Home Is Where You Park It... Hello!

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  1. Supertramp

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    Or so the saying goes. Anyway hello! Patrick (and Lara) from Manchester, currently a month into a five month road trip around Europe. Not quite a motorhome, but rather a 1971 VW T2 Westfalia.
    Joined because motorhomes tend to have nifty things that we may be able to replicate in our bus, but also, I think we probably have similar ideas about travel and the open road.

    We mostly free camp and our showers consist of a bottle of water left on the roof to warm in the sun. But we're young (24,31, she's a cradle snatcher) so we can get away with it ;)

    My parents own a Herald Templar motorhome and have always been into that way of things, I just took it one step cooler with a classic!

    So hello and if you see a slightly scruffy couple bundle out of a popping VW Camper, it's probably us.

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    Lovely post
    Sounds fantastic... o to be that young again...I hope you have a brilliant 5 months...
    Andy
     
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    Thank you Andy. It's nice to be able to say Hello from the beach front in Mohamedia, Morocco.
     
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    Hi Patrick and Lara. This weekend we were at CamperJam in the Midlands, saw some stunning t2's. We've toured in small vans before, but not that small. welcome to the Fun (y)
     
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    Hi and welcome to FUN, hope you have a great adventure. (y)
     
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    :welc:Enjoy your travels
     
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    Hello :welc:
     
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    :smiley:hello and welcome to the house of fun. you sound as mad as the rest of us. you will fit in. :roflmto:
     
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    Look like your having a great time now and living the life! Well done and welcome
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    Hello
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    Thank you all for the welcome. I'm sure I'll also have questions from my parents regarding their motorhome too, though getting better, they're still somewhat computer limited.

    I did Camperjam about two years ago and we probably would have been there this year if we weren't travelling. It's always funny seeing the look on people's faces when we get out of our camper and they're in a huge motorhome. Usually I get asked how we can possibly fit in.
     
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    @Supertramp Great post!! What a lovely camper. Great pics too. Doesn't matter what your unit is, you're in a community here and among friends.

    Great to have some youngsters on board. Too many old gits on here! :D
    Welcome from Essex.
     
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    See you're in Morocco already! Have a great time, it's a great country, although probably a bit TOO warm for us at the moment.
    Roll on January!

    Oh yes, and :welc:
     
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    Replied to your thread a couple of times (Morocco ). Glad to see you are still there how are you getting on. :)
     
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    Thanks again everyone!

    Hi Carol, we'll be here for a while yet I think. It's been a week and we've got a lot of the country still to see. Having a do nothing day today after visiting Rabat yesterday on the train. Empty in the morning then come 4:30pm, it's like the entire country came onto the streets, can't imagine what Marrakech and Fez are like.
     
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    The same!

    If (when?) you visit Marrakesh be sure to eat in the big square in the evening - at around 5.00 p.m. they put together dozens of mobile restaurants and the place takes on a whole different character.
     
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    It will be nice to actually eat 'out'. We've struggled due to Ramadan and haven't wanted to eat in the day out of respect (bar some sneaky biscuits) so looking forward to spending some time sampling local cuisine.
    We were going to book a Riad in Marrakech for a few days to get away from the bus for a while so that should be nice.
     
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    hi and welcome to the fun. 5 month trip I wish I could get away for that long.
     
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    And to make you feel even better....A little picture from sw Scotland. . Wet and windy...jelous doesn't begin to say it... 20150706_180355.jpg

    Ta Andy
     
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