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Newbies - litter picking mission around Europe
« on: May 09, 2018, 07:41:54 AM »
Good day commrades! My name's Buff and I've recently acquired a beautiful big blue ford transit together with my husband, Rasmus. She's already converted as we have a time constraint but we will be doing some small jobs to get her just how we want her during the next 2 months.

Then on July 10th we're hopping on the ferry at Portsmouth, bound for Bilbao. This brings about a question: any tips for a good overnight spot close by the ferry terminal? I'm dubious, being on the coast of such an overcrowded island, but would be interested to know what fellow travellers making this passage do.

First stop will be the Boom festival in Portugal (anybody else going?) after which we will commence our litter picking mission! We've always tried to clean up after others wherever we go but often we don't have enough bags or we have to rush off... Vanlife means less barriers so we plan to dedicate a lot of our time to litter-picking hikes!
Perhaps we'll create a website ranking of the European countries and their regions? What do people think of this idea? Do you think it could motivate local governments and residents to clean up their acts?

Well, it's good to be here - I look forward to having a read through some threads now!  :)


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Re: Newbies - litter picking mission around Europe
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2018, 09:42:27 AM »

I can't help with your location specific requests, but would like to applaud your litter patrol work.  I try to do the same wherever I am, and we need more people to join this very worthwhile cause.

Keep us posted on your travels.

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Re: Newbies - litter picking mission around Europe
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2018, 03:00:06 AM »
Iím new to vanlife but I find myself also doing litter patrol wherever Iím parked. Thanks for keeping the world clean.