In at the deep end

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  1. muddywellies

    muddywellies

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    I don't do things by halves it seems... I went to Rio for a month and didn't come back for 2 years. I bought a derelict walled garden nobody wanted, when I knew nothing about plants, cleared it, restored it and redesigned the garden with a shade under 3000 plant varieties - hence my tag. I've traveled extensively and left Europe until last. I'm looking to buy a used Hymer Exsis 414 or something like it at 6m this month, before taking off and not looking back. I reckon this might be my last "big jump" and one which I'm determined to enjoy!

    My plan? Get my wheels, fill her up with gear (like teaspoons and stuff). I don't want to go near a kitchen gadget shop otherwise I will not get under 3,500kgs! Start her up, pick up some solar panels and an extra battery and head to the ferry! Don't ask which ferry. That's planning!!!

    I joined a while back, but since it was a 'false start' without paying, I decided to chip in now. Looking forward.
     
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  2. scousebird

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    Hello :hi:. Sounds like a plan ... of sorts!

    Let us know how you get on
     
  3. muddywellies

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    I'll have a glass of that! Cheers. Thank you.
     
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  4. IanF

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    Hi and welcome love you outlook!
     
  5. Photo4x4

    Photo4x4 Read Only Funster

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    You're not that bloke with the canoe who was supposed to have drowned are you? :D

    Keith Hart
     
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  6. Wildbill

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    My kind of traveller no planning just point and drive welcome to fun (y)
    bill
     
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  7. Tootles

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    A train robber then?? :) Welcome mate. (y)(y)
     
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    You are Lord Lucan and I claim the reward!!!...

    Welcome to the asylum...

    Ok nurse, welcome to Fun...
     
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  9. Baycott

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    Hi @muddywellies and welcome to the fun :welc:
    I look forward to reading about your new adventure. ENJOY (y)
     
  10. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Funster Life Member

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    Hello and Welcome
     
  11. Cat53

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    Hi Muddywellies.....I like your style.
     
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  12. hilldweller

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    Left the best 'till last ?

    On the basis civilisation was created in Greece/Rome it should not disappoint. Stand in the Colosseum and think 2000 years ago this was the first city to boast 1,000,000 people and the last for another 1000 years. I don't know about you but it amazes me, as does lead piped running water in Pompeii.

    Enjoy.
     
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  13. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Welcome but be warned those Hymer headlights are expensive

    Peter
     
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  14. dippingatoe

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    Hi and welcome from Thebus Phoebe and Me :)
     
  15. bertiebasset

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    Hi and welcome. :welc:I had a similar plan to you, bought boat, kitted out to sail to Med. Found SWMBO doesn't like deep water:groan:. Bought MoHo and now off to Med with little planning. :france:Only way to go. :cooler:
     
  16. DBK

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    What are you doing to that donkey? But don't worry I'm sure somewhere in Europe it is legal, Spain probably.

    Welcome!
     
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  17. Lenny HB

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    Scaremongering they are only a €1000 each.:D
     
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  18. Lenny HB

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    That's what Motorhoming is all about we quite often are not sure of where we are going until we get off the ferry. Have fun.
     
  19. muddywellies

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    Thank you, one and all. Your signatures are a scream!
    What you do that for Peter? :( I've hardy got across the forum 'threshold'....
     
  20. Gromett

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    Nice one. I love your style. That was my plan when I started fulltiming 6 years ago. Events overtook me and I still haven't got to the tunnel yet :(
    Fulltiming 6 years now and no intention to stop.

    Good luck with your travels.
     
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