Check-Ins

When? Who? Comment Place Location
April 15th, 2021 aurelgroh

Very welcoming people. We stayed in our vehicles rooftoptent and used one of the cabins washroom. They prepared a small and simple dinner for us. The owner engages in reforestation and has done an amazing job. Great view on top of the hill.

Bwindi Panorama Ruhija Natural Resort -1.042997, 29.770562
April 15th, 2021 tony-ontheroad

Only reachable from the north east. Closed with barrier from the south west.

Wild Camp area 37.551530, -1.353970
April 15th, 2021 josedecadena.villamizar

Hotel, Restaurante y servicio de Duchas. $2.000 servicio de ducha
Restrooms, hotel. Showers half dollar.
hotel, banheiro e cachoeiras três reais.

Parador Ovejas 2.842078, -76.543509
April 15th, 2021 LocatingLost

Beautiful view of the ocean, clean, white sand, coral area good for snorkeling (bring water shoes).

Bathroom with shower
Dish washing area
Indoor small store (sari sari) sells ice, etc
Nipa huts with view
Plenty of camping/overlanding area (25+ rigs)
Responsable price, P150 per person per night
4G Signal

La Taverna de Orlanda 16.329510, 119.788230
April 15th, 2021 jo&gaut

Great mechanic, Toyota specialist, but they do everything
Good price, good job. If you are going up north, better to stop there because further it is more difficult to find parts

Here is the contact : Paul Rainsford 0966861472

Precision Workshop -13.646683, 29.366683
April 15th, 2021 franpiran

ótimo lugar para ficar. A praia estava fechada pela pandemia. Ficamos um pouco mais para frente, sem infraestrutura mas muito tranquilo. Lugar lindo, vale a pena.

Ruinierst -20.182323, -51.015039
April 15th, 2021 catch-the-wind.com

No supermarket here in the Oasis Mall. It has closed.
There is a small Italian supermarket about two blocks further on towards Lamu direction. 5 mins walk from here.

Oasis Mall - Ocean supermarket -3.206652, 40.116573
April 15th, 2021 catch-the-wind.com

Very cool Italian restaurant popular with the large Italian local community. Quite expensive.

BarBar Italian Restaurant -3.206660, 40.116628
April 15th, 2021 sophienagel

Stayed here one night with no problems. Park on the garden center side towards the highway. It was suprisingly quiet all night so I slept very well. You are able to reach the wifi from your car which is nice, it is slower but it works.

Walmart - Clearview 30.727266, -86.566305
April 15th, 2021 sophienagel

Stayed here for one night with tons of semis and other vans/ rv's staying overnight. No problems at all, there are vending machines inside near the bathrooms. Also there are two water fountains that are open! (in COVID tines they are sometimes hard to come by) I believe there was security there all night or atleast was there at 9pm when I showed up. Also they have really fast WIFI that you are able to get in the parking lot.

Florida Welcome Center I-10 30.544548, -87.351886
April 15th, 2021 louisawny

We passed through to get some work done before 10am. Very quiet and safe. Great cell phone reception and free wifi.

Veterans Memorial Park and area, Lake Charles 30.231265, -93.221221
April 15th, 2021 bplittle

mall with free WiFi throughout the parking lot

carona del mar plaza 33.605980, -117.873850
April 15th, 2021 Barbarossa

Addendum to my previous post: spectacular place to watch the the sunset, but I think it seems to take on a decidedly less wholesome atmosphere after dark. Probably just kids from Chico going up there to smoke weed or something, but I decided to leave after a few cars pulled in around 1 AM with music blaring. Just a heads up, I wouldn’t say it’s unsafe, just a little heavy in the late night traffic department for my taste.

overlook on 32 39.796757, -121.719728
April 15th, 2021 Miss Daisy

Still 125k ppn, ok stop on the road to from Lusaka to South Luwanga NP. monkeys 🐵

Bridge Camp -15.005162, 30.215103
April 15th, 2021 franpiran

Posto BR. Restaurante bem estruturado. Banheiros limpos.

Posto e restaurante Gramadão -20.176354, -50.990439
April 15th, 2021 Onwheels

This is a Colour and Hardware Store. They also sell metal profiles.

Hakimi Hardware Store -3.949610, 39.745060
April 15th, 2021 hippysquared.com

The some place as Rocky Road backpackers but under new management. Many of the facilities as described for Rocky. Lovely ablutions, including outdoor shower and an outdoor forest bathtub. Camping was R150pppn

Firefly Falls -33.946437, 23.504816
April 15th, 2021 Onwheels

They also sell western / international medicines and malaria pills. If something is not in stock, it is efficiently ordered and delivered. That worked out very well for us. However, a current Kenyan doctor's prescription is also required, which can be obtained, for example, from the "Swiss Cottage Hospital" in Mtwapa.

