Why do people live in vans? The reasons that come to my mind first are vaguely the same as those that pop up on Google after a quick search: freedom, simplicity, to save money, to travel, and pure enjoyment. Why do I live in van? Well, mainly to travel, to be with my boyfriend and […]Read More #ProjectVanLife
Days: 9 Miles: 969 Hitch hikers: 1, Jim ‘Melonsmasher’ Edwards 60 amp fuses broken: 2 Stroopwafels consumed: too many to count Vague route: Tewkesbury to London, UK Harwich ferry crossing to Rotterdam, Holland Westzaan, Amsterdam, Holland Fedderwardsiel, Germany Hamburg, Germnay Ronaes Strand, Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark Holland – Our pal Jimmy, who we worked with on […]Read More Tewkesbury to Copenhagen
And were outta here!!! We are currently waiting in the local tyre shop to get a new car battery and then out onto the open road, the dusty highway. The last two weeks have been full steam ahead with the final adjustments. The V5C arrived back at HQ far sooner than we had expected. We […]Read More Van Conversion: Weeks 9 and 10
For someone who doesn’t like reading it’s strange that I actually really enjoy writing. Technically I am not the best but I will try. Full disclosures now, if you hate bad punctuation and grammar, do not bother reading this. Most people love adventure if you do I think you will enjoy following Susannah and […]Read More Why!!
I was beginning to lose track of time on this project. The setting off date was being pushed back later and later, everyday was basically the same consisting of wake up, convert van, spend a lot of money, go to bed worrying, along with a piling up of unfinished jobs and people constantly asking when […]Read More Van Conversion: Weeks 6, 7, and 8
If there is a person out there who is an avid fan of this blog and could not wait for the third weekly instalment of the van conversion diaries, I do apologise for my blog upkeep sloppiness. Holidays, post holiday blues and bank holidays just got in the way. Three days before our trip to […]Read More Van Conversion: Weeks 3, 4, and 5
No news to report on the window other than it is still leaking. No news to report on the weather other than it is still raining. Conclusion: no possibility of repair as of yet. But there is always next week! Nevertheless, slow progress has turned into fast progress and Tina is looking fresh. Although, we […]Read More Van Conversion: Week 2