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Eerste karavaner?

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03 Nov 2015 @ 20:48:04 pm
Anonymous

En wie het eerste karavaan gebou??

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03 Nov 2015 @ 20:51:59 pm
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Wow! Eerste keer dat ek dit sien....bietjie ver voor my tyd😁
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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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03 Nov 2015 @ 20:52:10 pm
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Lmga
I am only here by mercy. What I have is only on loan.
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03 Nov 2015 @ 20:57:28 pm
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My big fat gypsy antique! 128-year-old mahogany and maple caravan custom-made for former naval officer is world's oldest mobile home


By Daily Mail Reporter

17:07 30 Oct 2013, updated 23:00 30 Oct 2013







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World's oldest caravan makes final journey after 128 years on the road
Scottish doctor who commissioned The Wanderer wanted to live as a 'gentleman gypsy'
The 30ft 'land yacht' has bookcase, china cabinet and a piano
Valet paid to cycle ahead and warn people it was coming

Custom-made 128 years ago, this 30ft caravan is more like a palace on wheels.

Commissioned by Scotsman Dr William Stables, The Wanderer was the first caravan to be made purely for the pleasure of travel.

Made from mahogany and maple wood, and painted black and gold, former naval officer Dr Stables wanted the life of a gypsy while traveling in style - spawning the nickname 'Gentleman Gypsy'.

Dr William Gordan Stables, right, in 1885 just after he designed and built the Wanderer
Dr William Gordan Stables, right, in 1885 just after he designed and built the Wanderer

The life of a gentleman gypsy
The life of a gentleman gypsy: Dr Stables had The Wanderer made of mahogany and maple wood and travelled in the height of style

The world's oldest caravan, The Wanderer, will now come to rest in Worcestershire
The worlds oldest caravan, The Wanderer, will now come to rest in Worcestershire, 128 years after its first journey

So well did he emulate the travellers who inspired him, he was once pelted with stones by unwelcoming villagers.

Although it can be pulled by car, in Dr Stables' day the work was done by two horses, Captain Corn-flower and Polly Pea-blossom.


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An extraordinary sight in its day, he had to employ a valet to cycle ahead and clear the roads, warning road users it was coming.

Inspired by Romany Gypsies: Dr Stables
After retiring due to ill health, Dr Stables, inspired by Romany Gypsies, wanted to travel the country in comfort

The Edwardian van features ornate furniture and a paraffin oven
The Edwardian van features ornate furniture and a paraffin oven

Now, thanks to a donation by Dr Stables descendents, the Edwardian single-berth van, which went on its first tour in 1885 and was last used in 1960, has finally come to rest at the Cotswolds Caravan Club.

Although it can be pulled by car, in Dr Stables' day the work was done by two horses, Captain Corn-flower and Polly Pea-blossom.

The mobile home was an extraordinary sight at the time, so much so that a valet was employed to cycle ahead, clearing the way and warning other road users.

A drawing of The Wanderer on its inaugural tour of the UK in 1885
A drawing of The Wanderer on its inaugural tour of the UK in 1885

The Wanderer is seen in the left of the drawing as it makes its way through the Cairngorms
The Wanderer is seen in the left of the drawing as it makes its way through the Cairngorms

At Buckingham palace for the Caravan Club's centenary in 2007
At Buckingham palace for the Caravan Club's centenary in 2007, of which Prince Philip is the patron

The Wanderer in 1982 at the Royal Windsor horse show
The Wanderer in 1982 at the Royal Windsor horse show

The Edwardian washroom inside The Wanderer
The Edwardian washroom inside The Wanderer

The caravan was fully restored over a ten year period
The caravan was fully restored over a ten year period

The lovingly restored Wanderer is now on permanent display at the Costwolds Caravan Club
The lovingly restored Wanderer is now on permanent display at the Costwolds Caravan Club

Dr Stables wanted to ensure he and his companions traveled in comfort
Dr Stables wanted to ensure he and his companions traveled in comfort

The Wanderer caravan in the early 1900s
The Wanderer caravan in the early 1900s

The Wanderer has clocked up tens of thousands of miles and was inspired by traditional horse-drawn Romany wagons. It boasts a bookcase, china cabinet and even musical instruments to entertain campers when it rained outside.

But the world's first caravan has been gathering dust for years and was only wheeled out on special occasions.

Beverley Larion, of the Caravan Club, said: 'We would prefer to keep it at the Caravan Club rather than in a storage facility so our members can enjoy it. 'Its the most beautiful display of craftsmanship internally and the upholstery is all original.'

The Wanderer was restored over ten years leading up to The Caravan Clubs centenary in 2007 when it took centre stage at Buckingham Palace as it was pulled through the gates of Buckingham Palace by horses.
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03 Nov 2015 @ 21:01:27 pm
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Jammer. Bogenoemde berig het pragtige foto's van ou karavane....moet sien hoe dit binne lyk! Hier is die link:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2480291/Worlds-oldest-caravan-makes-final-journey.html

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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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03 Nov 2015 @ 21:07:04 pm
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Hier is paar foto's
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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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03 Nov 2015 @ 22:16:11 pm
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Kyk!

Of ons nou daarvan hou of nie, die Engelse het kamp soos ons dit ken na ons strande gebring.

 

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04 Nov 2015 @ 07:34:04 am
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Ai sal ek nou nie daarvan hou om so pragstuk te restoereer nie. Net jammer hy is nie in sy oorspronklike kleure nie.

Dit moet wees swart en goud.

Sonder Jesus is ek niks! ! ! !
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04 Nov 2015 @ 07:59:05 am
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Wow. Dit is mooi gewees.
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04 Nov 2015 @ 08:13:14 am
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Ja Leon... eks ook n retoureerder. Dit sou awesome gewees het.. maar die tyd ve dit het nou uitgeloop ve die ou oom.
I love camping all year round
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04 Nov 2015 @ 09:12:01 am
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Baie mooi ja kyk as daar gekamp word haal ons uit en wys
Haak daai wa kamp bly koning
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04 Nov 2015 @ 09:31:52 am
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Selfs die "horisontale stress verligting beamptes" in die wille weste het rondgetrek tussen bordele maar het ook n tipe van "caravan" gesleep agter beeste/perde (hopelik effe nose down) vir die langs die pad besigheid.

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04 Nov 2015 @ 13:08:08 pm
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Dis ook nie plakpapier vat op ply- wood geplak is nie, dis kiaat, geelhout en rooshout.
Koper en silwer, nie kroom nie.


As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

Die jonge Fransies. (Parys - Frankryk)
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04 Nov 2015 @ 19:30:22 pm
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Magties dis pragtig. En net 2 perdekrag om te sleep!
Wel die ou Kakebeenwa was ook maar n huis op wiele, kartel en verematras ingebou, konsertina en mampoer in die wakis. Miskien het die vrouens al daai tyd te veel ingepak, 16 osse, of so iets moes dit voortbeur.
En ek glo daar was baie plesier in en rondom die wa, ons praat nog steeds van laer trek as so klomp saam kuier.
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04 Nov 2015 @ 20:22:28 pm
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Ek dink kamp is so deel van die mens, soos asem haal. So ver terug as die geskrewe geskiedenis kamp die mens op een of ander tyd, al was dit hoe primitief.

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