7 international road trips you won’t want to miss

Trans Canada Highway: from St John’s to Victoria

Alaska Highway: from Dawson Creek to Delta Junction

The Hippie Trail: from India to London

Want to relive your 1970s glory days on the Hippie Trail? A good place to start would be your state motoring organisation to find out the current position on obtaining a carnet de passage. The route takes you to India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece, the Netherlands and England with a distance of around 7,500 kilometres. The ideal time to allow would be two to three months but make sure to check the latest security warnings before travelling to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Trans Siberian: from Vladivostok to Moscow

Route 66: from Chicago to L.A

Pan Americana: from Bogota to Ushuaia

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