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  1. maxxy

    maxxy Read Only Funster

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    Hi
    Very impressed by this useful and friendly site. Hope we qualify for the community with our VW Kombi Van I suppose not strictly a motorhome. We are a family of five, three young boys. We are thinking of a trip to Italy this year (possibly an early April ski trip too). Just learning as much as we can from you experienced folk - though we have some good experiences on travelling with young kids that might be useful.:Laughing:

    I look forward to being part of this community.

    Maxxy
     
  2. lorger

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    Hi Maxxy and welcome to fun we except everyone on here even tuggers(caravans) :Rofl1:

    You will get loads of advice on here, as for Italy we went two years ago like you we have kids well one and a friend and they loved Italy, we stayed at Lake Garda and traveled by train or bus to a few places, so your kids would love it I'm sure.
     
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    Hi Maxxy welcome from a wet n Windy Devon we all started somewhere had a van or two like yours tent and bike and now a classic looking to sell and go bigger for full time travel all the fun on here :welcomefunster:
     
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    Hi Maxxy. Welcome to the fun :welcomefunster:

    There are lots of brains to pick on here :BigGrin:
     
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    :party2::welcome:MAXXY:party2:
     
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    Welcome to the fun, van dont matter wheels in each corner, peoples sleeps init and its fun, im just down the road in easleigh quite often out the forest
    for w/ends. :welcomefunster:
     
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    welcome

    Welcome aboard:Wink:
     
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    :welcome:

    All sorts accepted here....your VW is pretty big compared to some of our 'vans :BigGrin:
     
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    Hi & welcome aboard. Sounds "cozy" in your Bilbo, though I'm guessing there may be an awning/tent involved. We started out in a Mazda panel van, but ran out of space...:Eeek:
     
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    Hi maxxy welcome not far from you Chandlersford hants :thumb:
     
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    Hi Maxxy, I progressed from a VW high roof autosleeper to my current larger Geist Spirit last year. Now I've bought a cottage in the New Forest just to store the thing. I'm up in the North West Woodgreen/Hale area.

    Welcome to the fun, avoid the nutters, take full advantage of the immense amount of knowledge shared by all the funsters, especially for me when I need a hand on electrickery.

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    Welcome to the bestest Motor Home forum on the interwebbythingy.....Griff
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  12. maxxy

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    Thanks for the welcome ... fellow local...
     
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    Thank you I look forward to being part of it all.
     
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    Well.... so far we have all slept in the van... two boys up top, one in a bunk over the front and us in the main bed (rock and roll bed they call it). Though on our first trip out on a wet weekend in Devon we had to buy a pop up festy tent - childrens car seats were the straw that almost broke the camels back. We have just invested in a drive away awning so looking forward to testing that out this year.

    No doubt we will end up moving up in size as time goes on!
    Maxxy:Smile:
     
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    Hi Popeye what a great name... thanks for the welcome we are near Lymington no doubt one of your sailing destinations.
     
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    hi and welcome to the fun, enjoy. check out the chatroom and rallies calendar.
     
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    Hello From The New Forest

    :party2:Hi Maxxy & Welcome !!

    ps what site you on ?:rollonfloor:
     
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