323- Pablo and Anna Comic Strip, Season 01

A comic strip about travelling around the world with a van???

Sometimes breakdowns occur for a reason. In August 2014 we were in the northern tip of Newfoundland, with a broken torsion bar in the land of very far away, when a guy arrived with his overloaded motorcycle. Cemil Alyanak was travelling from Washington D.C., and got surprised with our story of 14 years non-stop living in the road. We had dinner and he left the following day with a bug in his brain.

One month later he wrote to us with a brilliant idea: ‘everybody has done books and documentaries about travelling, but no one has ever done a comic strip. Would you be interested? I’ve read your books, and I’m sure you’ll have a lot of funny stories to share.’ We loved the idea.

He had a friend, Mike Cucurullo, an amazing de from Boston, and we started to have fun in very long Skype conversations.

All started with a crazy idea. Again.

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“The Book of Independence works its magic like a bellows on the embers of wanderlust, inspiring us to break away from the norm, to slow down and smell the proverbial roses… or cow or elephant dung. It’s not about what you’ll do after you retire, it’s about what you do before you die.”
Chris Collard, Chief Editor, Overland Journal Magazine


On year 2000, Pablo Rey (Buenos Aires) and Anna Callau (Barcelona) quit their jobs and rented out their apartment in Spain to travel around the world during four years. Four somehow turned into fifteen. The couple, living out of their small 4WD van, a.k.a. La Cucaracha, has travelled more than 220,000 miles, passing through 60 countries, with no end in sight.

After leaving Southern Europe, these committed nomads have driven through the Middle East, Africa —from North to South, the entire American continent —from Tierra del Fuego (at the Southern tip of Patagonia) to the Arctic Ocean in Alaska, before settling in for a couple of years of discovery in North America. Getting here was no small feat. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean from South Africa to Argentina in a fishing vessel, survived elephant and Kalashnikov attacks in Africa and paddled down an Amazon river in a 6-log wooden raft. Their engine broke down in the middle of the Sudanese Sahara and froze at 15,000 feet during a very cold winter in the Bolivian Altiplano, and that’s just scratching the surface.

In 15 years they have met, shared food and stayed with some truly amazing and hospitable people. Whether in a house, hut, tent or under the stars, the take away is the same, in whatever culture, remove the dogma and indoctrination and you realize that we are all the same, one big human family living in a beautiful, albeit fragile, Earthly home.


Pablo Rey (Buenos Aires) and Anna Callau (Barcelona) also known as #viajeros4x4x4, have been overlanding the world non stop since 2000 on a 4WD Delica van. They mastered the art of solving problems (breakdowns and police harassment, between them) in far away places, while enjoying their nomadic lifestyle.

They’ve been 3 years driving through Middle East and Africa, between Cairo and Cape Town; 7 years all around South America, and 7 years going to every corner of Central and North America. They crossed the Southern Atlantic Ocean in a fishing vessel, descended an Amazon river in a 6 log wooden raft, and walked with a swiss knife between elephants in wild Africa. On the last two years they started to travel by foot (Pyrenees mountains coast to coast, two months) and motorbike (Asia), with the smallest lugagge possible.

Pablo has written three books in Spanish (one translated in English), many articles to magazines like Overland Journal and Lonely Planet and both are in the short list of the most respected latino overlanders.

¿When will the journey end? It doesn’t end, the journey is life itself.

4 thoughts on “323- Pablo and Anna Comic Strip, Season 01

  1. Hola Pablo,hola Anna,espero todo bien con Uds. no se por donde andan…? nosotros estaremos en Miami del 4 de marzo hasta el 24 de marzo ,despues en nuestra casa en Cordoba. Espero algun dia volver a encontrarnos.Buen viaje , abrazos . Juan y Graciela

    1. Hola Juan! Estamos por Baja California, empezando nuevos proyectos, echando alguna nueva raíz! Miami y Córdoba nos quedan un poco lejos esta vez, pero siempre nos acordamos de ustedes y del rinconcito que nos tienen reservado en Córdoba. Abrazo, amaneciendo en La Cucaracha!

  2. Hola Anna y Pablo,
    Me allegro de saber de vosotros.
    Estuve en Baja California en 2010, canto tiempo ha pasado, asi quen tiempo de volver. For done en Baja estais.

    Yo hice un viaje el año pasado para celebrar mis 70 años en moto desde Colombia a Ushuaia, me acordè mucho de vosotros. Fabuloso viaje!!!
    Quizas un dia vamos Pedro y yo a Baja. Si estais alli, nos hemos de ver.
    Abrazos y que os vaya bien.

    1. 70 años en moto! Qué grandes! Todo indica que estaremos más a menudo por Baja aunque eso sí, continuaremos viajando por el mundo. Seguro que nos cruzaremos Nina! Abrazos para ti y para Pedro!

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