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David Atkinson

David started his training with us in December 2016

- What did you do for a living before becoming crew?

Maintenance man for a Buddhist monastery in Sussex.

- Why did you become Dragoman crew?

Wanted to work abroad doing something a bit different and had a driving licence and some mechanical knowledge.

- What's your favourite destination?

So far Chile for its varied landscapes and locals who are enthusiastic about there country.

- What has been your favourite or most memorable occasion on the road?

Accidentally becoming part of a religous parade in La Paz while being in the truck en route to the hotel.

- What's the most essential item in your backpack?

Ear plugs!

- What is your one piece of advice to future overlanders/passengers?

Stay awake or so much will pass you by, you have the chance to see beautiful places and build lasting friendships.