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.
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”
Mark and I have finally finished converting The Beast into our new home. To see how we did it, check out this animated slideshow on YouTube.
Everyone knows Wayne. On our way to Romania, we stopped at a campsite in rural Hungary. The owner was British. He knew Wayne. One evening, as we were watching Ben Fogle’s documentary Harbour Lives on TV, Wayne popped up on our screen. It came as no surprise. The first part of this post is theContinue reading “Building The Beast: Expedition Truck Conversion Stage 1 – Insulation”