Our Corona diary, week 6, crazy world ...



World in times of CORONA virus is changing: The price of a barrel oil is now MINUS 37,63 US$ and we eat Stinging-nettle ...


The reason for the negative Price is: The demand of oil shrinks and all storage capacity world wide is at its limits, so no place to put the oil which is gushing from the earth ...

Our Corona diary, week 5, planning ahead ...

As CORONA shuts down all life to a minimum of movement, we too are at the same location now since 5 weeks! No fun for us, and we are eager planning our most likely options for possible travel destinations in the near future.

Looking for the next possible travel route ...


Our Corona diary, week 4

Week 4 starts with the announcement of the Austrian government how to open up the shops step by step to reboot the economy. We went for a hike while listening to the news on our tiny radio communication device ...

Pocket radio for news update ...

Changing the supply battery pack

If you want to stay self-sufficient it is crucial to ensure good battery power to supply all necessary electrical units in the camper with proper voltage and energy. Our camper was equipped with 3x120Ah of AGM power units (about 90 Kg), which is a well calculated dimension for our style of traveling. But if you face a period of no sunshine (rain, snow, clouds) over days and no movement (no driving and charging from the engine), even no external power line, you are lucky if you have modern battery technology with good capacity on board. So we decided to update our battery.

New battery pack in place, but first ....

Improving the door opening mechanism

As we plan to change our supply battery unit, we first needed to update the opening mechanism of the outside door to enable the easy access to the loading space of the raised floor ...

Tools needed for the update

Our Corona diary, week 3


Week 3 of self isolation is over and we are facing positive numbers this sunday! The number of newly  infected Austrians dropped to 4% compared to abt. 40% 3 weeks ago. 
Under 7% the corona world is on its way to the light at the end of the tunnel, running under 7% means that we do not increase the total number of infected, because de recovered patients drop the total number.

Masks obligatory from next week on (our 1st home made version)