Preparations – gear

Until we actually make a start, this will be an ongoing post as we are still putting the final touches with regards to what we are taking with us.

First things first – the car. As it’s mentioned on “The vehicle” page, it’s a Nissan Patrol Safari 2015. No crazy additions to the car, just pretty standard kit. Continue reading Preparations – gear

Preparations – paperwork

When embarking on a long trip like this there are obviously quite a few things to sort out and the process starts months in advance.

We worked out the main route fairly early as there’s only a couple of potential ways of driving from Dubai to Romania and realistically only one way – via Iran and Turkey. A good thing is that for this route we only need to get a visa in advance for Iran, with the rest of the countries giving us visas on arrival. That simplifies things quite a bit, leaving the car paperwork as the main headache. Continue reading Preparations – paperwork