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SURF. CLIMB. EXPLORE.

We are driving to the southern most tip of South America from Canada in our custom built Mitsubishi Delica that we call Peso.   Wandering Peso was born out of our dream to adventure into raw, honest and wild places around the world.  

We have been wandering and exploring this route since June 2018 and we’d love for you to follow along. 

JOURNEY

Places, adventures and delicious food!

VAN

 All the nitty gritty about Peso and the mods for the journey.

GEAR

All about the gear that we own, abuse and use on this trip.

Insulation

Insulation

What we did: Removed all interior panels and cotton insulation. Ceiling: 25% coverage of CLD tiles, 100% coverage with Thinsulate SM600 adhered with 3M90 adhesive spray. Side walls: 25% coverage with CLD tiles (Stinger Brand),  100% coverage with Thinsulate SM600 adhered with 3M90 adhesive spray. Floor: Neoprene strips in between flooring ribs, 1 full sheet […]

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Espar Diesel Heater

Espar Diesel Heater

Who doesn’t want to take a hot shower after a long day on the trail or playing in the ocean? Hot water that used the same fuel as our van, diesel in this case, is why we chose to go with the Espar Hydronic D5E heater. We also loved that we could heat the interior […]

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Bigger is Better: Battery Lessons on the Road

Bigger is Better: Battery Lessons on the Road

Bigger is better; in the case of batteries for overlanding.  In the planning process for building out our battery and solar system we found there is a lot of information out there, but little that applied and that was relevant to our situation and charging capabilities. Each system is unique to your own power needs […]

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Auxiliary Fuel Tank

Auxiliary Fuel Tank

What we did: Designed the auxiliary fuel tank Constructed a cardboard prototype to fit in place Calculated the volume and made a few adjustments. Nick at Suicide Lane Cycles in SLC, Utah hand cut and welded it together from 1/8″ 6061 aluminum sheets (On a side note: originally we had a plasma cutter lined up, but […]

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Pepe’s – Best Fish Tacos in Mexico

Pepe’s – Best Fish Tacos in Mexico

Pepe’s Tacos This is one of those places that is a hidden gem discovered in the right place and at the right time.  It’s a place you’ll remember for it’s obscure location, eccentric characters, rustic decor and unforgettable tacos.   Walking down the dark alley trailed by a few street dogs, we came upon a […]

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Window Security

Window Security

What we did: Tinted all the windows with a 20% ceramic tint. The windshield is 70% and greatly reduces the amount of heat we feel while driving. Definitely worth doing! Applied an 8 mil security film to the front windows and the middle slider windows. Fabricated steel brackets with security fasteners to mount two 3/16” […]

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Iztaccíhuatl – Pushing Your Limits

Iztaccíhuatl – Pushing Your Limits

Mountain Persuasion... You know it could possibly be an addiction when it hurts so bad it feels good. View from Iztaccíhuatl, Mexico You know it could possibly be an addiction when it hurts so bad it feels good.  That pretty much sums up how I felt at the end of this thirteen and half hour […]

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