Collecting The Beast, Our New Expedition Truck: Part 1 – Staffal to Rotterdam

Monday: Staffal – Pont St Martin As part of our Brexit-Busting plan to abandon Europe for Mongolia, Mark and I have bought a 24.5 tonne truck to convert into our new home. She is a Volvo N10. She is HUGE, so we named her The Beast. We fully accepted that the purchase, unseen, of anContinue reading “Collecting The Beast, Our New Expedition Truck: Part 1 – Staffal to Rotterdam”

The Birth of The Beast – How To Source & Spec. an Overland Truck

With the election of Boris Johnson and the prospect of Brexit becoming inevitable, we formulated a Brexit Busting plan. “Let’s go to Mongolia!” With Big Blue & Kismet, we truly did courageously split our infinitives and ‘Boldly Go Where No Van Has Gone Before’ – across the Carpathian mountains and along a footpath in Romania.Continue reading “The Birth of The Beast – How To Source & Spec. an Overland Truck”