Twenty-three years and a half-million miles in a G-Wagen

What began as an 18 month excursion across Africa has lasted 23 years for Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine. While they’re not travelling in a motorhome, or even a specialist expedition camper… their story is amazing and inspirational. Check out the story on Digital Trends, with links to a BBC slideshow, a gallery of … Continue reading »

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1981 Unimog U1700L Camper in Daun, Germany

This one keeps popping up on eBay with a listing price of €49,980 ($62,669.92 USD), with no reserve and no bids. It was professionally converted by Friedl & Webber Camp OEG in Graz, Austria, and sleeps 4. The seller claims that the rig was virtually rebuilt from the ground up during the conversion in 2006-2007, … Continue reading »

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No, that’s not a Unimog

Generally, I find sarcasm detestable. It seems to be the favored writing style of the jealous and insecure. So naturally, I found this post on Driving Inertia to be somewhat ugly. In it, the author describes this great looking Mercedes 914-based expedition camper (that they thought was a Unimog) as a ridiculous “homage to over-preparation”, … Continue reading »

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Zeppelin Expedition Camper Box

The great looking 4×4 Mercedes-Benz 914 shown above is not for sale in Walpertskirchen, Germany… at least not all of it. The truck is not for sale, however the camper box mounted on top of it is. The box is a ACE II (FM2) military-grade, ruggedized aluminum shelter built by Zeppelin Mobile System GMBH in Germany, and … Continue reading »

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1988 Mercedes 1017A-based Camper For Sale in California

This 1988 Mercedes 1017A-based custom 4×4 camper just popped up on eBay with very little information, and only the barest minimum number of pictures. I requested the PDF of information that the seller describes, but he or she seems to be having some trouble getting it sent (UPDATE: The PDF has shown up with a … Continue reading »

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