Tag: A2A

A2A Expedition: Part 2, Senegal: God, Trade and the Harmattan

By Graeme Bell When I think of Dakar I have visions of the famous rally - high powered motorcycles and four wheeled vehicles blasting through the Sahara desert, of helicopter fly overs and spectacular scenery, the well heeled at play racing the ultimate off road machines in the most hostile territory. I envision a sweat drenched Spaniard, a sponsors cap askew on his head, the torso of his white red…

A2A Expedition: Part 1, Senegal: God, Trade and the Harmattan

A lifetime ago my family and I drove our Land Rover from Peru into Ecuador. The Peruvian coast is an endless sea of sand, dry cities and unloved desert. After dropping down from the heavenly Andes and her eternal switchbacks the straight coastal road is both a relief and a beautiful bore. After days of khaki desert you eventually reach the border post and cross into Ecuador to be greeted…

A2A Expedition Part 2: Seeking the Unique – Morocco

“If it is our goal to seek adventure and experience that which very few do, we are certainly successful. Our confidence in our own capabilities only grows with each challenge we face and submit ourselves to”. Words by Graeme Bell Images by Luisa and Keelan Bell There is something unique about Morocco. Something magical and ancient. Turkey is similar but not the same yet both countries offer an experience so…

Africa to the Americas

A2A Expedition with the Bell family We started travelling overland with a Land Rover while the kids were still small. In 2010 we drove up to the Kenyan border from Cape Town, touring the interior and both the Indian and Atlantic coasts. We returned home elated and desperate for more overland travel. In 2012 we sold most of what we owned and set off for South America with the Land…