”, “Vehicle-Supported Overlanding” and “Back Country Adventures”.  I believe Scott has done an excellent job describing … Continue reading »

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The Old Man and the Boy

“…Hunting,” the Old Man said, “is the noblest sport yet devised by the hand of man. There were mighty hunters in the Bible, and all the caves where the cave men lived are full of carvings of assorted game the head of the house drug home. If you hunt to eat, or hunt for sport … Continue reading »

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2013 Toyota Tacoma – One Year Update

Toyota Tacoma Build One Year Later One year has passed since I let go of the old Tacoma and purchased the slightly used 2013 Toyota Tacoma access cab Sport as the next adventure vehicle. Man, I had big dreams to transform it into an off roading adventure beast shortly after the purchase. Well, like it … Continue reading »

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Sunrise Opens Each Day With A New Beginning

By the grace of God the darkest of nights give way to the rising sun and another day. Sunrise opens each day with a new beginning, a chance to try again and build upon yesterday’s lessons. This sunrise photograph was taken on Corolla Beach North Carolina. I had spent the night before sleeping under the … Continue reading »

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OVERLAND EXPO EAST

Want to go on an adventure? GET TO OVERLAND EXPO EAST As a teenager, we used to take our four-wheel drive trucks and Jeeps up into the mountains to camp, fish, hunt and explore. Little did we know that what we were doing had a name – Overlanding. Ever thought about, ok, dreamed, of taking six … Continue reading »

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