A - Z Challenge 2012
C is for Caravan
Well, what else could I really write about!
We live in our caravan on a full time basis, we decided on this course of action due to their being too much month left at the end of the money!
We were working hard and only just getting by, which is not a good position to be in. Ok, we had a very active social life which involved going out a lot and enjoying ourselves. So we could of cut back on that, but why should we!?
So we decided to sell up, and move into our touring caravan!
We have a Lunar Lexon 640, it has an end island bed, so that we can walk around it and it is permanently made up.
We have a full size shower cubicle on board, and a toilet. Along with a 4 ring gas hob, grill and coooker, fridge, heating and all the other little things you would find in a modern caravan.
That is not our caravan in the link but it is very similar. Ours has a full sized mirror in the loo, and has more carpet than the one shown.
We also have a full size awning that runs the entire length of the caravan.
Now a popular myth is that it is cold and damp - Total and utter rubbish, if you do suffer from these you are doing something wrong!
This winter we have seen temperatures down to -11.5 and I can easily sit in shorts and T-shirt with our inside temperature averaging around 21 degrees. Now not many people's houses are that warm!
Since starting to write this blog we have helped (we hope) many people to take the plunge and go for it. We certainly have no regrets and enjoy the freedom it gives us.
We are currently living in the New Forest area near the South Coast which is a fantastic place to live. 10 minutes of driving and we would be in the sea, and 5 minutes of driving and we would be in the thick of the forest!
We stay on registered camp sites, and work by the 28 day rule, which does mean moving on a regular basis, but with so many wonderful places to stay this is really not a hardship.
Why don't you take a look at some of our earlier posts, to get a real feel for what we are all about.