Roadtrippers

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Kitesurfing and Roadtripping From San Diego to Chile


Name: Frank Rogowski
Hometown: Oldenburg, Germany

Road trip destination: San Diego, California, USA to Chile and then back to Brazil.

Start of road trip: October 30, 2008
Anticipated end date: Not sure

Vehicle: 2001 Dodge Ram Van 2500
Place of purchase: San Diego, California
Date of purchase: October 30, 2008  continue reading... »

Road Trip to El Salvador: Two Guys, One Video Camera


Names: Spencer Stromberg and Dustin Alexander

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Road trip destination: Salt Lake City, United States to San Salvador, El Salvador

Date left home: July 22, 2008
Date arrived in San Salvador: August 11, 2008

Spencer and Dustin's road trip video: See below

Vehicle: 1988 Honda Prelude. We bought it, and a spare tire, for $300. We ended up needing the spare tire.  continue reading... »

Bumfuzzle Nation Charts Course South and East in VW Van

Names: Pat and Ali Schulte
Home Town: St. Paul, Minnesota

Road trip destination: It looks like this trip will take us from Alaska to as far south as Argentina. From South America probably on to Europe, across Russia, and back to North America.

Date left home: June 26, 2008
Time line for returning home: Time line revolves solely around warm weather.

Vehicle:1958 Volkswagen Panelvan

Place bought the van and custom work done on it: We bought the bus in Canada and had it restored in Seattle. Inside it we built a camper style kit, with a fold down bed, a refrigerator, a sink, and plenty of storage. But on the outside it is really just a fairly standard 1958 VW Bus.  continue reading... »

Landcruising Around the World


Names: Karin-Marijke Vis and Coen Wubbels
Home Town: Hengelo (Karin) and Oldenzaal (Coen), the Netherlands

Road trip destination: During our first 5 years on the road we travelled from Holland via Iran, Pakistan, India, Bhutan and Bangladesh to South East Asia where we visited Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Since January 2007 we’ve been exploring the beautiful countries of South America.

Vehicle: 25 year old Land Cruiser, model BJ45.  continue reading... »

To Tierra del Fuego and Beyond

Names: Gerry and Sharon Channer
Home Town: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Road trip destination: Ottawa, Canada to Tierra del Fuego, Chile and back again

Vehicle: 1987 VW Camper Van
Van Nickname: DC3
Garage used to service van before and after trip: Van Cafe, Santa Cruz, California

Date left home: January 20, 2004
Date reached Ushuaia, Argentina, the southern most city in the world: April 2005
Date arrived back home: July 2007
Time on the road: 3 years, 5 months  continue reading... »