Lake Louise to Kelowna

  Lake Louise Campground, this morning: we woke to the whispering patter of snow falling onto Hanna’s roof. The already-snowy landscape took on another level of quiet as the campground’s few tire tracks and foot prints were filled in by the night’s snowfall.  We turned on the heater and lay in bed until the van heated up.  It was -5C … Read More

We’re off! We’re off! Driving across Canada

So, we have finally set off from Novia Scotia after 6 weeks delay.  Hanna still has issues but she works well enough if we drive her carefully.  We are THRILLED to be on the move!   It’s fun and exciting to be seeing new places everyday, and to be really living the travel adventure we dreamed of. We had our first … Read More

Photos of Nova Scotia, So Far – The Glitter!

Despite the mechanical issues, we have managed to see some gorgeous places (and lots of industrial parks!). Two weekends, when the garage was closed, we headed off for short jaunts along the coast for a few days. Plus we had one majorly false start – “Woohoo, we’re finally off!” we thought. Oh, how wrong we were. Cue massive gearbox leak … Read More

The Reality of Making a Dream Happen

Wishing. Wanting. Hoping. Dreaming.  I’ve been practicing these ever since I was a kid. Daydreaming is fun. It’s part of my makeup. It brings me hope and excitement on cold rainy days. On the other hand, making dreams happen (especially on a budget) is bloody hard work!  Every time we attempt it, I seem to handily forget this point. This … Read More

Next Steps

Now it’s time to start making Hanna look like a ‘Mark and Sas’ home 🙂   We’ve got a week in June and a week in July booked off to sort her out in Devon, ready for her first proper outing as our Wedding Suite at the beginning of August 🙂   Mark will be using his carpentry skills to turn … Read More

Introducing Hanna the Hymer :)

So, we’re ready to introduce what’s going to be our home sweet home come September:)   Please meet our beautiful retro motorhome “Hanna” the Mercedes Hymer!   We found her on Ebay at a 2nd hand motorhome dealership near Preston, back in January.  We put our deposit down while the dealership sorted out a few minor mechanical issues, then waited … Read More

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