Come along to Morocco as we tackle everything from rocks to silt to dunes in a 2007 Land Rover Defender 110.
In 2016 my navigator Sabrina Howells and I participated in the Rallye Aicha des Gazelles, an all-female, nine-day, off-road event through Morocco with no GPS. Points are awarded for the shortest distance between checkpoints, not the fastest time. All navigation is done with a compass and a map.
This is a three part video series of our third attempt to take the win in one of the toughest motorsports events in the world.
This first episode finds Sabrina and I taking our 2007 Land Rover Defender 110 up and over a treacherous mountain of both large and loose rocks to get to a checkpoint. We also get our first day in the Merzouga dunes and we introduce you to team 180 along with their 2013 Toyota Tacoma, otherwise known as the Morocco Taco.