That’s All Folks – Peter 9

15th August 2015:

Well folks; That’s It.

We undertook to drive overlandtoparis and we have done just that, driven 25,500 kilometers via 18 countries in 3.5 months. we visited Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, China, Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Germany and France   We hope you have enjoyed sharing and reading about our adventures, the people we met and the challenges we faced.

If there is one lesson that I have learnt from this adventure is that the world is full of beautiful hospitable people. We found that from Malaysia to France all people were essentially the same, they aspired to the same things, found family and friends the core of their lives and wished nobody harm. We read no newspapers, saw no TV and therefore had no fear; with a smile and patience you can conquer the world.

Until a future adventure, take care, keep smiling and don’t let the media create fear in you.


9 thoughts on “That’s All Folks – Peter

  1. Reply Stephen Maher Aug 15,2015 9:35 am

    Well done!

  2. Reply Erwin Aug 15,2015 10:40 am

    Congratulations you did it. What a great trip. This one is still in the back of my head. Hope to catch up with you in Mandurah soon. Thanks a lot for all this interesting posts and great photos. Well done!

  3. Reply Patto Aug 16,2015 2:01 am

    Great storytelling , what a great adventure well done

  4. Reply Piet en Petra van der Putten Aug 16,2015 4:34 am

    Peter jullie hebben een tour beëindigd die menig niet durft te maken, zeker door landen waar wij van denken en horen daar moet je niet komen. Door jullie reis is wel duidelijk dat er nog zoveel mensen zijn, die net als wij onwetend zijn over de gastvrijheid en behulpzaamheid van die mensen. Geen TV of krant en dan blijft er geen angst over zullen wij allen deze in de ban doen of kunne we niet meer zonder.
    Je bent nu voor een korte periode in Holland daar waar jou ouders vandaan komen voor je weer terug gaat naar Australië, hoop dat je ook van onze gastvrijheid kunt genieten.
    Peter Chapeau en we houden contact via Skype.

  5. Reply Matt Aug 16,2015 6:13 am

    Congrats lads from Matt, Yo and Amelia. Get in touch if you ever drop by KL!

  6. Reply Steven Aug 17,2015 3:21 am

    Hi Guys, just met you both yesterday in Mol (Belgium). I saw the blog, it’s just amazing. Hope 2 see you again at our Overlanders Meeting.
    Steven (Green LT 4×4 with the rooftent)

  7. Reply Pete Saunders Aug 18,2015 2:31 am

    Hi PJ, Congratulations to you and the guys on what sounded like a trip of a life time, we are looking forward to sitting around the camp fire hearing all about your trip.

    So what’s the next adventure Pete, you have ticked a few off your bucket list now,,,,

    Are you still coming to Bathurst ? we are leaving on Sat 26 Sept if you want to come?
    When are you back in town ?

    Pete and shazz

  8. Reply Cheryl Butlin Aug 18,2015 3:24 am

    Congratulations guys! Brilliant! Great following your trip. Thanks for the stories! Safe and happy trip home! Bill & Cheryl

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