Medical care when remote

Overlanding contains several areas that make travellers pause for thought, and one of these is medical care on the road. On overland trips I’ve needed to think about this issue a few times – examples have been treating severe heat exhaustion on the Algeria/Morocco border, dealing with a broken leg (with six inches of bone… Read More Medical care when remote


Recently I was lucky enough to travel through Syria for a week or so, taking in ancient sites I’d wanted to visit since childhood and taking a Land Rover through the Syrian desert. Syria, as you might expect, currently shows examples of both the best and worst of humanity. A beautiful and varied landscape holds… Read More Syria