The “Old Girl” update:

Remember the original 1971 Viscount caravan we started our trip in?
We gave it away to a lovely couple, Greg and Nicole from Melbourne.

The "Old Girl" at Stanley, Tasmania

The “Old Girl” at Stanley, Tasmania

Greg and Nicole keep us updated on what they’ve done to the “Old Girl” and some of their holiday destinations. I thought I’d share some of these with you.

They moved the PVC pipe from the back of the van (which we used to store the annex poles) and placed it on the front of the van which has tidied it up a lot. The addition of mag wheels makes for a very smart look.

The desk was removed and the double bed went back in, this time with storage underneath.
They eat outside at their picnic table.
New blinds were added but they’ve kept the curtains Nola made for us.
New fly screens have been installed and the van is again giving endless enjoyment to a new generation.

The double bed back in.

The double bed back in.

Storage under the bed.

Storage under the bed.

Plenty of storage space.

Plenty of storage space.

A radio with speakers has been added

A radio with speakers has been added.

I think the boys would have appreciated this when we went on holidays.

I think the boys would have appreciated this when we went on holidays.

The mags look great on the old girl.

The mags look great on the old girl.

Camping at National parks is no problem for the solid built Viscount.

Camping at National parks is no problem for the solid built Viscount.

Camping at Venus Bay, Victoria

Camping at Venus Bay, Victoria

I think Mum and Dad would have been happy with our decision to give it to someone who appreciates it so much and that it’s not just sitting in a paddock somewhere rotting away.