Dover – Dunkirk

And so, we are two weeks in and i havent really added any actual blog posts! Our first week included travel from home to Dover, Dover to Dunkirk, Dunkirk to Bruges. Our day of departure, Tuesday morning was bright and sunny; it felt like a really good omen. We left in good spirits, with Shivraj shouting,”On…

Bruges

On Thursday we headed over the border (love open borders!) to Belgium. Our destination, Bruges, was a short drive away. We stayed at Camping Memling, just outside of the centre and the bike ride in to town was fantastic. Belgium is 100% geared towards cyclists. The road layouts all accommodate cyclists, often with entirely separate…

Lessons From A Campervan #1

We are six¬†days in and so far these are the things I have learnt: I’m really quite messy. I’m from the tidying school of instant gratification > long term time saving. In a campervan that is smaller than most people’s box room, not putting stuff away is a bad, bad idea. It piles up at…

The countdown has begun

Here we are, in the midst of packing hell. We are stuffing the van after weeks of prep and panic buying (Amazon Prime is a wonderful, wonderful invention. Albeit with slightly questionable ethics). There is a colour coded Excel spreadsheet being checked off. Im feeling scared, excited and surprisingly relieved. Weeks of prep have finally…