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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Various buses for camping Reply with quote

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Here are a bunch of old photos that reflect my relatively basic camping in VW buses. The photos are of mediocre quality because they are digital shots of old prints. Sorry about that.

Here is my 1960 Westphalia in a Nova Scotia field in 1973:

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where in NS do you remember? I live here in NS now and have the same type of bus.1960 so23 westfalia


Don66bus, this should be your Avatar!! This is just classic... if you would allow, I would use it myself. Wink

Nothing says "It's time to eat!" like you with a spoon in one hand and the rest in the other... and an SO23 in the background. Cool
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Nick brings camping to whole nother level
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Yes, he does:
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And I can't pass up another angle of the originator of "planking", Swervyjoe:
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And another, I think I like this one the best, looks like a crime scene photo:
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"planking"...too funny
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

'61 Mango with multiple Westy tents.
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Interior view of '61 standard, converted to a camper.
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'65 DoubleDoor panel with Double Westy tents.
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Sometimes your camping neighbors can be a little strange...
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sometimes your camping neighbors can be a little strange...
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It poured that night, Glenn slept in his Honda, the party ended about 8:30p. I never could figure out if that was a nipple or a hickie
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AWESOME!

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Scooterboyd wrote:
osita wrote:
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Here's mine Smile

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I like it Laughing
Could you say to us where did you by it?


Thanks a lot!!

http://www.overstock.com/Sports-Toys/Coleman-Event-Shelter-15-x-15/3927742/product.html

I got my eye on one too.


Thats the kiddy, they also do a zip up front for it as well as the clip on sides Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you think mine would fit under it Grant ? lol
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm loving this thread! Keep the pics coming please Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The pics are awesome. It'd be also good to know what's on people's packing list for camping/travelling in a bus essentials.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The pics are awesome. It'd be also good to know what's on people's packing list for camping/travelling in a bus essentials.


Aside from the regular tools and spare parts, the only essentials are food and beer. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Brian wins. No contest.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love it Cool

But the Welsh also come close. Here are Dai and Jimi with a few essentials packed.
Winter Trail 2010.

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How the Welsh travel abroad. by zombikombi1959, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love that photo, Mike. And I love that barndoor!
I'm assuming they brought a tent, correct?
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blitzkrieg59 wrote:
I love that photo, Mike. And I love that barndoor!
I'm assuming they brought a tent, correct?


This was the coldest camping trips I have ever been on, the wood was all for burning! When it was all gone we went to bed Laughing

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