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Sweden to the Western Fjords

When I last wrote in this blog we were on a small island in Siljan Lake in central Sweden, one thing that surprised me was the fairly low water level of the lake, you could easily see the high water…

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Southern and Central Sweden, a wild camping heaven.

After crossing the mightily impressive (and crazy expensive) Oresund Bridge that links Denmark to Sweden, we decided to head South to the tiny peninsular that juts out back towards Denmark called Falsterbo. I’m pretty sure most tourists would go the…

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Trading places….or downsizing campers.

As most of you will know up until the end of 2018, we had for the previous 7 years been using/travelling a ex-military Leyland Daf 4×4 truck with a fully loaded weight of nudging 10 tonnes, we are now travelling…

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Cross the Channel and away……

We left the UK at the end of March, and for the first time in a camper used the channel tunnel to get to France, this was quite a weird feeling driving a 3 metre plus high vehicle onto a…

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Back on the road again…….. but first a quick update.

Most readers of this blog will know that we have now sold our Leyland Daf overland truck, and purchased a new much more “sensible” camper, more of this in a bit. Colonel K had one last hurrah before he was…

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Heavy Heavy Heart

It is with a very heavy heart that I have to tell you that Colonel K, our trusty Leyland Daf overland truck, has been sold. I like to think that he has got a new custodian rather than a new…

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Colonel K is up for sale

We’ve taken the tough decision to sell our trusty Overland Truck, Colonel K. Here is a link to the advert on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/253860162381 We are after £38,000, or €43,000 for the truck and the mountain of spares and accessories. Below…

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Xmas and New Year, a real chillin’ time

Christmas and New Year is a difficult time to be camping in South Africa, because as we are in the southern hemisphere it is their summer and so for about four weeks everyone goes camping crazy. We found this out…

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South Africa, Falls, wine, falls, and more wine

After leaving the stunning Kalagadi National Park, we headed due south to Upington where we stocked up on a few essentials, and then drove west to Augrabies Falls National Park. We had zero expectations of this place, as we knew…

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, expectations were high….

We promised ourselves that we would visit Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, in the extreme north of South Africa, again after previously seeing it in the ‘wet’ season. Last time we were here we had an amazing experience self driving ourselves around…

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