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  1. vwalan

    Hi everyone, my first ever forum!

    possibly have to be 6weeks spain portugal then 12 weeks spain portugal. many used to do that years ago. mind could be tunisia . done a couple of 3months trips there . bit cold compared to maroc though. shame algeria is a bit funny on uk entries . used to be do 12 weeks morocco then drive...
  2. vwalan

    Hello there, thinking of 'moving' to a motorhome... looking for lots of advice!

    hi, welcome. i cheat i do still have a place to return to. but many on here do fulltime. i used to go away for months at a time , hardly ever used campsites or airres . avoid stopping anywhere you might have to pay. dont use toll roads etc either. loads of nice places to stop a night here ,a...
  3. vwalan

    are we having a sunny xmas?

    merry xmas to all. it does seem we are having a sunny xmas. 8c in the shade at moment. only dropped to 2.6c here in the night . seems newquay is about a degree warmer and was during the night. lovely blue sky at the moment. hard to believe its christmas in uk.
  4. vwalan

    are we having a sunny xmas?

    its nice between the rain storms though. one minute bluesky and it looks promising . then cloudy dark and raining very hard. did get a ride out on my m,bike on saturday but only just got back and it rained. might get another one today. if it stays sunny.
  5. vwalan

    are we having a sunny xmas?

    very rainy here today. seems hayle has had shops etc flooded and about a foot deep. but in roche its rained and the water runs away down the hillsides . its nice living in the 2nd highest village in cornwall. best not live next to a river or the sea .
  6. vwalan

    are we having a sunny xmas?

    oh well today you will feel as if you are near the forest of dean. the rain from spain as arrived. mind its above 10c already. soon be summer almost at the shortest day.
  7. vwalan

    are we having a sunny xmas?

    well it looks great out there at moment. sun shining and lovely blue sky. lets hope this is going to be the way, bring on global warming. hee hee. its amazing how much plant life etc are sprouting new leaves etc . got quite a few catkins starting to show in the country hedges . anyway have a...
  8. vwalan

    Wild Camping Cornwall

    dont be daft . my shorts would go around her waist twice.
  9. vwalan

    Wild Camping Cornwall

    might already be over here. there is a sticker on the tractor saying warning. in english. nep den cows kernewek?
  10. vwalan

    Wild Camping Cornwall

    but the tractor must be a good one its a green tractor.
  11. vwalan

    Wild Camping Cornwall

    wonder what you get for 50p and a litre of conde noble. mind might be better pouring it out of the carton and into a posh glass jug or something. add some fanta and a few pieces of fruit. be quite posh then.
  12. vwalan

    No questions; just HELLO for now

    mine uses 6x80wt panels on the roof . but in uk like yours after end september there isnt really enough sun. i power fridge and a freezer at home if parked up by the house. in spain etc i power undercounter fridge freezer in the trailer and various other things . i do have a battery to battery...
  13. vwalan

    No questions; just HELLO for now

    hi. welcome aboard, cant beat self builds . might be a small inverter generator could be ideal for you. they can be quieter etc than others . but going to the sun down by the med or morocco in winter is really the answer. fit as many solars as you can helps . but in uk hardly enough sun plus its...
  14. vwalan

    Travelling Europe

    yes many aseem to have forgotten that mega chad was the worlds largest fresh water lake , plus the sahara was green pasture land . uk etc was covered in ice etc. mind i remember going to venice as a kid and wellingtons were order of the day. plus the boats etc . always found italy in winter too...
  15. vwalan

    Travelling Europe

    hi bm. whats the sun like down where you are. ? lots lovely rain here in most places . mind been dry today but not that warm. amazing how many places in uk are flooding abit this year. but you know what them old farmers say? cant have too much rain this time of the year. rain gives us...
  16. vwalan

    Our new Motorhome

    i was born not far from the river don. we lived in warmsworth just outside of doncaster. as kids we used to go to where the river don flooded fields etc almost every year. parts of the river as deep concrete steps either side to stop flooding . we used to see it if going to our aunties place...
  17. vwalan

    Our new Motorhome

    hi, only go to devon to catch the ferry from plymouth. i,m in cornwall. they changed the rules on my disability and i cant get away like i used to. 28 days max is it these days. well abroad. as it is i,m waiting now for new leg supports , i do have both legs in orthotic supports from the knee...
  18. vwalan

    Our new Motorhome

    so have we got anymore strange folk on here? think that last post by fanofatan ended with him looking in a mirror.
  19. vwalan

    Our new Motorhome

    we could set up a musical group. i play harmonica , what do you play?
  20. vwalan

    Our new Motorhome

    yes there are many nice places . used to get on that west coast alot when younger, surfing was the game . thats why i always say take every road or track to the sea. . becomes a habit. we used to be able to really camp in the woods at quateria . then in about 2000 they stopped the camping in the...
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