Van life takes a dramatic twist

Maybe it was a twist of fate, or maybe things were going just a little too well…whatever  the reason, life in the van came to an abrupt end shortly after my last blog post. It was something that we had feared might happen, but didn’t quite believe it would!

Luckily for us it was a beautiful day, so we could bask in the sun while we waited for the tow truck. And we were stuck in the most beautiful place: Aurland, right next to the fjord.

2017-07-04 09.49.55
Aurland. There are worse places to be broken down!

Continue reading “Van life takes a dramatic twist”

Converting a VW Transporter: first steps

‘Let’s get a van,’ we said. ‘Let’s drive it all over the continent,’ we said. ‘We’ll do it up, build a bed in there, chuck in some soft furnishings and live in it.’ That’s pretty much how easily the plan came together. What’s not quite as easy is the work to do it up! Fortunately, we’ve made a good start and the dream is getting a little closer to reality.

Continue reading “Converting a VW Transporter: first steps”