ABOUT US

Currently: Traveling from GXV back out to Colorado. Next stop: Pagosa Springs and Durango.

We're a traveling duo working and playing full-time from our overland expedition vehicle. Martin & Bethany’s goal is to provide meaningful, insightful dialogue about overland travel and the pursuit of adventure all over North & South America.

Why "Two if Overland?" Our name is a play off of the phrase, “One, if by land, and two, if by sea” coined by American poet, Henry W. Longfellow. As "Two if Overland" we aim to be a beacon for sustainable small living, an “ethovoric” philosophy on food and, of course, a travel-centric lifestyle.

The M1083 Cab in a Nutshell

We’ve posted a lot about our expedition vehicle’s cabin and gear garage, but the cab itself seems to have been relegated to proverbial red-headed stepchild status. To those of you who’ve been asking, “What about the cab?” This one’s for you. It’s the least exciting part of our overland adventure truck to look at, to be sure, but the M1083 holds a few gems in its compact cab-over body. From the central tire inflation system that allows us to change tire pressure at the touch of a button, to the stellar little military heating system that keeps us warm & toasty, the simplicity of the M1083 shell warranted its own post today.

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Logan Canyon Video Shoot

On Truck & Travel: The Questions We Get Most

After a video of our truck was published on YouTube on Dylan Magaster’s channel in October 2016, we were astounded at the outpouring of responses. In just a few weeks, nearly 300,000 viewers watched, many of whom commented with questions and comments. After sifting through hundreds of comments, here are a few of the things people wanted clarification on most.

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Logan Canyon Video Shoot

On Truck & Travel: The Questions We Get Most

After a video of our truck was published on YouTube on Dylan Magaster’s channel in October 2016, we were astounded at the outpouring of responses. In just a few weeks, nearly 300,000 viewers watched, many of whom commented with questions and comments. After sifting through hundreds of comments, here are a few of the things people wanted clarification on most.

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Dear Bend: We’re sorry we ever doubted you.

Dear Bend, Oregon: We’re sorry we ever doubted your prowess as a magnet for the adventurer, the athlete, or the foodie. We apologize that during our previous prime-time summer visits, we found your city too laden with tourists, too inauthentic in the sameness of its neighborhoods, too flat in its diversity, too filled with traffic for a city that seems it ought to carry a small-town vibe. While everyone raved about your accessibility to stellar trails, mountain biking, skiing, running and paddling, we saw unfortunate city sprawl, master-planned subdivisions with copycat homes, and tourists. Lots of tourists. We had almost entirely written off Bend as an outdoor city on our short list of cool places to potentially live. But, initial impressions, while still steeped in truth, are still worth questioning.

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The M1083 Cab in a Nutshell

We’ve posted a lot about our expedition vehicle’s cabin and gear garage, but the cab itself seems to have been relegated to proverbial red-headed stepchild status. To those of you who’ve been asking, “What about the cab?” This one’s for you. It’s the least exciting part of our overland adventure truck to look at, to be sure, but the M1083 holds a few gems in its compact cab-over body. From the central tire inflation system that allows us to change tire pressure at the touch of a button, to the stellar little military heating system that keeps us warm & toasty, the simplicity of the M1083 shell warranted its own post today.

Read more
Logan Canyon Video Shoot

On Truck & Travel: The Questions We Get Most

After a video of our truck was published on YouTube on Dylan Magaster’s channel in October 2016, we were astounded at the outpouring of responses. In just a few weeks, nearly 300,000 viewers watched, many of whom commented with questions and comments. After sifting through hundreds of comments, here are a few of the things people wanted clarification on most.

Read more