It’s never easy to recapitulate a fantastic overlanding season in pictures, but 2017 was particularly hard – of more than 1000 extraordinary shots in the first pick, we barely managed to decide which ones to discard in order to leave only 250 of the very best.
Due to high interest, we have added a July date to our traditional Montenegro Highlands tour, which will in 2018 also feature the final two days in the mountains of north Albania – and we have also added rafting on the Tara river!
You can view more details and choose your date (July or August) here:
We have just produced the video from the first of our Balkans Wild Tracks tours in 2017, which was guided for the clients of our Dutch partner, 4WD Travel. Fascinating terrain of Greece, Albania and Macedonia (FYROM easily produces a fascinating video. Enjoy!
And if you want to secure your place in the Balkans Wild Tracks 2018 tour, you can do it here:
IT technology has given many people the means to explore hidden and obscured parts of the world and to do individual tour planning without the help of commercial tour guides. Google Maps are a great tool for getting an insight into topography not covered by official roadmaps, but if you think you can plan a tour only based on what you see in Google maps coupled with the tracks that can be downloaded from the free GPS data portals like Wikiloc, you’re in for some nasty surprises. And should be well prepared for changing your plan often while you’re on the move. Continue reading Self-organized or guided tour?→
Our winter video production is picking up pace – we’ve recently made three new videos from the material recorded during the 2017 season tours. The latest one is the Eastern Serbian Nomad’s Adventure tour video
This tour has now evolved into the Secret Carpathians tour series, but this June 2017 tour edition had a very intimate atmosphere with memorable singing and guitar playing by the campfire. Check it out!
In their winter issue of Camping & 4WD Adventures, turas.tv have published so far the most comprehensive coverage of our story of overlanding the Balkans – and have used many of our images to illustrate the issue. We’re delighted how it worked out, take a look! https://www.turas.tv/2017/11/issue-five-winter-2017/
Almost any winter tour organizer will tell you that you can’t take part in his winter tour without snowchains. That they are the key factor to traction and mobility in various extreme winter conditions. And they are right to a certain extent. They provide that necessary security advantage when it comes to driving in groups in winter conditions.