Yesterday we oiled and stained the storage drawers in the back of the hilux and mounted the 80 litre car fridge and tested how the stowaway bikes fit in. Looking good…
a camping trip of ridiculous proportions
Roof Top Tent time!
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 […]
Roof top tent mounted
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 […]
Positive thinking – what we have already done…
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 […]
The never ending ‘To Do List’!
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 […]
Mission Accomplished – Folding Bikes Done
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 […]
Stowaway Bikes x 2
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 […]
My girl stuff solution = ZUCA
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 […]
Fridge/freezer No.1 installed & toiletsssssssssss
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 […]
Clothes, Clothes and More Clothes
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!
View from the top!
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
Still Packing and Organising
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 […]