The Land Rover:

This was the first Land Rover. The Discovery was bought in 2001

Specs are as follows:

Model: 109" Station wagon
Engine: Series III 2.25L diesel engine
Year: 1968 (OK, we admit, it's older than us, but hey, it's ours!!)
Built: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Unit number: H131

Additional items: Fairey Overdrive, dual battery system, long range fuel tank, Rooftop tent, fridge plus a whole lot of jerry cans and spares!!


  • Max speed: 60Mph
  • Max fuel load: 90 Litres
  • Fuel Consumption: 12L / 100Km
  • Current tyres: Firestone 7.50X16

The images below all have a link to a bigger picture and show a very clean Land Rover prior to out trip!


The picture below is a photo of the previous owners (Brian and Jenny Muller) crossing the equator in 1994.