Last year, we did an epic overland trip to Namibia, but sadly we brought something back that we never expected. Our last camping stop over was at the Augrabies National Park and we left fairly early in the morning, as we had to get to Kimberley by the afternoon, so the Howling Moon Strata 2 … More Camping DIY | Removing Mildew From Our Canvas Tent
The Happy Campers have once again gone green. We built an awesome solar panel set-up for our off road trailer but when we sold the trailer, we had to let the panels go as part of the deal. We love the freedom that camping off the grid brings so naturally we set out to get … More Camping DIY | Going Green with Solar Panels
No camp site is complete without a space to hang your towels, right? I know lots of people use a piece of rope and tie it to a tree or nearby branch but I like to have a proper washing line for all our wet stuff. My husband made us an awesome foldaway washing line … More Camping DIY | A Washing Line for our Xcape
We are so happy with our Xcape bush caravan but as with most things these days, there were small little niggles that we wanted to change up in the design in some places. Some of our mods were inspired by photos from other campers and some of them were our own ideas, have a look … More Camping DIY | Mods We’ve Made To Our Xcape
This past weekend we spent some time on simple mods and builds for our new Xcape bush caravan. We are largely happy with the features of the caravan but there were some practical niggles that we wanted to get sorted before our next camping weekend. One of the things that I wanted to change was … More Camping DIY | Dish Washing Stand
The Happy Campers leveled up recently! Yes, we sold our trusted Venter bush trailer and we invested in a Jurgens Xcape! It’s still kind of surreal to think that we’ll be camping in a bush caravan from now on but we are very excited nonetheless!
Our camping set-up is fairly straight forward. We camp with a slightly modified Venter Botswana Special trailer and we use a Howling Moon dome tent for the kids to stay in. The luxury levels will depend on where we’re camping…
You know the drill, when you first start going camping, you tend to only go with the basics. One of the things that’s always bothered me is where to hang your wet towels and swimwear. My slight case of OCD won’t allow me to let the towels hang over tree branches and tent ropes … More Camping DIY | Clothes Line For A Bush Trailer