Author Archives: jay

Things to add and remove and change and repair on the new van

We haven’t even picked up the new van yet, but already I’m already making lists. As per our agreement with the dealer, he’ll organise a new TÜV and gas certificate, re-mount a 4-bike rack and the standard aluminium ladder on … Continue reading

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Camperissimo II – Our new van

Yesterday was a very big day for our family. Three years after parting ways with our HYMER Car 3 van, we finally signed the contracts on Camperissimo II. We spent the whole of 2014 saving for the new can and then … Continue reading

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Project 2015: Buying a new camper van and learning to travel with two kids and a dog

Looking back over the last few posts we made on this blog makes me realise how often in life very definite plans end up not happening at all. Priorities change, unexpected circumstances distract us, and without realising it, a year … Continue reading

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An update on 2012 and a plan for this year and next – 13/5/13

It’s been more than a year since our last post on Camperissimo, and that final post wasn’t even really a final post – the whole thing just sort of stopped in mid-trip. Looking at the website a year later, that … Continue reading

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Carcassonne & the Nailloux Fashion Village – 14/4/12

To make a change from all of these world famous, UNESCO-protected tourist must-sees that we’ve been ticking off the list at the front of our Lonely Planet, we decided to take a day off and go shopping. This year we’ve … Continue reading

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