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.

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”

Building The Beast: Expedition Truck Conversion Stage 1 – Insulation

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”