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Europe and Asia

Collected reports by contributor

SABConsulting’s European trip reports

(England, Scotland, Wales, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Holland, Italy, Austria, Liechtenstein, Denmark, Sweden, Norway)

Vik1’s European trips

(Scotland, France)

Weymard’s European trips

(France)

Other people’s European trips, shared by Weymard

(France)

Flaxi’s European trips

(France, Germany)

Other reports by date

2015 Touring in the Dutch Tonke a hand-built truck camper on a Mercedes Sprinter flatbed, by 67avion
(Holland, Germany, Denmark)

2012 Normandy, France: visiting D-Day sites and cemeteries by Mark BE
(France)

2009 Iceland tour by Rhode trip
(Iceland)

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2015 Ram 3500 4x4 Crew Cab SRW 6.4 Hemi LB 3.73 (12.5 hand calc avg mpg after 25,000 miles with camper)
2004 Lance 815 (prev: 2004 FW 35'; 1994 TT 30'; Tents)


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Africa, Australia and the rest of the world

Collected reports by contributor

SABConsulting’s African trips

(Morocco, Namibia, Spain, England, France)

Sheriffdoug’s Australian trips

(Australia)

See the African travel sections of this blog - may not directly involve his truck camper, but they are fascinating and the photography is great (his pictures of Morocco are better than mine) by AKblack10
( Equatorial Guinea, Morocco)

Other reports by date

2010 Australia & New Zealand RV rental resources by Robert Ryan
(Australia, New Zealand)

1967 Hippo encounter, Awash NP by 5percent
(Ethiopia)

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Meet-ups, rallys and RV shows

2015 England: Adventure Overland show by SABConsulting
(England)

Overland Expo East 2015

(Arizona, Utah, Colorado)

2014 Overland Expo East by OBXcamper
(North Carolina)

2014 Adventure Overland show in England by SABConsulting
(England)

Overland Expo 2014

(Arizona, Utah, texas)

2014 Texas TC rally by jumbojet and 67avion
(Texas)

2013 Montana TC rally by the tc life
(Montana)

2013 Adventure Overland show in England by SABConsulting
(England)

Overland Expo 2013

(Arizona)

2013 PNW spring rally by Camper_Jeff_&_Kelli
(Washington)

2012 Abenteuer Allrad show in Germany: Europe’s largest adventure travel expo by SABConsulting – including meet ups with Flaxi, Joerg68 and other German truck camper enthusiasts.
(Germany)

2011 Fall Colors Rally: Cider, Fake Germans, and Leavenworth


2011 Southern Motor Caravan Show by SABConsulting
(England)

2011 North East TC jamboree

(New York, Pennsylvania)

2010 German Truck Camper Get-together: Mosel Wine Region by Flaxi

2010 North East TC jamboree and lead-up

(New York, Pennsylvania)

2010 North East truck camper members car........ through the Canadian Maritime Provinces by TwoMaineiacs
(Maine)

2010 Fall Recompence Cmpg, Freeport, ME by TwoMaineiacs
(Maine)

2010 Mid-Atlantic Spring Rally: another successful one! by TwoMaineiacs
(Maryland)

2010 Outfitter Trip Report: Overland Expo, Arizona by Whazoo
(Overland Expo)

2010 Scusset Beach Canal, Cape Cod: March get-together by TwoMaineiacs
(Massachusetts)

2009 Carolina Beach, NC Get-together (gotta see this!) by AISURFFISH
(North Carolina)

2009 North East TC rally


2009 Fall Ohio Valley TC Weekend: East Harbor by Spott
(Ohio)

2009 North East Truck Camper Spring Jamboree by TwoMaineiacs
(Massachusetts)

2009 Spring Ohio Truck Camper Rally by Spott
(Ohio)

2009 German TC meet-up video
(Germany)

2009 Spring Mid-Atlantic TC rally

(Virginia)

2008 Fog & TC Friends on the Maine Coast: Wolfe's Neck Woods SP by TwoMaineiacs
(Maine)

2008 RVIA Trade Show, Louisville by BradW
(Kentucky)

2008 North-East Truck Camper Haunted Jamboree: Salem, Mass by TwoMaineiacs
(Massachusetts)

2008 Fall North-East TC Jamboree Photos by Attendees
(New York)

2008 Northwest Colors Caravan by Beddows
(Washington)

2008 Southwest Spring TC Rally by Matho

2008 Spring Ohio Valley TC Weekend V

(Ohio)

2008 Mid Atlantic TC rally


2008 Spring Northeast TC Jamboree by TwoMaineiacs
(Vermont)

2007 A small meet-up, dry Camping, Maine Coast by TwoMaineiacs
(Maine)

2006 German TC meet-up video
(Germany)

Several meet-ups are covered in this impressive blog by TwoMaineiacs
(Maine)

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Other great stuff

An Ode to Fellow Expeditionists, by Whazoo:

