2 months in to the nomadic life

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  1. Paxo

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    I posted a blog update today as it dawned on me that I have now been full timing for 2 whole months. Well, the first 9 days may not count, but before I sold my house I must have only spent about 20 nights in a van, but I knew I wanted to do it. Some of you may be interested.

    https://paxosvan.wordpress.com/
     
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  2. Judge Mental

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    Have fun..you seem a lot more organised then another funster down that way:D
     
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    What a great read, keep it updated please :xgrin:
     
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    Slowly going a delicate shade of green here......ah well, only 6.5 weeks to go and maybe we can finally get mobile! Looking forward to reading more of your adventures. Have a wonderful 2016. :D
     
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    Enjoyed tour blog. We will be 'ships that pass in the night' as we are crossing to Santander on 27th Jan just as you are crossing the other way.
     
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    A great read - keep it coming.

    Methinks you should investigate an in-house laundry set up as you seem to spend much time looking for a suitable site with one. :)
     
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    Keep on posting! Love reading about your adventures! Happy New Year and have many more travels in 2016
     
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  8. Paxo

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    I'm looking. As I'm so new to it all it has been left on the "to do" list
     
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    Enjoyed reading your blog and hearing of your travels. What's the app you have for finding wild camping spots?
     
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    There is no app for the wild spots. I will write about spotting them one day soon, but I need a bit more evidence before I do - keep your eye on the blog
     
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    A good read - thanks
     
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    Do you mean me judge? Lolol
     
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  13. Judge Mental

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    Well as you mention it YES!:)
     
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    Lololol I'm organised mate,,I just have different needs! Lol like no organised cheap Internet, no table and no chairs,straps for awning,fridge,no knowledge or idea of how to get apps that would help,,in fact on reflection judge you may be right! Lol
     
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    But I have enjoyed paxos blog,sounds very professional, , he does it properly,,I just wing it! More power to you pax, great reading...
     
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    I added an update after 4 months - click here to see it.

    Life has been fun and I have changed my way of travelling slightly. It is still far better than the life I was living though!
     
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    Well done with the walking, I suggest taking it steady. If you go mad you risk an injury. Just walk a bit further each day but take a rest day quite often to allow things to repair. I worked up to about 25 km which I could do comfortably with no stiffness afterwards a couple of years ago but have got out of practice over the past year! I like walking poles, they can reduce shock on the knees and once you get used to them you become a four legged animal!
     
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    Interesting read about the expenditure of full timing. Keep on posting and let us know how you get on!
     
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    Thanks for the suggestion. I have been thinking about them and have a single walking stick It is useful for scrumping oranges :) I will invest in some poles before I do some "serious" training as I'd like to get to the level you were at by the end of the year
     
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    Just found this now Paxo.....Very enjoyable reading(y)
     
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