increase in Fuel prices, an alternative.

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  1. Wildman

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    I suspect we are all totally peed off with rising fuel prices, so how many people have concidered going green and getting a horse drawn wagon?
    Can the barreltop design be bettered? what do you recon, can we design a barreltop with lightweight slide outs and room for a decent holiday?
     
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    You would have to be careful not to stand behind the exhaust! :Rofl1:
     
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    the exhause will go straight into a methane digester to produce the gas for cooking, hee hee
     
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    The way the prices are going i will have to buy a long rope an get the wife to pull the van along:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    What about ferries? I am unable to find any prices for horsedrawn carriages, does that mean that we cannot tour the continent? :cry-smile:

    Edit: The same goes for the tunnel, no information about horsedrawn carriages there either.

    Rasmus
     
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    will have to make enquiries, hee hee maybe horse/van swaps with someone over seas?
     
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    Its a dream of mine to tour Ireland in a horse drawn wagon. If I won the lottery I would commission a carbon fibre gypsy Vardo, light enough to take a few solar panels and plenty of kit. A couple of "coloured" Welsh Cobs a ferry from Fishguard and a year drinking the black stuff, what a dream:Smile:

    In reality I doubt it will happen, Sian would hate it:Sad:
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    With loadsofmoney in you skyrocket it might all be different:Wink::Wink:

    Rather than skintjim:Eeek:
     
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    I think that we could get a group of 4(or 6 ??) buffalo to tow a bogey with a fifth wheel coupling--------the bit I am concerned about is the price in French road tolls:cry::cry:------we could graze the power source in the motorway aires while we slept--------if we had some geese with us they could warn us of gas attacks---------I wonder if we could have a toad on an A frame ???:Rofl1:

    Nigel
     
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    Don't look at me Rodger........much prefer to run on Michelins.....those steel tread on all four, well shod, not oar good on corners............

    Over here in France....our Gaz oil / Diesel has just gone UP!!:Doh:
    from 1.14/1.15...........to........1.19+ euros at supermarkets :Eeek::Angry:

    Mel
     
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    already have one Roger......pulled along by 310 wild horses. :thumb:
     
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