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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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Stealing a Nap

The dog has decided the floor or her bed are not good enough for her.  Since she knows she can’t come to the bed, this seems to be her compromise in the wagon.  It’s definitely too small for her but … 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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Historic Caravan Image of the Day

The ladies having lunch outside the Tally Ho! ca. 1910.  A fine little wagon with mollycroft and Persienne shutters.  

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