Mongolia – Morocco – Sri Lanka – Silk Road Overland
Rensina van den Heuvel is a passionate overlander – traveling off the beaten track is her and partner Allen’s passion.
You can join them on some or all of an ultimate 6 month overland journey on the Silk Road. More on that here
Other Trips coming up include:
Magnificent Morocco Guided Tour Feb 2-23 2016 MORE
Morocco is like stepping into another WORLD! The culture is extraordinary and will tantalise all of your senses. My itinerary for this trip has been designed, for you to see the best of Morocco.
Sri Lanka – Work with Women’s Empowerment
30 April – 24 May 2016 (women only, tentative, this trip is still baking… MORE
This is a tour in Sri Lanka for women who want to contribute to the empowerment of women in some of the villages. To give something back whilst exploring some of this beautiful country of Sri Lanka. This is an opportunity to work with women in a few villages, in Uva Province in the Southern Central region.
The women here are learning and gathering skills to create their own self sustaining income. It will be a wonderful opportunity to share a small part of each others lives and immerse yourself in the daily life in this incredible culture. Interested in this trip email me
Camping Expedition in Mongolia
Cultural Overland Trip 1 -27 July 2016 MORE
More from Rensina
Driving overland from Bulgaria to Mongolia in Russian 4X4 vehicles! Going over in one direction from Bulgaria through Georgia, Russia and on to Mongolia. Return trip is west across Mongolia, into Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan (or Iran) then on to Turkey and Bulgaria. Rensina van den Heuvel is a passionate overlander – leading […]
The early morning locals market is a riot of smells, from yummy to yuck in one breath. Slimy fish entrails, slide down from concrete benches, as the women clean and gut the days produce, almost everything is still alive. Prawns squirm in shallow bowls of water, frogs with a confused looks in their beady eyes […]
In remote Western Mongolia, there is a sprinkling of brilliant white snow on the mountains and as we come over a slight rise, a few small gers come into view. Allen is looking for some directions. Driving slowly towards the family camp, two women, one elder, an older man and a small girl emerge from […]
Our own Western perceptions of ‘Giving’ can sometimes be way out of alignment especially when it comes to other Cultures. A friend in Brisbane told me a small story of his experience of trying to ‘give’ to someone from another culture and the result what not what he expected. Upon moving into his new abode, […]
I wake. The truck is still and it’s quiet outside. Yey! No buffeting, sandblasting wind and the constant roaring which had become a familiar sound, has ceased. It is peaceful and all I hear is the meditative, gently soothing sound of waves .