Learn from the vast experiences of Mischa and his wife Daniele, as global travel overlanders for five years. Some of the best advise any overlander could hope to receive. Mischa tells stories of border crossings, the realities of safe travel tips, to doing good in the world (don't miss this overland podcast!).
This is a two part episode packed with valuable information and entertaining stories. See Episodes Below
Guest website: http://www.tenhoope.net
Vehicle: 1987 Mercedes Benz 16 ton 4X4
Water Capacity: 500 liters / 132 gallons
Fuel Capacity: 800 liters / 211 gallons
Solar: 1 Panel at 185 watts 24 volts
Batteries: 230 amp hrs x2 with 500 watt inverter.
Heater: Webasto diesel heater
Clothes Washing: Laundry Drum
Top Two Pieces of Gear
Coleman portable Fold-up Oven
Gear Removed (not needed)
Generator (donated in Uganda)
Sateh - Indonesian dish of chicken skewers with peanut sauce.
Laptop with Garmin software
Tip: support small local initiatives. Help with funding for books, teachers, vaccinations, lunch money. Not building schools or hospitals.
Supported vaccination efforts for a school in Malawi
Donation of generator in Uganda
Best Tip - Don't over plan, just go for it!
Stay away from national parks in Africa and Asia. They do little to support the local people and the wildlife is also outside the parks. Find a village just outside the parks and enjoy it from a different perspective.