So, which one is closest to your reality?

Saddle Tramps continues to post interesting campers. The juxtaposition of these two vehicles made me think about fantasy and reality.


  1. #1 by Old Fussbudget on February 4, 2012 - 6:37 pm

    Both! And neither. One’s too precious, the other’s an expedition vehicle more than a camper. And a well-funded expedition at that.

    What’s the base vehicle on the estate? Looks like ’60s British?

  2. #2 by albell on February 4, 2012 - 6:51 pm

    Good guess, it’s an Austin A55. I have a faded pic of me as young kid clutching my model sailboat in front of saloon version.

    More pics the Austin here


  3. #3 by Old Fussbudget on February 4, 2012 - 7:15 pm

    Cool. That looks like the Suntor “caravanette” on Simoncars.

    I’m reminded I not too long ago read an exhaustive history of the Mini…amazing that they built and sold that car for less than cost for so many years…lose a pound on every one and make it up in volume, I guess. Perhaps they came from that village where they eked out a living by taking in each other’s laundry.

    • #4 by albell on February 4, 2012 - 7:21 pm

      That making it up on volume quip never fails to make me smile. I like the laundry one too.


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