Some say this strange box on four wheels is the most iconic type of camper van in the world!

They’re not the best equipped campers on the market. Nor the fastest or the most comfortable. The technology is dated and can sometimes be a bit of a challenge to get used to. They are also a bit quirky to drive. Strange choice for a classic camper then!

cool camping stop over in Germany

To me, none of this really matters though. It has its own unique character and story. Without doubt, it’s my fave vehicle ever! People wave at you whilst you’re driving around. You stop places and have complete strangers come up and start conversations with you about it. So many stories, from so many different people. It does way more than merely just get you from A to B.

Yes it’s cool. No I’m not going to paint it!

This is a standard reply to one of my most commonly asked questions. The bus was made in Germany in 1963/1964. It is still mostly original and solid in all the right places! Sure, the paint is faded and worn through in areas. That’s to be expected after all these years. Especially if you spent most of those early years in sunny California. You only get original once, and this bus shows its age with pride!

Catch up with the latest adventures…

Road trips around the UK and Europe, car shows, special events and just keeping everything working as it should be. There’s a bit of something for everyone to enjoy…

Some more finishing off to the lower edge of the front windscreen. The repairs are now both 100%  solid and the original contours are both
Looking forward to this weekends (26th–27th March 2011) Volksword show at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey – it will be great to see a wide
Yep, you guessed it, more areas found that will need attention… well I will only be getting the job done once, so I might
Progress continues… as all of the paint continues to be removed, a few more areas that will need attention are revealed. Ideally we’re aiming
OK, more and more of the paint is  getting removed so that the true extent of the work can be determined. This way a
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