About Me

Hi! I’m Craig. I live in Bermuda and I love to travel. In 2011, I began making plans for a big trip to celebrate my retirement in 2014. Having decided that the trip would be an overland adventure in a Land Rover, I coined the name Bermuda Rover and began this blog to document the preparation and the trip itself.

Craig paragliding in Switzerland
Craig paragliding in Switzerland

Prior to starting this adventure, I had travelled to 30 countries during my lifetime. Those travels included a 6 1/2 week around-the-world trip (by air) and a one-month ‘overlander’ trip in southern Africa.

My 2014 adventure was my most significant trip by far. I drove my Land Rover over 22,000 miles and visited 23 countries over a period of 5.5 months. Six of those countries were repeat visits, so the trip added 17 new countries to my travel map.

My Land Rover served me well but I have now sold it and the new owner plans to travel to Australia with it.

With the big trip done, I’m continuing to use this blog to document my ongoing travels.

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A powerful bird

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Between December 2015 and February 2016, I took a six week solo trip to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam that included two motorcycle tours. It was a wonderful trip that exposed me to some wonderful Asian street food. Now I’m hooked on street food!

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I’ve now visited a total of 57 countries (as of March 2016).

My next trip will take me to Scotland and England before I head back to South East Asia for a three-month visit.

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I look forward to adding more places to my travel map (see images below), as I enjoy visiting new countries and experiencing other cultures.

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5 Comments

  1. Wow I am in Bermuda and love land rovers! Why have I not heard about this before. All the best on your adventure

    1. Thanks James. We’ll be putting out info to the media nearer to the expedition in 2014. We still have to get the Defender modified and take it on a shake-down trip this year.

  2. Hi Craig, we are very glad that you loved our service at Wagner Asia Automotive. Our colleagues at Guava, official distributor of LR in Britain, wanted your contacts from us. Can you please send me an email to tanan@wagnerasia.com? Thanks.

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