Overlanders' Handbook

Worldwide Route and Planning Guide: Car, 4wd, Van, Truck

Author: Chris Scott

Publisher: Trailblazer Editions

ISBN: 9781905864874

Category: Adventure travel

Page: 608

View: 6052

The second edition of the Overlanders' Handbook, the definitive manual for planning and undertaking a vehicle-dependent overlanding adventure across the wilds of Africa, Asia and Latin America, has been re-researched and updated into a more compact book.
Posted in Adventure travel

99 Days To Panama

An Exploration Of Central America By Motorhome

Author: John Halkyard,Harriet Halkyard

Publisher: Brindle Press

ISBN: 0974908037

Category: Travel

Page: 346

View: 6669

Running from a swamp fire, being lost in the jungle or working as line handlers through the Panama Canal, this ordinary couple had extraordinary experiences. Join these motorhomers as they set out to explore Central America with their dog. Visit with them a candle-lit Mayan church high in the mountains of Guatemala, watch the rescue of passengers from a grounded ferry in Nicaragua, share their impromptu school presentation in El Salvador; and paddle upstream in an underground sacrificial cave in Belize. You will meet the special people they befriended and the unique places they camped in their RV. Learn how easily and safely you can enjoy this welcom-ing part of the world in your motorhome.
Posted in Travel

Build Your Own Motorcaravan

A Practical Manual for Van Conversions, Coachbuilts and Major Renovation Projects

Author: John Wickersham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857332813

Category: Mobile homes

Page: 220

View: 4055

Whether you want to fit out a van, revive an old model or build one from scratch, this manual will show you how. The text includes hands-on guidance for dealing with electrical systems and water supplies, together with ideas for storage space and weight saving.
Posted in Mobile homes

Vehicle-dependent Expedition Guide

Author: Tom Sheppard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780953232406

Category: Automobile travel

Page: N.A

View: 6631

Posted in Automobile travel

Build Your Own Dream Camper Van for Less Than 1000 Pounds

- That's Including the Cost of the Van!

Author: Matthew Ball,Stuart Ball

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845845242

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 9282

Now you can build your own dream campervan in just ten weeks – for less than $1,250! This is the first book to give easy, step-by-step illustrated instructions for the amateur DIYer on a budget. Full of never before seen money- and time-saving ideas, including how to kit out your interior for free, and source your van for peanuts. The ideas in this book will work on any van.
Posted in Transportation

Travel the Planet Overland

Author: Graeme Robert Bell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780620719902

Category:

Page: 240

View: 512

Travel the Planet Overland was written to inspire others to explore this magnificent rock we all call home and the core message is simply that anyone sufficiently inspired can travel the planet overland. We take the readers hand and walk them through the long term world travelers reality, introducing the different types of overland travelers and the vehicles they prefer based on the fluidity of their cash flow. We then guide readers through the financial and emotional preparations for overland travel and provide the tools for overland travel success!
Posted in

We Will be Free

Overlanding in Africa and Around South America

Author: Graeme Bell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780620652995

Category: Africa

Page: 329

View: 7607

In 2010, the Bell family, Graeme, Luisa, Keelan and Jessica, set off in their Land Rover on an African adventure which would ultimately afflict them with the overlanding addiction. After touring Southern and East Africa for six months they returned to South Africa, to normal life and the corporate grind . Only touring in their trusty Landy, Mafuta, could still their trembling hands and sate their insatiable hunger. The decision was made to live an alternative travel lifestyle, a decision which would take them and Mafuta to South America where, through a combination of good luck and bad decisions, they circumnavigated the continent for over two years before setting their sights on North America. This is their story, the hard days, the laughter, the breakdowns, the life lessons and the love for each other and the road less travelled."
Posted in Africa

Tabletop Gaming Manual

A guide to the diverse world of modern tabletop games

Author: Matt Thrower

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781785211492

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 9826

Tabletop gaming is enjoying a huge renaissance. Sales of hobby board games have risen in double digits yearly for the past decade, with more people enjoying the physical, non-digital aspects of playing, along with the social interaction. It's one of the biggest sectors in crowd-funding platform Kickstarter.
Posted in Games & Activities

Lunar Rover Manual

1971-1972 (Apollo 15-17; LRV1-3 & 1G Trainer)

Author: Christopher Riley,David Woods,Philip Dolling

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9780857332677

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 9208

Continuing the popular Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual space series, which currently comprises Apollo 11 Manual and NASA Space Shuttle Manual, this unique book provides an insight into the only car ever built to be driven on the surface of another world. With a Foreword by the first Apollo astronaut to drive it on the Moon, Dave Scott, and published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of mankind’s final drive on the Moon in December 2012. The book is part mechanical guide, illustrated with many of the technical drawings from the time, and part narrative-driven story of engineering ingenuity and human triumph. It draws on the rich NASA photographic archive and the complete transcripts of the crews' reaction to driving across the Moon, which the authors have an un-paralleled knowledge and experience of working with.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Who Needs a Road?

