There's a lot to learn from someone who's been traveling as long as Bert, who is now overlanding in his custom built Steyr 1291 4x4 camper truck. After 35 years as a physical therapist, Bert started his most recent overland trip in March of 2016. Enjoying his time, exploring and traveling slow to enjoy each place he visits.
In this two part episode, learn more about Berts overlanding adventures through Indonesia, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Malaysia. Learn how Bert has built his overland truck with a camper box with a very unique design feature. Of course we cover boarder crossings in great detail, and enjoy a few great road stories.
If you're interested in learning more about Bert, and possibly joining him; you can get more information at: https://www.ww2xplore.com/en/hop-on-and-join-in/
Vehicle: 1982 Steyr 1291 4x4
Most Valuable: Large 2 person Roof Tent
Fuel Capacity: 560 liters (148 gal.) up to 1,200 km (745+ miles)
Water Capacity: 520 liters (137 gal.)
Water Filtration: Uses a small filter on the drinking water tap as needed + bottled water if needed
Generator: Diesel generator lasting up to 5 days (fuel depending)
Favorite Destinations: Albania, Southern Greece and Western New Guinea in Indonesia
Favorite Meal: Macaroni and Spaghetti along with Meatballs with an Egg inside