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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Self Build Campervan/Motorhome index

Here is our index page for self-build campervans and motorhomes Van 1 – NV200 Van type:  Nissan NV200 Year:  2016 Build dates:  March – June 2016 Type:  Campervan Brief spec:  SMALL 🙂  Insulated, 2 berth, small bed, hob, heating, loo, sink, ,custom water tanks, solar, discreet and stealthy Build blog: …

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Van #2 Inspiration

Overview In designing Van #2, we’ve got a couple of years to get it right before we even start.  So, like everyone else, we’re stealing as many ideas as we can from places to see what we like. We’ve designed a layout we think will work, not set in stone,…

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Riga city break

For all pics, see HERE For a change, we decided to hop on a small pre Christmas city break to Riga which is the capital of Latvia.   A place we know nothing about and thought why not!  We booked flights with AirBaltic which is their national carrier and to be…

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2019 and 2020 plans (and more)

Always good to put ideas down on paper 🙂 Our interests are varied, cycle-touring, backpacking and campervanning.  And the current small campervan (aka car) is used as a car so we don’t feel bad if it doesn’t do big trips as its not left of the drive doing nothing.  We’ve got…

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Plans vs Reality

Wow.  Back in late 2016 we posted about our plans for the next year (or two) – see HERE So how did we do 2017 Cycle camping trip to the south of France (again) direct over the hills DONE!  Excellent trip (see HERE ) Month around Scandinavia up to the…

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