Twas the night before Christmas, all through rv.net
Not a person was camping, maybe Seldom I bet.
The stockings were hung by TwoMainieacs with care
In hopes that St.Silver soon would be there.
There was Lots of Stuff nestled all snug in the bed
While Sleepy ate sugar plums, he was out of his head.
And CTraveler in his kerchief, Camper Jeff in a cap,
Had just settled down for a long billtex nap.
When out on the lawn there arose Mr. Clatter,
Nemo sprang from the bed, he was mad as a hatter.
Away to the window bka flew like the Flash,
He tore open Spott’s shutters and threw out DJ’s trash.
The moon on the breast of Weymard in snow
Gave the lustre of SheepCamp to kohldad below.
When what to sirdrakejr’s eyes did appear,
But a miniature Tiger, and rvnetter reindeer.
With a little BradW so lively and quick,
Skipbee knew in a moment it wasn’t Farc-tic.
More rapid than rexford his Windwalkers they came,
And he whistled a BlueStilly and called them by name.
“Now Magic, RenoAl, luv2skyski and flaxi,
You boys all look spent, guess I’ll call a taxi.
On Clarryhill, cewillis, Mad Norsky you bull,
Put er in tow mode, this sleigh is so full.
From the top of RickW, to the top of sstan,
Now dash away dash away, like the Labman.”
As dry leaves that before a wild Reddog fly,
When they meet Oldtymeflyer, mount to the sky,
So to Bird Song Place the rvnetters they flew
With a bigfootchevy full of toys, and a Bent Arrow too.
Then in quite a Tizi, twas heard from the roof
The rhymes of FishPoet, he sounded aloof.
If one listened closely, you could hear from RRUGG,
"I've heard that while camping, Jefe sips from the jug.”
As btg graphics was turning around,
Down the chimney St. Silver came with a bound.
He was dressed all in fur, and did look quite spiffy,
He proclaimed to Eugarps, “I’ll be back in a jiffy.”
A bundle of toys he placed on his Blueboat,
Saying “this is too much for St. Silver to tote.”
His eyes how they twinkled, his dimples Travelinglane
Oh cheese and rice, this is sounding insane.
With a nose like Geewizard's, and cheeks red as cherries,
From drinking spiked eggnog down at St. Mary’s.
His Jacinto Kid mouth was drawn up like a bow,
He looked just like Matho I want you to know.
The stump of a pipe trails held in his teeth,
And the smoke he blew out, well it came from beneath.
He had a broad Virgil Diesel and a little jmtandem,
When asked about campgrounds he said "I can't standem."
He looked at the table and said “Oh MyBlueHeaven”
“I can’t eat this kids cookies, they are unleven.”
With a tunafisher eye and a crick in his neck,
Soon gave the impression that he was a wreck.
He sprang to his fuelhauler, ArtumSnowbird gave a whistle,
They were GoinThisWay, flyin high as a missile.
But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight,
a Whazoo Christmas to all, and to rvnet a goodnight.

The Great Whazoo’s otherworldly adventures

Mere mortals like most of us have to restrain our TCing endeavours to the surface of the planet. Of course the Whazn8r has extreme features our normal TCs don’t have and is not bound by these limitations:

(Undersea, Underground, Moon)


In Memoriam: A special star gazing write-up from the late Don Curley .
In his article are several pics of mobile/RV-based star-gazing rigs. This is perfectly apropos for those truck campers who wish to get into the hobby as an amateur, or serious practitioner.


Other interesting things

America’s Wildflowers, On the Road in a Truck Camper, by bka0721, 2015

My thoughts on boondocking, by Whazoo, 2010

2010 Five years later... by Mr Phelps. Acquiring a truck camper: decision making process & outcome.

DHackney’s ‘Hackney Exhibition Vehicle’


6WD military truck conversion deuce-and-a-half M35A2 to camper by JesusGatos

Balloon Festival pictures by various members

4x4 - 4-wheeling pictures by various members

Spot Scott: The Last Ride, memorial travel retrospective of friend by Spott

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Reports for July and August have been added. If you did a trip report that should have been included, please send a message with a link.

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While there have been about a dozen trip reports in September, I'm to busy to update the sticky. However, fear not I have them captured and they will be included in the October update at the end of this month. My plan is to make a reply each time I do an update so it will be easier to know, especially if you subscribe to the thread.

Happy camping!

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September and October trip reports have been updated. Lots of good reports, please keep them coming.

2017 (Jul) Alaska Trip 2017' - Larson's Epic Adventure TR - Part 1 by GpnAZ
(Alaska)

2017 (Jul) Alaska Trip 2017' - Larson's Epic Adventure TR - Part 2 by GpnAZ
(Alaska)

2017 (Jul) Alaska Trip 2017' - Larson's Epic Adventure TR - Part 3 by GpnAZ
(Alaska)

2015 Summer Journey, Crossing Alaska #13 by Ctraveler2
(Alaska)

2015 Summer Journey, Crossing Alaska #14 by Ctraveler2
(Alaska)

2017 2 nights around the Olympic Peninsula by GHCreekside
(Wasington)

2017 Whazoo goes Gramping by Whazoo
(Idaho)

2017 Whazoo's Penumbra Umbra, or Looking for Moon Shadow by Whazoo

2017 VIDEO Trip Report: Sutton Rec. Area, Depoe Bay, Some Sights – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO TR: "A Trip To Camp David" - Not That One - This One – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO: Smoke From Forest Fires_Marion Forks Fish Hatchery – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO TRIP REPORT: Malheur National Wildlife Refuge – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO TRIP REPORT: Page Springs Campground, Oregon – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO: Oregon, Starr CG_Burns_Diamond Craters_Round Barn – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO: Diamond Craters Oregon Windy and Stabilized 8-22-17 – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO: John Day Fossil Beds Thomas Condon Paleontology Cntr. – (Oregon)

2017 VIDEO: John Day Fossile Fields Painted Hills Unit 08_22_2017 – (Oregon)

2011 Summer: The Great Kid Escape (Reposted to fix defunct pics by kohldad

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