Delica

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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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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Many people living and travelling with a van or other camper vehicle are keen action sports enthusiasts. Surfing, skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking and so on. Surfing, in all it’s forms and crafts, is almost a national sport in

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One of the first things people ask us when the topic of our travels comes up is how we can live without a daily or twice-a-day warm shower. It’s strange to imagine for some people, but the reality is that

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A topic of conversation that often comes up when talking about off-road touring with fellow travellers is what 4WD and recovery equipment to bring with you on short and extended trips where you will be encountering a wide variety of

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Let me start off here that I am most definitely NOT an expert on solar power generation and 12v electrical systems. Two cups of coffee, a few hours of my time and about a dozen open browser tabs later I

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For those that are inexperienced with the realities of “vanlife”, it’s easy to become smitten by the various blogs and social media posts that promote and celebrate this free and easy lifestyle. Don’t get me wrong, as long as you

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The first time I ever spent a night in the van I had a terrible sleep. Why? Simple rookie errors of a ill-prepared vehicle. I had no curtains installed to block out nearby street lights, only had a inflatable camping

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The 12v electrical setup in the Delica campervan took a few weeks to research and finalise, but we are extremely happy with it. Like the bed frame, the electrical system was designed to be effective, simple, easy to assemble, modify

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