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Central Asia Rally – 6500 km / 4000 mi Road Trip Adventure

Have you ever heard about a banger rally? Those crazy car rallies that cross a few countries while driving old or funny decorated vehicles? Well, I’m going to give you my personal insight about one of those unique road trips – the Central Asia Rally. Back in 2012 I participated in such a motoring event as this one. “Road trip adventure from Europe to the heart of the Silk Route.” After participating on the Caucasian Challenge Rally (crossing the Caucasus region at the border of Europe and Asia between the Black and the Caspian seas) a few years before, I ended up participating in another event…

Self-Drive Safaris in South Africa Parks & Game Reserves – How to Travel Independently

Do you want to make a self-drive safari in South Africa’s Parks & Game Reserves? One of my last road trips was to the southern part of Africa. I traveled with a rental car through countries such as South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Botswana. I got my plane ticket just a couple of days before departure and had nothing organized. I only knew I would like to visit the most UNESCO World Heritage sites possible. So, I got myself a Michelin road map and circled these UNESCO sites with a marker. I quickly drew a possible and logical itinerary in southern Africa. During…

Driving in Italy & San Marino – Venice to Rome Road Trip

Italy is possibly every traveler’s dream. If you’re looking for history, renowned cuisine, friendly people or lively music, Italy is one of the most exciting and romantic European destinations. On one of my trips to Italy, I flew into Venice and then out from Rome. I got a rental car in Venice and indulged myself on a fabulous 1255 km / 780 mi road trip in Italy, all the way to Rome via San Marino – one of the smallest independent states in the world. Driving in Italy is very easy because roads are excellent and there are always road signs with directions everywhere. Road distance…

Driving in Iraqi Kurdistan – Amedi to Barzan Road Trip

I visited Northern Iraq for 11 days. When I was in the Kurdish town of Amedia, someone made me a proposal I just couldn’t refuse. Driving. I love to drive. Actually, this is possibly my favorite way of traveling. Next to the church of Saint Mary lives a Christian family that wanted to know more about the reasons of my visit to Amedia. Pethio, a gentleman in his sixties, introduced me to his family, offered me tea and fetched a book written in Syriac. He explained me a bit of his religion, of his history and of the history of Syriac Christians in Iraq. Pethio teaches…

Moped in Sahara Desert – Moroccan Motorcycle Adventure

A few years ago – when I was living in the Sahara Desert city of Erfoud, my friend Samuel Santos from the travel blog “Dobrar Fronteiras” visited me. While trying to figure out something interesting we could do, I came up with the idea of riding a motorcycle on the desert tracks – along the Algerian border. From Erfoud, we would take the tracks along the heavily armed border line between Morocco and Algeria. From the army post of Tisserdmine, we would ride all the way to Erg Chebbi Dunes to a hotel called Auberge Café du Sud. From Auberge Café du Sud, we would take…

Driving in Russia – Winter road trip Madness Edition

Russia is the biggest country in the world. It is approximately 75% bigger than the United States or Canada. And it is 186 times bigger than my home country, Portugal. It has about 143 million people and covers an enormous distance going from Europe, through Asia to the Pacific Ocean – to the other side of the globe in the Sea of Japan and even close to Alaska just after the Bering Sea. I was always very curious about a possible trip to Russia so, while living in Finland, I decided to cross the border and drive along during the Winter season. ????? Why going to Russia from Finland? Because…

Driving in Cuba – Two Week Road Trip – All you need to know

After having stayed more than a week in Havana with my friends, I decided to jump off the capital and begin to seriously explore the island. Since public transportation to smaller villages in Cuba is a bit unreliable, the best way to know the country, without a doubt, is to have your own wheels. This way you can travel freely and go wherever and whenever you want. After an intense hour in Havana searching for the best car rental prices, I found out that all companies have the same prices as they were all state owned. At the time I traveled in Cuba, there were no…

Driving in Iceland – 15 days road trip – Ring Road + Westfjords

I spent 15 days exploring Iceland driving on my own. Iceland is a transcontinental island located in Europe and North America, between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. Driving in Iceland is very easy, somehow lonely and introspective. During two weeks I had the opportunity to drive the Iceland’s Ring Road + Westfjords and visit many of the best destinations that the country has to offer. Iceland is definitely not a country to visit if you’re in search of history, monuments, and museums. Basically, this is a country for nature lovers. Iceland is famous for its gorgeous scenery, amazing nature, endless glaciers, fabulous fjords, cliffs,…

Driving in South America – Quito to Ushuaia road trip

I started Driving in South America after having completed several months going through the jungle and up the Amazon River by boat. I decided to change my means of transportation. Why? I bought a car in Quito, Ecuador’s capital. All those months of backpacking, sleeping in hammocks, river boats and piranhas were over. From now on the trip was about road maps, gasoline, car insurance, customs border control, etc… The trip was taken to another dimension. I could now visit more destinations along the way, because when traveling by boat or by bus, I was not able to visit anything in between. Being able to drive…

Driving in Afghanistan, South Asia – Road trip Survival Guide

Does Driving in Afghanistan or enduring an Afghanistan Road Trip sound crazy? Afghanistan is an amazing country, with beautiful landscape scenery and friendly people. Yet it has been damaged by war for many decades. Traveling in Afghanistan is not a holiday option for most travelers, but those who actually visit it come back with great travel memoirs. Road from the Tajik border to Kunduz Taking your own car into Afghanistan is entirely possible and very doable. Writing a Survival Guide about Driving Afghanistan may seem crazy, but there are a few travelers, adventurous enough to enter the country driving their own wheels, either by car or…

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HI! I'm João Leitão. Traveling independently since 1999, I explored more than 130 countries and territories in Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North & South America and Oceania. Welcome to my adventure travel blog, where I gathered useful information and inspiring narratives to motivate you to travel more. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest e YouTube.

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