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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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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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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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There are fair few outdated guides on the internet concerning the somewhat complicated process of buying a car in Chile if you are a foreigner. Whilst they are all generally on the mark, the majority of them are out 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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Six of our personal favourite gadgets and accessories for vanlife that not everyone considers. Clockwise from top: KA-BAR Becker Campanion BK2 outdoor/survival knife: Perfect heavy duty, multifunction camping knife. Works well for chopping wood, clearing spaces for the hammock, creating kindling

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In over nine months and 26,000km of travel we paid for camp sites approximately nine times. From these we only stayed at a commercial campground/caravan park four times; the other occasions were low cost camp fees for state-operated National Park

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