"Makadara Chemist" Pharmacy -4.010250, 39.723100
April 15th, 2021 Onwheels

Entrance to Nyali City Mall. Carrefour grocery store, French bakery, pharmacy with some international medicines. ATTENTION: Entrance NOT for BigRigs. Lower level parking spaces.

Entry to CityMall -4.018900, 39.720910
April 15th, 2021 juntosporamerica4x4

Supermercado muy completo, tiene ferretería y artículos de camping.
Encontramos todo lo que necesitábamos !!
Cierran durante la hora de almuerzo.

Supermarket and Ferreteria -47.253703, -72.574070
April 15th, 2021 Onwheels

SafariCom Kenyan SIM Card, M-Pesa loading and so on

SafariCom office -4.021590, 39.718930
April 15th, 2021 2ADVriders

The hotel is now called Herradura, I guess new owners?... we spent the night here on our way south from Xilitla, nothing fancy but decent enough and, if you are in the back rooms as we were, it’s quiet! There was secure parking at the back that could fit medium size RVs, hot water, breakfast available and WiFi although that didn’t work in our room.
The room was large, no A/C but with windows open and a fan we were OK (no mosquitoes)
We paid $250 for the night and had a double room... fair price I would say.
There is a small Abarrotes across the street along with a tortas place.
Good option when passing through.

Hotel Conchita 20.883791, -98.703306
April 15th, 2021 Onwheels

"Swiss Cottage Hospital" is a simple clinic for simple health matters. Open 24 hrs !! Blood tests are evaluated electronically and promptly, for example for malaria or other symptoms. Nice doctors. Good treatment. We were pleasantly surprised.

Swiss Cottage Hospital -3.951050, 39.745540
April 15th, 2021 caritob

They fixed my engine oil leak. Is a car wash too. They open at 9:30 to 18:30.

Multiservicios el Aleman 24.789503, -107.418007
April 15th, 2021 Onwheels

We stood here for a good two and a half weeks. Hedi and Uli are two lovely people. The Swiss Hedi knows how to tell exciting stories. Hedi and Uli are very helpful. To fill up with water, they have a hose laid, and a cable is laid out to draw power. Clean pool, simple but clean toilets and showers. Difficult access to the garden area where you can camp. You have to drive over sometimes high roots. Access difficult for large and tall vehicles - problematic for a width of 2.5m. Space for big rigs is limited due to the low-hanging branches and high roots. Very nice tree population. Very well-kept property. Some baobabs. The side street leading along the property is busier than expected. Mosque nearby and on Sundays the church next door is partially annoying. And as someone has already written, it is not a campsite, but you camp in someone's garden.

Edelweiss Lodge -3.896570, 39.787912
April 15th, 2021 natedog211

Free! Just across the street from the campground. Clean fill water.

Dump and water fill 35.125570, -75.924682
April 15th, 2021 sollombardofotografia

Estacionamento frente al mar. Linda plaza.
Muy tranquilo se ve.

Informal Campsite -7.283980, -34.799920
April 15th, 2021 nicole.stratman89

Confirmed with parking guard that it’s ok to park overnight here. Beautiful views to arise to. St. Pete is definitely alive by 8am, even on a Thursday morn. Probably about 3 cars when we arrived & awoke to several more.

Between the Bay and Arboretum 27.782313, -82.625512
April 15th, 2021 marcelo1402

O lugar costumava receber eventos em São Joaquim, porém devido a pandemia está meio abandonado. Ainda existe uma feira de artesanatos porém os locais onde eram feitos eventos com animais (provavelmente rodeios) está meio abandonado. Tem local pra dormir, com água e não encontramos eletricidade. O lugar é bastante calmo, e para ficarmos nesse local, conversamos com uma pessoa que estava na feira de artesanatos. Ao anoitecer o guarda do local veio nos questionar quem deixou a gente dormir ali, informamos que foi a pessoa da feira de artesanatos, porém mesmo assim ele ligou para a secretária da cidade e ela nos permitiu ficar nesse local. Segundo informações de outras pessoas que conversamos, este local é para camping dos visitantes de São Joaquim.

Parque Nacional da Maçã -28.275747, -49.928150
April 15th, 2021 thisbigroadtrip.com

Epic camp spot as others have mentioned. The Tucks noted the camp spot is prior to the dot but I am not sure it is; regardless, their flat spot is now fenced and gated so you’ll have to drop more into the riverbed. When we were there the river bed and associated trail through it were packed down and easy to drive. A few 2wd cars drove through as if it was just a road. The trail in the river bed continues another 1km to some more great sites for camping. If you climb, then getting to the end and camping would have you closer to the climbing routes.
For a very unique and spectacular site, check out the Slot Canyon site we posted on iOverlander, which is close to here.
We just camped right on the river bed (see truck camper pic) Quiet other than a couple of cyclists a day and a homer or two - all very friendly.

Cliff camp 25.613369, -100.505581