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Five Years and 20,000 Miles Later…

The vardo known as the Snail turned five years old a few months ago and shortly after, crossed the 20,000 mile mark.  It’s just an arbitrary number, I know, but it feels like a milestone in our lifelong journey.  Changes … Continue reading

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Schäferwagens

A reader recently sent a link to a very interesting wagon builder’s website.  I found this a while back but didn’t bookmark the page so I appreciate someone sending me the link again. They produce so many varieties I won’t … Continue reading

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Sheep Camps are Alive and Well in the West

I have posted quite a few images and links to classic old-time sheep camps here over the years.   If you travel the small byways of the Mountain West you will still see plenty of old sheep camps in use … Continue reading

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Historic Caravan Image of the Day (H.S.)

John Harris-Stone, M.A. on the road in Britain ca.1910s.  Living the idyllic life. Mr. Harris-Stone and dog setting up camp.  Chimney, removed for travel, in the lower left foreground.        

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Historic Caravan Image of the Day

  The Lady-Go-Lightly.  It’s difficult to get a real feel for the caravans without a glimpse inside.  This image isn’t very detailed but shows the essentials; kettle, mirror, some basic utensils, and folding chair.  All standard fare for the early … Continue reading

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