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We-Van by Kampes Nomads

Life in a campervan : destination surf – by Kampes Nomads

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We tested a campervan from We-Van to explore the famous surfing spots in the Basque region of southwestern France. The model we chose was the “Esquisse” a two-seater van built on a Volkswagen chassis, for a road trip combining moderation, efficiency and comfort. Hiring this campervan for our Surf Trip was clearly the best option. When surfing is part of your daily life, your priorities involve monitoring the weather forecast and “hunting” waves. The best way to do this is on wheels, heading directly to each destination, which sometimes means covering a significant distance before finding the perfect spot. The advantage of a campervan is being able to park near, and sometimes even at, our playground, so we can head straight for the water as soon as the sun rises. Our daily routine went something like this: – Substantial and nutritious breakfast, before giving in to the call of the waves – Short coffee break. After physical effort, sustenance… while always keeping an eye on the outgoing tide – Surf session at sunset (the best time), …

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