Enthusiast Documents The Most Epic Bus And Van Conversions


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    This is our first van we ever had in Australia, we had to cook outside rain or shine, you couldn't stand up inside and we shared a single bed for a whole year! This tiny little home started our love affair with life on the road, it gave us a crash course in alternative living and the kind of freedom that tasted bloody beautiful! We discovered a life which was possible if we put our minds to it, one which was at times.. really hard but worth it every damn time! A life we had been dreaming of

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    We are definitely not experts, we’ve been working it out as we go (eg. when we hit the road the only tools we packed were a hammer and a tiny screwdriver - which I don’t recommend doing if you plan to drive any car, let alone a vintage Kombi, around Australia

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    Carl’s conversion is in full swing. I can’t believe it’s actually happening! Can’t wait to start exploring

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    We have finally hit the road! After 5 days of non stop designing and renovating we finally have our new home for the next 3 months.  Can't wait to share the interior with you guys and our months of adventures . The first night at this beautiful spot was a success and I'm already in love with the states and this van ... (and yes, this home will be up for sale at the end of our stay)

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    The van rebuild was a real labour of love, they wanted to create a relaxing and happy environment. A place where they could really feel at home. They had no idea what an arduous task it would be. They worked tirelessly night and day, for 6 weeks. With very little spare money, they had to learn new skills and become resourceful. Building everything themselves from scratch. Scott became a carpenter, plumber and electrician and Ellie a seamstress, painter and decorator.

    What they achieved is a touching tribute to their Florence, a dream that never came true. Sometimes the dreams that do come true are the ones we never even knew we had.

  7. artFido
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    We are so excited to finally be on the road after first purchasing our bus 2 years ago! Our build took a year and a half to complete.

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    To answer everyone’s concern how do we keep everything still while we are moving - we use Velcro tape! Thus, after a few attempts of driving the bus, surprisingly everything stayed as it is without taping it. Gotta thank the soft air suspension of the bus

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    Our sweet bus is starting to look more and more like a home! We are almost at the finish line. We absolutely cannot wait to move in

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    Note: fireplace is a low heat electrical and is at a safe distance from curtain - no threat to start a fire


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