On the 21st December 2013, we finally completed our challenge of driving our 17 year old Mitsubishi Pajero from Sydney to London (well technically Swansea). The trip took us 255 days, through 21 countries covering 40,539kmls.
It’s hard to believe that it’s all over, but as we settle back into normal life, nothing will ever take away what we have achieved over the last 18months. We took a dream and made it happen – we were not travel experts, we knew nothing about overlanding and neither of us had ever been to Africa before. It was simply two people, one old truck, one idea and an unmeasurable amount of desire to do something different. It was the most challenging thing we’ve ever done, regularly pushing us way out of our comfort zones, and yet the reward for doing so was endless amounts of incredible and life-changing experiences – memories that will stay with us forever. If we could do it all again, we would!
And in the wise words of Rich Morgan – ‘Dream big, aim high and at least once in your life just do something that ‘People’ say you can’t.’