We have long wanted to return to Israel and Jordan with the Sand Ship Discovery and drive the Final Mile of our Roads End to Roads End Jeep Expedition, A World Odyssey - The Epic Voyage of the Sand Ship Discovery.  Several years ago the border posts between the two countries opened and it is possible to drive from one country to the other.  However plans have once again been thwarted by human nature with the current political situation in the Middle East in particular and the world in general.  


     We are seeking someone who would be interested in taking on the daunting task of writing up our story.  We have our journals that tell the story, but we need someone who can scan though all those journal pages and put together a sellable story.  Some one who has had some experience in writing and traveling would be a great asset, someone who would be compatible with both Loren and I and someone who is a romantic high adventurer at heart.   If that is you, please contact us by email, patricia@outbackofbeyond.com

The following is a note from Loren to his granddaughter, Kandi Lee .....

     "Kandi Lee, little sweetheart, because Patty all too often leaves herself out of the equation, out of the picture / out of the narrative (which is absolutely 110 percent ludicrous / wrong) and because your grandfather's off the back wall / off the charts journalistics / writing will never ever suffice, cut the mustard / get the job done we are desperately seeking a writer, journalist, co-partner, someone who has the desire and the talent to dig and sift through hundreds of pages of in-the-field expedition journals and tell the whole story of our Roads End to Roads End Expedition. And if you are in any doubt about Patty's contribution to A World Odyssey -The Epic Voyage of the Sand Ship Discovery, then might your grandfather ask you to examine his somewhat questionable track record, there you will find; if not for Patty, your grandfather would still be at it / in over his balding head trying to drive around the world."