And 33yrs later

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  1. Busman

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    Hello, In 1980 4 of us chipped in and bought a vw van and did a hasty chipboard conversion and a 2 ring camping stove and headed off from Holland to Italy, we went via spain Portugal and Morocco, it was while dossing at Taghazout beach {I believe you now call it wildcamping:Smile:} we met a couple from England in a motorhome, by the end of the week there were about 5 of them who had met each other at different sites in spain/Portugal etc. I remember thinking how great is that. Well my wife and I are now looking for a MH after years of touring on a motorbike and in 3 yrs when I retire were heading off for the winter, 33yrs after the seeds were sown.
    Dave.
    plus lots of touring in this country over the next 2yrs,
     
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    hi Busman welcome to fun
     
  4. Busman

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    Thanks Peter, A friend is thinking of selling his 2003 Peugeot Buccaneer 740 which I like the look of but i'll have a look round first.
    Dave
     
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    hi. in 76 4 of us did france grape picking then on to morocco in a ford thames van with a ford cortina engine .taghazoute was very small in them days . we used to sleep usually at the other end of the beach near devils rock . where the sea blows up through a crack in the rock. hardly recognise it now but you may find some of the same tagga crowd are there .roger from holland . mind a few of the older ones are passed away .
    get down there and have fun .the surf is still good but taking old clothes and radio,s are out now . selling m,bikes etc and vehicle parts still work.
    there are about 40,000 vans hit maroc in the winter now you might be suprised . but get a truck much better . go all the places you can on the bike almost . sling a dax in the back for those local rides .
     
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    Hi Busman

    Check out Caravan club Classifieds and Motorhome facts webs.
    i am selling a 2008 Dethleffs Summer edition on a Ford 2.2 DTci Transit so i can buy another brand new Dethleffs before i finally put the tool box away for ever I hope.:Cool:
     
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    [​IMG] Hi Busman
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    Hello, In 1980 4 of us chipped in and bought a vw van and did a hasty chipboard conversion and a 2 ring camping stove and headed off from Holland to Italy, we went via spain Portugal and Morocco, it was while dossing at Taghazout beach {I believe you now call it wildcamping:Smile:} we met a couple from England in a motorhome, by the end of the week there were about 5 of them who had met each other at different sites in spain/Portugal etc. I remember thinking how great is that. Well my wife and I are now looking for a MH after years of touring on a motorbike and in 3 yrs when I retire were heading off for the winter, 33yrs after the seeds were sown.
    Dave.
    plus lots of touring in this country over the next 2yrs,


    Check out Caravan club Classifieds and Motorhome facts webs.
    i am selling a 2008 Dethleffs Summer edition on a Ford 2.2 DTci Transit so i can buy another brand new Dethleffs before i finally put the tool box away for ever I hope.:Cool:

    I think it will pay you to keep your toolbox LOL :RollEyes:
     
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    Those 1980 satnavs weren't up to much, were they.

    Do a search on here for Morocc, that will get the juices flowing, as if you needed help.
     
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    Hello and Welcome to Motorhome Fun :Smile:
     
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    Welcome from a fellow Wirralian (but not as brave as you!)

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    Been reading a lot of the travelogs on here already and what a wealth of info there is, Always found the biggest step is the first one then your off :Smile: looking forward to getting a MH and joining in.
    Thanks for your welcomes.
    Dave
     
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