In 2014 we had borrowed the mobile home of a friend for a road trip along the German coasts. It was a great experience, and we were enthusiastic. In October 2015 we bought our Daimler-Benz 407D. We called him Hans-Joachim (short: HaJo). He’s 35 years old. In his former life, he was a radio truck in the German civil protection. This is why he’s orange, has blue spinning lights and sirens on the roof.
In the first winter, we changed the interior almost completely according to our taste. The electronics were expanded, and HaJo got a solar system, so we are independent. Although Hajo has already several years on the hump, he has just 48.000km (about 30.000 miles). Because his whole condition is so good, he is allowed to have the “H” at the end of the number plate (H = historic car).
Unfortunately, our professions do not allow us to work on the road. For this reason, we travel two times a year for some weeks. To leave the stressful office days behind us, we use every opportunity to escape to the surrounding countryside. We love wild camping, but sometimes you can find us on small campsites. We are thrilled that we have discovered this kind of travel. The world that surrounds us is getting faster and lives in abundance. Reducing ourselves to the most necessary makes us more satisfied and shows us that we don’t need much in everyday life.
Our first big trip was our honeymoon in Sweden and Norway. Followed by countries like Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and numerous short trips all over Germany. Shortly we would like to go to Ireland, Great Britain, France and many more.
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