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So now my bus is on the road I’ve been doing a bit of camping. Sad thing is, I can’t afford the fuel☹️! Short journeys to the Peak District only.

A couple of interior shots too for Dave. 👍🏼😀
Great looking bus, beautiful interior, no more issues aside from fuel?:)
 

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Great looking bus, beautiful interior, no more issues aside from fuel?:)
Thanks. Yes there’s still a couple of issues to sort. It has a problem restarting after its warm, so need to get that fixed. 🤷🏼‍♂️ Done a bit of research on the net so I have a couple of things to try.
 

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Thanks. Yes there’s still a couple of issues to sort. It has a problem restarting after its warm, so need to get that fixed. 🤷🏼‍♂️ Done a bit of research on the net so I have a couple of things to try.
Oh, that sucks, I hope it's nothing major. More trips this summer?
 

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Well I’ve had the best summer camping in a long while. Really enjoyed being away in the westy and the interior really works well for us. I now have a couple of winter jobs to do and then it should be bang on. I need to get the interior electrics for the hookup and the fridge working and also need to swap the cooker pipes to accept camping gaz. Also I have bought some 15”split wheels to go on, but they need painting. What’s betting it looks the same next spring 😂

Pics; Shell Island with a view, and Corfe castle with the in-laws and their Danbury this summer. Next year NC500 maybe.
 

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Well I’ve had the best summer camping in a long while. Really enjoyed being away in the westy and the interior really works well for us. I now have a couple of winter jobs to do and then it should be bang on. I need to get the interior electrics for the hookup and the fridge working and also need to swap the cooker pipes to accept camping gaz. Also I have bought some 15”split wheels to go on, but they need painting. What’s betting it looks the same next spring 😂

Pics; Shell Island with a view, and Corfe castle with the in-laws and their Danbury this summer. Next year NC500 maybe.
That's fabulous! Glad to know you had the best summer camping in a long while. How long was it?:cool:

Awesome pics like taken by a pro.
 

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Brilliant pics,

Be sure to get the ferry from Ullapool to Stornaway if you do the NC500 to explore Lewis & Harris, it’s well worth the detour 👍
 

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Wasn’t the longest of trips away, 10 days in total, but we had a Spain holiday booked too just in case I wasn’t on the road😂
Hopefully a couple more weekends away before the winter🤞

Not sure about the pro pics, but thanks😀
 

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Brilliant pics,

Be sure to get the ferry from Ullapool to Stornaway if you do the NC500 to explore Lewis & Harris, it’s well worth the detour 👍
Thanks, and thanks for the heads up.
It’s my 50th next year, so planning a good three weeks there hopefully. Should give us plenty of time to explore.
 

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Thanks Mike. Thinking I may venture down to busfest. Is there an early bay lineup?
No, sorry, there hasn’t been one for a few years. Organising one had become a bit hard work generally and air cooled attendance just dropped away.
I think entering Sundays show and shine is the best option to get amongst other bay windows.
 

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No, sorry, there hasn’t been one for a few years. Organising one had become a bit hard work generally and air cooled attendance just dropped away.
I think entering Sundays show and shine is the best option to get amongst other bay windows.
Shame, Ah well. I’m not that fussed for show and shine so may nip down in daily then.
 

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One last camp this year. Always a good campsite when it’s a pub with camping. 🍺
The Royal Oak in hurdlow. Highly recommended with great food and beer.
 

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Looks like you had some good weather, nice pics.
It was warm all weekend, but only the one day of sun. It’s a first getting my wife to camp in October. Hopefully there will be more. 😀
 

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It was warm all weekend, but only the one day of sun. It’s a first getting my wife to camp in October. Hopefully there will be more. 😀
Great area. We used to live outside Cutthorpe before returning to Canada and thoroughly enjoyed the hikes and pubs in that area. Will return one day.
Very best to you.
 

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Great area. We used to live outside Cutthorpe before returning to Canada and thoroughly enjoyed the hikes and pubs in that area. Will return one day.
Very best to you.
We’re only an hour away from the peaks so nice and easy to get home if the weather turns, which it did. I imagine Canada has some pretty spectacular views too😀 On my list of countries to visit, but would be double special if i could get me an old VW to travel round there.
 

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Great pics, it’s great when the sites are quieter in the later months especially if you get the weather.
We have one more booked for lake Bala (again luckily only an hour from us) the week after next, living the life of leisure we can go midweek 🤞 the weather is kind to us (jinxed 🤣🙈)
 

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Great pics, it’s great when the sites are quieter in the later months especially if you get the weather.
We have one more booked for lake Bala (again luckily only an hour from us) the week after next, living the life of leisure we can go midweek 🤞 the weather is kind to us (jinxed 🤣🙈)
Certainly is. My wife’s a teacher, so we always have to share our holidays with the kids school hols. ☹️
Enjoy your camp, I’d be pushing my luck if I suggested anymore camping this year. 😬
 

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