BREAKING NEWS! JULY 2020

July 10, 2020

The Turtle Expedition’s South American adventure has been postponed. Yes, to our great disappointment, we have realized that our long-planned expedition is currently impractical. Why? Well, from some of the personal contacts we have in Chile and Argentina, the news is not good.

XPEL pitches into the Battle of the Coronavirus! – April 2020

April 17, 2020

XPEL® is an important sponsor of The Turtle Expedition. Their custom film protection products keep rock and bug chips from damaging our vehicles. They offer computerized custom hood & headlight kits for nearly every vehicle out there.

Covercraft helps Lonesome George II – April 2020

April 9, 2020

The Galapagos tortoise has been our mascot since Land Rover days. The Turtle One was called La Tortuga Azul , (The Blue Turtle), and thus was born The Turtle Expedition, Unltd., as we traveled the world slowly with our house on our back and our adventures were clearly “Unlimited”.

COVERCRAFT steps up to pitch in during the COVID-19 Pandemic – April 2020

April 4, 2020

We have just learned that Covercraft, one of our sponsors, has shifted their manufacturing from quality car and seat covers to protective gear for medical personnel and first responders. Congratulations. Let’s all follow their moto: Together we can do this! Check out their COVID-19 update in the top bar of their website. www.covercraft.com Gary is […]

Baja California # 3 – November 2019

March 23, 2020

Heading south from Cataviña and Rancho Santa Inez, our next stop was Mulegé to hopefully get internet. Many overland travelers have become infected with the dependency on internet and like any addiction, it’s hard to stop.

Baja California #2 – November 2019

March 6, 2020

The camp overlooking the 8-kilometer-long clam beach and the Punta Mazo Peninsula was too perfect not to stay a couple of days, but we did need to move on, and we had to time our exit for a low tide to return to the gravel road and Highway 1.

Baja California #1 – November 2019

February 28, 2020

Well, in case you were wondering if we would ever leave, we have. Just as the leaves of the maple tree in front of our office in Nevada City burst into flames, (no not from fire), we uncovered our trusty Turtle V expedition truck and headed south to Baja California.

Trail Fixers – October 2019

October 23, 2019

Whatever vehicle you’re driving on an overland adventure, or even before you leave home, one thing is certain: Stuff breaks. If Murphy is standing by your side, you won’t have a replacement. Choices? Live without it, fix it, or worst case scenario, start walking or set up camp.

Scratches and Chips on the Road – October 2019

October 11, 2019

Whether you spend your time on the highway or explore backroads, paint chips and scratches happen. They are unavoidable. Following narrow one-lane side roads in Baja, you can hear the screech of the sharp mesquite needles etching racing strips along the door panels. It hurts.

Updating our Website – October 2019

September 27, 2019

It ‘s time to update our website once again to make it more accessible for mobile devices. Please bear with us. We might have to repost a couple of previous blogs because they ended up in draft mode.