Have I got an Easter Monday treat in store for you, dear readers! A Guide to Overlanding in Andalucia which, as The Orkney Overlanders say, “Has lots more to it than beaches and party towns!”
Tag Archives: Purchasing and converting an expedition truck
The Costs of Converting an Overland Truck
I promised to give a roundup of the costs of converting The Beast, a Volvo N10 truck, into our new home. So here goes: To follow our rationale and decision process in choosing a Volvo N10, please see The Birth of The Beast – How To Source & Spec. an Overland Truck.
Volvo Means ‘I Roll’: Moving Into An Expedition Rig
Finally, after a coronavirus lockdown that saw Mark and I trapped ‘in the brick’ for eight months, we are back on the road in The Beast, our new Volvo N10 expedition truck. The conversion went entirely to plan. In fact, we finished the work early, which allowed us a couple of weeks to test allContinue reading “Volvo Means ‘I Roll’: Moving Into An Expedition Rig”
MOT Misery & The Beast – Importing & Registering a Truck in the UK
My clothes smelled of diesel, my stomach was churning and my knuckles were white. For the first time, I’d heard the roar of The Beast, our new truck. I’d had a sleepless night. Storm Alex had raged and pounded us with torrential rain. Worry Number 1 was that our van, Big Blue, would be soContinue reading “MOT Misery & The Beast – Importing & Registering a Truck in the UK”