Tag: BeyondTheVan

Where have I been? So much has changed!

It’s been a while since I wrote a Blog… and now it’s time to put that right. But where have I been and what have I been doing? The answer my friends is I’ve been living and enjoying life! The

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We’ve gone to Portugal!

My winter plan for this year was largely decided for me by the rather cold UK weather. Having spent the first 16 years of my life in Scotland, the cold weather doesn’t phase me. However, what does bother me is

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From coachbuilt to custom…

*** This may not be my most recent blog post. As of August 2017, many new blog posts are only available to subscribed blog followers. Here’s why. *** There we were – myself, Ted and my good friend Eava, walking

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Not the surprise I hoped for…

Having previously thought the French just like to laugh a lot, it turns out that my version of “I speak a little French” actually translated to “My French is very little garden pea”. Which when you think about it, still

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Off Grid Living

Boxing Day… When better to head for the hills, go back to basics and enjoy Wales? Bike loaded up, time to head off! Ted and I headed to Snowdonia and parked up next to Bala Lake when we arrived after

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A True Inspiration

Van Life In Portugal. We stayed in our spot for a few nights at Barragem de Santa Clara to have a good break from the many miles of driving. A beautiful place, so very peaceful. It was just the break

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Bon Voyage!

Beyond The Van Travelling to Europe Part 1 Mid afternoon on March 1st 2016, exactly when we had planned to head down to Poole to start our adventure to Europe – and we’re actually ready! Van all packed: check. Both

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Beyond to Wales – Part 2

Wild Camping Lake Vyrnwy We spent most of New Years Day perfectly content parked up in our spot in Elan Valley. It was mostly a lazy day, Kirsty had her book and I had the internet (this is more the

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Happy New Year 2016 !!

Happy New Year! A dedicated Blog post for New Year seems appropriate! Especially when we’re wild camped in Elan Valley! And now I’ve worked out how to make my photos enlarge when you click on them So, we arrived last

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