A dirt and sand road in Joshua Tree National Park leads out of the park onto BLM land and solitude. Photo by the author

The Journey of Overlanding: Escapism in Crazy Times

Hitting the road, then leaving it, in search of a journey, a destination, and some solitude

Robert Roy Britt
Sep 24, 2020 · 10 min read

When I bought my first Jeep ever in January 2018, I had no idea how much use I’d get out of it, or what it would transform into, or just how brilliantly it would fill the need for a little escapism in the crazy year of 2020.