Joe chilling with a champers in the roof top tent after mounting it for the first time on our dodgy one size fits all canopy roof racks. It hasn’t even broken yet…well done […]
a camping trip of ridiculous proportions
Exciting. Joe mounted the roof top tent on Saturday. All I have to do is buy some egg carton style foam to put on top of the mattress to make it more […]
After going through the ever growing list of stuff we haven’t done I thought I would list what modifications we have already done to the hilux; installed new lift kit. At the […]
I think I was in lala land thinking we would be starting our adventure this coming Wednesday! Joe still needs to do the following to the car… Joe- incomplete hilux jobs: install […]
Joe has requested that I share his success with the world. The stowabike folding bikes are assembled and ready for riding.
Woke up this morning to the sound of Joe trying to put the stowaway bikes together. Good effort considering his flight home was delayed and Joe didn’t arrive home until 1am this […]
Our stowaway folding bikes were delivered today. Very exciting at first BUT then I tried to figure out how to assemble one! BFF – big fat fail. On a brighter note Joe […]
Have just been messaging my brother Colm who is living and working in London and I thought i’d give him a special HELLO just before he reads our blog for the first […]
Have a look at my bathroom set-up for the trip! I was searching for a while last year for a way to cram, organise and travel with all of my hair, body […]
The big WAECO fridge has now been installed in the back. All Joe has to do now is find somewhere in the back to mount the power switches so we can turn […]
WOW! You never know how much stuff you really have until you have to pack it all up! I have spent most of today organising & packing away our clothes. I am […]
Joe hard at work building the solar panel frame to go on top of the car. Looking good!
Joe applied under body rust inhibitor to the beast today! He used lanolin – an oil derived from sheep that adheres strongly to metal, protecting it from rust. Well on our way… cough cough
I am happy to report that we have found people to rent our house without having to use a real estate agent, which is fabulous and will save us a ton of […]
In January 2012, Joe and Sharni will leave their jobs to embark on a long term camping trip around Australia! Joe has spent the last 10 years dreaming of the day he would purchase a Hilux and take it easy […]