The Camper Van Part 3

The Camper Van Part 3

Roof boards to provide support for the ceiling. Back to the beds. This is the top of the mattress.   I made pockets, cut a slit in the back of each pocket, stuffed it with fiberfill then sewed it back up. Next, I made a zippered cover for the mattress top then...
The Camper Van Part 2

The Camper Van Part 2

There are two tanks, one for fresh water and one for ‘not so fresh’ water. Both are securely mounted under the van.  Our son-in-law, Steve is a very knowledgeable Millwright and was more than happy to help out.  Here is Steve with his welding...
The Camper Van Part 1

The Camper Van Part 1

Welcome to my Travel Blog The best place to start this journey is to share with you the building of our Camper Van. It has been my dream since the 1970’s to take a cargo van and turn into camper. Much like Sportsmobile has been doing since...
Papier Mache’ Van Gogh

Papier Mache’ Van Gogh

On October 4th 1998 the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC opened an extraordinary exhibit of 70 paintings by Vincent Van Gogh. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to view these masterpieces. No form of media can convey his bold use of colour. The incredible...