Who wants to be an Electrick Gypsy? Oh mi gods! We’ve bought a camper van!!! Festivals will never be the same again. Great! 😀 Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 8 thoughts on “Who wants to be an Electrick Gypsy?” Add yours Traveling in a fried-out combie On a hippie trail, head full of zombie I met a strange lady, she made me nervous She took me in and gave me breakfast And she said, “Mark! Stop playing in the new camper van and do the dishes!” LikeLike Reply Come on then – let’s have the details and a picture … LikeLike Reply ..he he. You went for it then? Good for you. We demand pictures. Does this mean you don’t want to borrow the narrow boat after all? 😉 LikeLike Reply Ok, you’ll have to hang on a bit. Sale agreed is different to having the beast outside… It’s a 1997 VW Autosleeper, so not (repeat NOT) a trippy hippy bay window nightmare with no power steering, no brakes, rests every ninety minutes to let the engine cool down again and frequent breakdowns… Yes, we really tried to like them but they defeated us! LOL. It’s not a ‘Mystery Machine’ either, though I do a good Shaggy sandwich… (not a sexual thing, a foodstuff). Pictures once we’ve got it here. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Road trip….cooooooool! When do we leave! 😀 PS. I’m quite partial to Scooby Snax!! 😉 LikeLike Reply Bish! So you have finally sold out to clicky-knees and old age huh? Welcome to the club! It was three years ago that my beloved decided she was tired of unfolding me out of our tent (and she also wanted her own toilet). So we bought an old, but serviceable, caravan. It makes quite a difference I can tell you. I assume your Hippy Truck has an Awning? If not – get one, you’ll never understand how you got on without one. I must admit I still feel guilty. I used to camp with a bivvy bag, a tarp and a few lengths of parachute cord. I was an amateur Ray Mears and travelled the length and breadth of Britain with a small-ish pack and a well-worn thumb. But that was twenty years ago before I was married, had small kids and me knees went west with the setting sun 🙂 Well good luck and don’t forget to have it serviced – VW’s like a little regular TLC from my experience. Craig . LikeLike Reply clicky knees, clicky arms, clicky everything mate. However, I’m just packing my basha, bivvi and indeed my parachute cord for a weekend in Damh’s woodland in Sussex /and I’m not taking the camper van!/ LikeLike Reply Bish you’ve started me off. I aint listened to any Hillage for at least a day – now I have Live at the BBC on and I fear I may have to pick up my Strat any minute! LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.