Vanabout in photos

A walkabout is spiritual journey through the Australian wilderness, following the mystical paths of former generation and connecting with land and people.

A vanabout is my European adaption with a van.

So I am wandering Europe with my van. And as long as I am not really blogging about my journey, I am just adding a few selected photos to this page from time to time. New photos go on top.

Have a look to this map that shows my favorite (wild) camping spots.

If you want to see many more photos, please follow Vanabout on Instagram or on Facebook, which both has the same daily content.

By the way, my other van is a pretty 1974 Volkswagen, called Petervan, and it is even a bit more popular on Instagram.

If you want to read more about me, have a look to my cycling site


Finding my balance on a slackline between vans. Some Photoshop might be involved.


Enjoying the perfect spot in the French Alps at Lac de Grand Maison.


I do not want to leave this place in Portugal.

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A van with a view.
This is actually the End of the Old World – or the most western point of continental Europe.

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Last night I was checking the stars at the beach. They were complete.

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My van was patiently waiting in front of the beach bar at Tarifa beach, while I was getting drunk.

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When I was taking some photos of me with my van in the background, the bar keeper gave me this beer, “because it looks better on the photo”. Thanks, man!

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This spot was next to Tarifa in Spain. Perfect (and legal) wild camping.

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Kite surfing at the beach of Tarifa, Spain. The mountain in the background is already in Africa.


Flying my copter was a bit tricky, since it was very windy. I broke just one blade when crashing.

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Perfect evening at a remote beach in Spain.

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There is nothing like the morning light in the woods.

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Full moon and some stars, the photo was actually taken on Christmas eve