Europe 2018

So over the winter months the Post Office in Hungary have replaced all the braking system including new rear drums, brake shoes and calipers, front disks and disk pads. The suspension and steering they replaced ball joints, ant-role bar and all rubber bushes, all shock absorbers and tracked the wheels. They then went on to […]

Ready to leave the UK flying on the 18/04/2017

Well it is the 16th April and we we will soon be flying back to Thailand from the UK, we think we have everything we need for Plodd and the journey driving back to Europe, the only thing we are waiting for is the Visa from the Chinese embassy in London, our friend Brian is […]

Plodd Stop our new Overlander Stop

Well Plodd Stop is now complete and looking good, If anybody is interested in using the facilities you can find all the details on or just Google Plodd Stop Dave

Nice time with Duncan

14th August 2015 Hi Everybody, We reached ¬†Khon Khen yesterday and had a good night out with Duncan. Next day we decided to hit the road at about 9.30 and head for the Laos border, no problems on the Thai side but when we arrived on the Laos side the authorities could not agree as […]

The day to set off on another trip is here.

12th August 1015 We are setting off on a short 2 week trip to Laos and Cambodia, Plodd must leave the Kingdom this month and hopefully we will get another 6 months when we return. We will be leaving the Plodd Stop at around 11am today and taking it easy hopefully arriving 200 km north […]

Back after our Train ride from Bangkok to Singapore

So we are now back at home in Thailand after our wonderful train ride from Bangkok to Singapore on the Eastern & Orient Express and now getting stuck in to getting Plodd ready. We have decided that we will only have just over 2 weeks to spare for our next trip so this is going […]

Thailand and a real Overlanders Stop.

When we arrived back in Thailand we decided to buy a piece of land to build a purpose built Overlanders Stop on it, the construction has now started and it is looking good, it will consist of toilets,showers,washing machine safe parking with electricity and will even have 2 on suite bedrooms that will be for […]