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DIY Motorhome: Electrics

DIY Motorhome: Electrics

Our house is off-grid! By this I mean that since we started travelling in Blu we haven’t had to plug it into a main power supply (although we can). Our solar panels and battery have so far proven to be enough! Despite having electric machines for coffee,...
Back to Sunny Queensland

Back to Sunny Queensland

Queensland promotes itself as being ‘Beautiful one day, Perfect the next’. But, while we’d been struggling with the cold and ever changing weather of Victoria, south-east  Queensland  had been suffering a heatwave (hardly beautiful or...
DIY motorhome: interior space

DIY motorhome: interior space

Throughout most of the motorhome build, so far, it was H doing a lot of it while I sourced supplies or held or helped lift things. But when it came to the interior design of the cupboards I finally got to ‘have a go’.  First I drew up my ideas and...
DIY motorhome: from the top down!

DIY motorhome: from the top down!

After we’d removed the seats, the old floor, and the windows (they couldn’t be opened plus we wanted something that was more like an apartment on wheels rather than a bus that was lived in), H said that we needed to start working from the top down. First...
Stripping out the Mercedes bus

Stripping out the Mercedes bus

We started our vehicle conversion by doing exactly what everyone would expect us to do: we removed all the seats from the school bus. Later we’d have to re-install one school bus bench, a drivers seat and a passenger seat. The school bus design gave the bus...
Building our new Motorhome

Building our new Motorhome

Since we’ve been back in Australia I haven’t been blogging. I have chosen to only blog about overlanding, and not about anything that isn’t relevant to (our) world travel in a motorhome. At the moment, we are working on building our new motorhome....
Cooking in the Omnia Oven

Cooking in the Omnia Oven

A few people have asked me to write about, and show,  what I have cooked in my Omnia Oven. Unfortunately, I won’t be doing much showing as H and I have usually consumed the product before I think about taking a photo. My first creations were cakes. I based...