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.

Children of the Pamirs Education Fund Opened – August 6, 2019

August 6, 2019

BREAKING NEWS!   A feature article on The Magic Girl of the Pamirs has been published in the Fall 2019 issue of Overland Journal. The story describes how we met a young 11-year old girl we are now sponsoring. We had backed into a small creek to wash dust off The Turtle V, high in […]

The Turtle V – Update # 9 – Vehicle Specs – 2019

July 19, 2019

Base Vehicle: 1999 Ford F-550 4×4 Super Duty, 165” WB Chassis Cab Design and Assembly: The Turtle Expedition, Unltd. Year Built: 2000, modified and updated continuously (as needed) Engine: International 7.3 L Power Stroke Diesel V8 equipped with intercooled ATS Aurora 3000 Turbo, DieselSite Adrenaline high pressure oil pump, DieselSite coolant filtration system, K&N high-flow […]

The Turtle V – Update #8 – The Camper Wrap-up – 2019

July 12, 2019

So there you have it, The Turtle V and its Tortuga Expedition Camper. If you have seen The Turtle V blogs #1 to #7 2019 on our website, you now know more about this vehicle than anyone has ever asked or wondered. Ultimate Vehicle If we are talking about the ultimate overland vehicle we need […]

Gary’s Interview on CarsYeah.com – July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019

What a fun interview! Mark Greene at CarsYeah.com brought back memories I had not thought of for years and he made me also realize that I really am a car guy!  Enjoy, Gary Click here to listen! The interview is also live on Cars Yeah, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, YouTube, iHeartRadio, Radio.com,Alexa TuneIn, and Stitcher Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts™ […]