Sri Lanka – Colombo to Kandy

Colombo Fort station is pretty busy, and there is one screen showing platform departures, and surprisingly the train turned up early, the first=class observation car was connected, and our seats were there and there was oodles of room!  More surprisingly, the train left bang on time and swiftly headed to…

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Self Build Suppliers

For van #2 index, see HERE There are many suppliers, some specialist and some general. This list will be updated over the next few years, and we’re adding locations on a googlemap so that we can see where they are in case we’re passing. All have showrooms (of sorts) Suppliers, and…

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Van #2 – Gas

For van #2 index, see HERE We need a van to last for 2-3 months minimum with onboard supplies, and Gas is one of those things that can run out! One way around that issue is with refillable gas, and whilst I loved ours in the old van, I get the…

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Design of Van #2

In order to figure out if our plan is realistic, we’ve made a scale model in TinkerCAD with real-size appliances and equipment to see if it fits.  The floorplan is based on a L2H2 Ducato/Citroen/Pergot chassis – but ASSUMES the walls are square, the bulkhead is square, the rear arches…

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Why Van #2 Idea

No doubt, any avid readers (lol!) will be asking, why are we thinking of Van #2 after just building the NV200 campervan – and no doubt assuming its not working, or is wrong, etc etc. So just to clarify 🙂 …. The NV200 was built with a 5 year plan…

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Van #2 Build Index

Research The van #2 build project isn’t now, its in the future, and this time we’re going to use this blog as our scrapbook portal and research list.  It’ll be a good couple of years of research, stealing inspiration, finding products and suppliers.  Its all listed here which may be…

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