Motorhoming is becoming BORING!

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  1. jonandshell

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    We have just arrived back from a 1800 mile round trip to the Alps.
    We travelled there in a motorhome without camper tyres and we suffered no blowouts.
    We kept our heating on as we slept and woke in the morning without CO poisoning.
    We have a fire extinguisher and still haven't used it!
    We slept in a motorway service station for a few hours and were not robbed.
    We used toll roads on the way down and paid class 2 fees for our 3850 kg van.
    We 'forgot' to fit our beam deflectors so I dipped the headlights low using the adjuster on the dashboard. Nobody flashed us, we weren't stopped by the police and we haven't destroyed our plastic headlamp lenses.
    We haven't got speed stickers on the rear and weren't arrested.
    We might have forgotten to switch off the gas and didn't explode into a huge fireball.
    We stopped at the aire on Calais beach, left the van whilst we checked in the dogs at pet passport control and didn't find any Africans anywhere underneath.

    Are we just lucky, or is motorhoming not as dangerous as you lot make out?
     
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    Oh! The dogs weren't in rally-spec Sparco bucket seats with six point Willans harnesses as we travelled either!!!!!:reel:
     
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  3. Don Quixote

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    So what your saying is "life is good"
     
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    Hi.
    Glad you had a super time and trouble free,but it's not everybody that gets struck by lightning..... LOL Where is my Lucky Heather ?
     
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  5. jonandshell

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    In fact we have trained the younger one (who hasn't got a C1 license) to drive up the levelling ramps for us! Skiing Dec 2014 080.JPG
     
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    movan Funster Life Member

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    Maybe you could tow me behind you next time please.... :(..... Sounds like all went brilliantly .. pleased for you both :)
     
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    Have the older ones got theirs though?
     
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    Don't be silly!

    They weren't even born before 1997!!!!:)
     
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  9. jonandshell

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    Besides it would be impossible for him to have grandfather rights, he lost his knackers years ago before got a chance to use them!
     
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    Really pleased you had a great time.

    Sometimes boring is good and some forms of excitement you can live without.

    :)
     
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    Campervan or MH is an adventure.. sometimes it's what you achieve that is the adventure, sometimes it's overcoming the hurdles. Either way it's fun and games...
     
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  12. Forestboy

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    Blimey sounds like you use your van same as we do, you wanna watch it you could die you know if you believe the scaremongers.
    By the way thats our spot at VT where you were parked.
    What was the snow like when you left?
     
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    But did your tank heater work ok ?
     
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    :reel: Just as it should be John, you need to come back chilled and relaxed, ready to keep me in the way I have become accustomed. :BigGrin:
     
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    ......but were you gassed? With those dogs, the answer is probably yes
     
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    Glad you reminded me! It worked just fine!
    I left the water in for up to 3 days and got no ice.
    The power consumption was manageable too, I'll update that thread!
     
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    I ain't paying your parking fine Rory!
    The snow was still good on and off piste. A couple of the lower runs towards Les Menuires were thinning and the off piste needs a few more layers to be more fun, but overall very good!
    Looking forward to returning in February with the kids instead of dogs!
     
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    Never know might see you there gonna just watch the snow and then decide.
     
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    Based on your posing above I have cancelled the SAS squad who were going to bodyguard us in France and I will tell the tow truck driver who I had commissioned to follow close behind us at all times that he can stay about 5 car lengths back now.
     
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