License Plates Have Arrived!

The Commonwealth of Virginia came through today with the successful delivery of the license plates for our second Shoebaru Subaru, the right one!

As far as the left shoe?  It is getting some mechanical TLC before the major “shoe-ing” begins!  The fun part is coming up!  Stay tuned!…

Shoebaru Twobaru!

We had a left shoe, and now we’ve got a right shoe as well! Step 1 is complete and we are now moving on to deal with the mechanical issues of the vehicles to get them ready for our epic journey. Let’s just hope there isn’t a family of racoons living in the glove compartment of either of these fine vehicles!…

January Updates

The clock is ticking! We’re getting closer to launch date, July 14th, and we still have a lot to do…

Biggest news is that we have found our latest team mate, Mallory Brown. Mallory is the owner of a Michigan-based one-for-one clothing company, World Clothes Line, which donates an item of clothing to a third-world village for every item purchased.…

Pics of “Lefty”

Here are some shots of our recently purchased 1998 Subaru Forester–half of the duo that’s going to (hopefully) get us to the tip of Africa. We’ll be taking her in for a once-over soon, and then proceed on to fixing any bits that need fixing, and customizing the inside and outside to suit the journey.

Progress so far…

Wow…it’s already December. That means that we only have seven full months left in which to prepare everything…

As one might imagine, preparing for an epic journey such as this is no walk in the park–no siree. We’re at least lucky that everyone involved has prior rally experience, so we have a grasp on what we have to do and how we can do it.…