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Steven is a Traveler, Motorhomer, and Web Designer.

Air Assisted Suspension

We have just come back from a great week in the Netherlands. One night sleep at home and back on the road to the Peterborough Motorhome Show. Main objective apart from looking at masses of motorhomes that are way out of our price range was to buy a few goodies for the Ellie our motorhome. Then [...]

By | April 26th, 2014|Categories: Motorhome Maintenance|Tags: , |1 Comment

More Chateaus and 24 Heures du Mans

Today we travelled further along the Loire valley. Following the river and glancing up at numerous splendid chateaus along the river. Having noticed a particularly big Castle from the main road we upset SatNav and did a little detour and stopped off for a couple of hours at Amboise. The centre of the town has a magnificent [...]

By | September 13th, 2013|Categories: France|0 Comments

Versaille – Wow, wow and a bit more wow

Up early, showered and breakfasted we journeyed towards Paris to spend the day at Versaille. This is a Unesco World Heritage site with massive ornate gardens, massive lakes, fountains, even bigger square hedges and a palace the size of errm, a Palace. We arrived around 10.30am. The sat nav showed there was an Aire nearby but [...]

By | September 11th, 2013|Categories: France|0 Comments

Free Aire and a rather quiet French village

Today we awoke to pouring rain on Ellie's roof and a small leak on a side window. The rain gave us time to plan the next few days. We decided to travel towards Paris to an Aire at Nogent Le Roi. We want to visit the Palace of Versailles and this Aire is about 50Km away [...]

By | September 10th, 2013|Categories: France|0 Comments

Dave and the hunt for water

We had a little lay in this morning on the Aire at Le Treport although Jane was up for her early morning view of the sunrise as usual. The question of where to go was a little restricted (in a good way) by our desire to meet up with Dave and his owners and after breakfast [...]

By | September 8th, 2013|Categories: France|0 Comments

Norwich to Le Treport via Brighton

Tonight we are under the stars in Northern France on our first adventure abroad in our trooper of a motorhome, Ellie. Thursday traveled from Norwich to Brighton the long way due to a big load of congestion on the M11 and a mighty 6 hours later (165 miles) we arrived in Rottingdean to visit a friend [...]

By | September 7th, 2013|Categories: France|0 Comments

Sunrise in Great Yarmouth

After a few weeks off from Ellie due to other holidays, waiting on parts and general other stuff, yesterday we packed up and headed out for the night.  We had to pick up a bargain spare leisure battery from Great Yarmouth so headed over there first and then down towards Lowestoft.  Found a few places for [...]

By | August 17th, 2013|Categories: UK Travels|1 Comment

12v charger and control panel

The 12v charger/controller and the control panel has been sent off for repair. The 12v controller controls the battery charging (from mains and engine), leisure battery supply, engine battery. the control panel shows the battery conditions, water levels, temperature, etc. When we purchased the motorhome we knew parts of the control did not work, but nothing [...]

By | August 1st, 2013|Categories: Motorhome Maintenance|0 Comments

North Norfolk… Part 2

Here we are again for a second weekend in North Norfolk. Slightly further round the coast at Thornham. Wild camping again we found a small car park right on the salt marshes. On the way here we visited Norfolk Lavender where they grow and make various things from Lavender. What is Wild Camping? Wild Camping is [...]

By | July 20th, 2013|Categories: UK Travels|1 Comment

Getting to know our new van

After 61000 miles and 15 years, our new motorhome has caused a few problems. But nothing too taxing and its all good to get to know our motorhome if things go wrong when on the road. The Electric Step After several days, the electric step suddenly stopped working. I found the 12v supply from the battery [...]

By | July 19th, 2013|Categories: Motorhome Maintenance|0 Comments

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