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About The Episode

In this episode, Chris and Sara introduce the fascinating world of overlanding through the eyes of Sebastian and Melanie, the previous owners of their newly acquired truck camper. Sebastian and Melanie share their experiences and tips from their extensive travels across South America, the US, and parts of Central America. They dive into the renovation process of the camper, their adventures on the Pan-American Highway, and offer valuable advice for anyone looking to embark on a similar journey.

Today's Guest

Sebastian and Melanie Sebastian and Melanie are seasoned overlanders originally from Germany and now residing in Switzerland. They have traveled extensively through South America, Central America, and North America in their meticulously renovated truck camper. Their adventures and experiences have made them well-known figures in the overlanding community.

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You'll Learn

  • The story behind Sebastian and Melanie’s decision to renovate their truck camper.
  • Insights into the renovation process and the challenges they faced.
  • Tips for crossing borders and traveling the Pan-American Highway.
  • The importance of learning basic Spanish for overland travel in South America.
  • How to handle the logistics of overlanding, including sourcing water, fuel, and handling vehicle maintenance.
  • Personal anecdotes and experiences from their travels in South America and North America.
  • Advice on what to pack and what to leave behind for an overland journey.
  • Resources

  • Follow Sebastian and Melanie: @the_campulance
  • Overland App: iOverlander
  • Pan-American Highway Information: Pan-American Highway
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