The Driving Handbook



The Driving Handbook

This is THE essential, comprehensive driving guide for anyone planning to drive overland through Mexico, Central and South America.

Order your copy of AMERICAS OVERLAND for $29.95.  An eBook version is also available, click here.

Don and Kim Greene have been exploring Mexico and Central America for 25 years.  As leaders of the World of Wonders Project for Adventure Learning Foundation, they completed an overland driving expedition from Arizona, USA to Tierra del Fuego at the tip of South America and back, a journey of over 32,000 miles/52,500 kilometers!

The Handbook is the culmination of 4 years of research and contains information and forms for crossing borders and optaining temporary vehicle importation into countries across the region.

Americas Overland-The Driving Handbook covers driving through 16 countries: Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.

The Handbook is written for driving cars, campers, motorhomes and motorcycles through the Americas, with advice on topics such as:

  • Why drive, with additional options such as tag-along trips and tours

  • Pre-trip planning

  • General preparation and equipment, maintenance before and while on the road

  • Documents required

  • Border crossings made easy with sample importation documents

  • GPS coordinates

  • Camping locations

  • Vehicle choices, 2 wheel drive, 4x4s and 4x4 motorhomes

The Handbook also contains

  • Color maps and photos

  • Suggestions for routes through each country

  • Day to day life on the road anecdotes

  • Advice and contact information for shipping vehicles between Central and South America

  • Tables of measurements and conversions

Click here to download the first 10 pages of Americas Overland - The Driving Handbook to preview.

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