21 posts by Karl

Full disclosure: We were provided a discount by Citroen Europass Australia for our leased vehicle. In exchange, we agreed to provide details of the Citroen Europass program and benefits, and also add links to their website within this article. Lots

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Lot’s of people pursue “vanlife” for different reasons. Some people do it for the weekend escape from 9-5 monotony, some have chosen to live a nomadic life for freedom or to save money, and others have fallen into vanlife, sometimes

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There’s something really enjoyable and fun about the idea of “stealth” camping. Further more, if you are a full time van-dweller, stealth camping or “boondocking”, as it is known in North America,  becomes an inescapable part of your daily life.

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Simultaneously oppressive, terrifying, beautiful and spectacular.   Aside from the lush, rugged regions to the south of Santiago, Chile is generally a harsh, barren country. We knew this before we arrived. Karl had spent unknown hours scoring virtual maps marking out

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If you are in the process of planning and designing a mobile home (including campervans) you will be all too familiar with the often overwhelming amount of advice, options, gadgets, gizmos and other so-called ‘must-haves’. Here at Comfortably Lost HQ

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It was late afternoon at the beach just metres from our campsite. We had been trying, unsuccessfully, to catch a fish for dinner for the past couple of hours as the surf was flat and the late-autumn weather was far

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So, we’ve decided to stay in one place for a year or two to save money and plan for our next major road trip. The Delica campervan, as awesome as it is, was simply becoming a big burning hole in

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UPDATE: We recently created a new wagon camper conversion back in Australia using lighter and stronger materials. In 2015 we spent four months travelling around Chile and Bolivia in a custom converted Mitsubishi Montero Sport (aka Mitsubishi Challenger in Australia,

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November 2, 2015

NO THROUGH ROAD

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The Great Ocean Road was the first ‘tourist trap’ that we’d encountered since spending the Easter break in Esperance region of Western Australia some five weeks earlier. Between locations was some 3000km of travel, mostly featuring barren, windswept desert and

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