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Gerry Mulligan

Pura Vida – Costa Rica

In preparation for my trip around South America I decided it would be a good idea to learn a bit of Spanish so I set about it with some energy in Edinburgh with a very nice teacher called Natalie, however it became clear that a class twice a week was …

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Update on Plans Aug 2019

This is just a short update on how the plans for South America are evolving and how the time has been spent since returning from the Roof of the World Tour. So the current Plan is for Nelson to leave the UK in September in a container for Cartegena while …

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South America Plan

Outline South America Plan for sharing Approx Date Location Comments       1st June to 21 June Norway loop Proving run for the truck prior to shipping to Columbia 24th June to 18th July Rotterdam – Cartegena Nelson shipping to Columbia 18th July to 6th August Columbia Pick up …

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Damage Control Report

After the excitement of the Roof of the World tour there was in the end a price to pay for days and days of hammering over rough corrugations and running the poor truck at 15,000 feet (not to mention bashing the roof on the exit barrier of a police fortress …

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Home sweet home

Nelson has made it home after 30844 miles or 50k kms we crossed 30 countries in just 168days – three days ahead of plan as I did not need to stop for work in Germany. Amazingly despite some dramas I got all the visas and crossed all the countries successfully …

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The fellowship of the road

One of the things which has been a pleasant surprise about this trip has been the “fellowship of the road” I was concerned about some sections of the trip as I knew I would be travelling alone and mostly in areas such as Iran and Pakistan where it would be …

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Kerman and the Lut desert

After all the excitement of Pakistan it was a relief to reach the safety of Iran, a few months ago I could not have imagined writing that sentence but it is a true reflection both of how I feel and the reality of the situation here. As you can see …

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Thank you Pakistan

Thank you Pakistan I have just left Pakistan and I am humbled by the generosity and good nature of the people of that country, I missed the fact that there was a big religious holiday in Quetta and turned up stupidly on the day all the government offices closed for …

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