Gear

12V Air Compressor Review Video

Hello dear readers. Here in Mendoza, Argentina, summer has arrived with temperatures oscillating between 25 and 35°C, with the occasional thunderstorm and hail. We recently took Sin Rumbo for a spin. We went for a picnic in the mountains, by a stream. It was the opportunity to re-check the solar install, which is functioning extremely… Continue reading 12V Air Compressor Review Video

Gear, Photos & Videos, Trips

Solar Install and Test Trip To The Mountains

Hello dear followers. I recently completed the last (I think) major update to the truck. I finally added a 180-Watt solar panel and a 20-Amp solar charge controller to the electric system. Until now the electric system relied on a 110-ah deep-cycle battery to power mostly our fridge and lights. That battery gets recharged when… Continue reading Solar Install and Test Trip To The Mountains

Gear, Trips, Vehicle

How to prepare for a high-altitude overland trip: watch the video.

As a follow-up to our Atacama expedition late 2019, in this video I share our experience driving and living as high as 4900 metres of altitude (16,500'). When we drove the laguna route of Bolivia, for three days we were in a very remote and inhospitable, though amazingly beautiful, corner of the world. For three… Continue reading How to prepare for a high-altitude overland trip: watch the video.