The Story of the Longest and Last Motor Journey Around the World

Author: Harold Stephens,Albert Podell

Publisher: Wolfenden

ISBN: 9780964252158

Category: Travel

Page: 487

View: 6704

In the 1960's the authors set off to drive around the world in a Toyota Land Cruiser. It turned out to be the last and longest motor journey every made.
Posted in Travel

The Complete WW2 Military Jeep Manual

Covering Willys Model MB and Ford Model GPW

Author: US Army Staff

Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited

ISBN: 9781855201217

Category: Transportation

Page: 546

View: 2318

Comprehensive manual containing full information on how to maintain and overhaul the Ford and Willys Jeeps manufactured during WW2. Includes TM9-803, TM9-1803A, TM9-1803B, etc.
Posted in Transportation

Sprinter Van Camper Conversion Diy Guide

Author: A. J. Freedman

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540755797

Category:

Page: 38

View: 7484

Camper / Rv conversion DIY guide for Dodge Sprinter, Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit and Dodge Promaster owners. This guide gives step by step guidance, to those who would like to build their own Camper / Work van. This conversion is suitable for plumbers, electricians, house renovators, contractors and small business owners. Thiis conversion type will allow the owner of the van to use his van both for work and camping purposes.
Posted in

Off-Road Driving Manual

Step-by-step instruction for all terrains

Author: Vince Cobley,Dave Phillips

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9780857333735

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 7151

This extensively illustrated step-by-step manual, written by two renowned experts, is aimed at all drivers wishing to learn to drive safely and successfully off-road, whether for the occasional trip across a field or to prepare for an off-road expedition in a remote part of the world. The down-to-earth text, supported by numerous graphics and illustrations, will appeal equally to those with no previous off-road driving experience as well as those wishing to develop existing skills to a higher level.
Posted in Sports & Recreation

927 Days of Summer

Around the World in a VW Van

Author: Brad Van Orden,Sheena Van Orden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989766531

Category:

Page: 454

View: 4478

In their book Drive Nacho Drive, Brad and Sheena Van Orden traded the American Dream for the open road, and set off in their temperamental 1984 VW van named "Nacho." After thirteen months of humorous and sometimes demoralizing misadventures along the Pan-American Highway, our intrepid subjects eventually arrived at the southernmost town in the world in Tierra del Fuego. This is where 927 Days of Summer picks up the trail. After shipping Nacho from Argentina to Malaysia on a container ship, Brad and Sheena resume their journey, this time with the ambitious goal of driving all the way around the world. When they roll out of the shipping container onto Malaysian soil, their odometer turns over 300,000 miles. Is Nacho really up for the brutal journey ahead?This hilarious, and often harrowing tale follows them through the sweltering jungles of Southeast Asia, the buzzing hornet's nest of India, into the remote Nepalese Himalayas, through the stony hills of Anatolia to the Sahara Desert in Africa, through Europe and beyond. Whether dodging rickshaws on crater-filled roads, defying Maoist rebels on cliff-hanging Himalayan tracks, getting hopelessly stuck in the desert on the Pakistani border, or becoming the subjects of an international missing persons case in the remote mountains of Laos, there is never a dull moment in 927 Days of Summer. Come along as a diverse cast of characters guides our subjects through a world of unfolding landscapes and cultures on the road trip to end all road trips, and then ask yourself: can you really just go home, unpack, and eat a sandwich?
Posted in

Junkers JU 87 Stuka Owners' Workshop Manual

All marks and variants (1935 - 45)

Author: Jonathan Falconer

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781785211416

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 3658

With its cranked wing and vulture-like looks the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive-bomber came to symbolise the terror of the German Blitzkrieg. In the early years of the Second World War the Ju 87 lived up to its fearsome reputation, but it eventually met its match when pitted against more modern adversaries. Supported by a comprehensive selection of photographs and technical drawings, Jonathan Falconer's Junkers JU 87 Stuka Manual describes the design, construction and operation of the feared Stuka, which saw frontline action wherever the German Army went – from Norway, western Europe and Russia, to North Africa.
Posted in History

Quiet for a Tuesday

Solo in the Algerian Sahara

Author: Tom Sheppard

Publisher: Desert Winds Publishing

ISBN: 9780953232451

Category: Desert survival

Page: 248

View: 9589

The story of a solo, off-tracks Sahara expedition where despite confiscation of his maps and satellite images mid-Sahara the author went on to complete a demanding 700-mile off-piste route to visit and photograph the extraordinary landscapes he was determined to see.
Posted in Desert survival

Mobile Solar Power Made Easy!

Author: William Errol Prowse, IV

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546567110

Category: Electric automobiles

Page: 92

View: 8565

Official website: http: //www.mobile-solarpower.com Finally an easy approach to mobile solar design and installation: -Add a solar system to your RV, Van, Trailer, Car or Boat -Step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow -Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced methods for calculating your solar system. You choose! -Tips and tricks that will save you time and money -You can read this book from start to finish, or use it as a reference -Large, easy to understand pictures And much more! I promise that this book will be worth your time, or you will get your money back. There are many solar system books on the market that are just too hard to understand, and impractical. Tired of googling every question you have about setting up your own solar system? Then give this book a chance. It will show you everything that you need to know, from start to finish.
Posted in Electric automobiles

Challenger 2 Tank Manual

Author: Dick Taylor

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781785211904

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 7963

Challenger 2 (CR2) is the British Army's main battle tank. CR2 is based on the Challenger 1 tank, which served with distinction on operations in the Gulf War and the Balkans.
Posted in History