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Category Archives: Expedition Vehicles

Steph Hits The News Again – Twice In One Day

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Steph is in the news again. This time twice in the same day. First, in a story in MSN Money: http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/SavingandDebt/FindDealsOnline/big-discounts-on-little-pleasures.aspx Second, in a story on FoxNews: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2010/04/16/rv-travel-beginners/ The Fox story included a link to our Travel web site, www.HackneysTravel.com, …

Expedition Detritus

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Much to the chagrin of my long-suffering wife, I’m a bit of a pack rat, as well as a horizontal filer. What that translates into is an office that inevitably evolves into stacks of material covering every horizontal surface. To …

Truck Camper Magazine Interview – Part Two

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Part two of our interview by Truck Camper Magazine is here: http://www.truckcampermagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=842&Itemid=34 .

Five Star Happy Campers

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

While unpacking the Fuso after its arrival from South America we found a few pounds of white powder. We were not amused. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/fivestarhappycampers.pdf .

The Fuso Stuff

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

We’ve been asked more than once what we carried on the Fuso in its 10,000 liters of locking storage space. Since we loaded it as we built it, and started ejecting stuff off of it immediately after pulling out, we …

Truck Camper Magazine Interview – Part One

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

We were recently interviewed by Truck Camper Magazine. The interview is here: http://www.truckcampermagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=841&Itemid=34 .

The Circle of Trust

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

OK, so it’s been a while… Four months, in fact. It’s been almost exactly four months since we handed over the keys and paperwork to ship our Fuso from Guayaquil, Ecuador to Long Beach, California. I know what you’re thinking, …

Fuso Update

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Our Fuso is still in South America. We’ve had some issues with the American shipping company we contracted to ship the truck from Guayaquil, Ecuador to Long Beach, California. It has been a very challenging and stressful experience so far, …

Fuso Frame Break Repair Complete

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Frame repair is complete. Shots from yesterday. Shots from today. Frame break area.   Crack area, reinforcement of passenger side to hopefully prevent a break on that side.   We are heading for the Amazon basin tomorrow where I hope …

Fuso Frame Saga Update

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Our day began with a beautiful sunrise glowing on the snow capped volcano across the highway from where we were camped. We were in the parking lot of a hotel created from a hacienda built in 1555, where no less …