Archive | October, 2012

Life is a beach

28 Oct

Enjoying my holidays at the moment. When I arrived to Seignosse few days ago it was about 25 degrees. This morning as my neighbour told me there was frost on cars. I need to insulate my camper a.s.a.p. Anyway here is pictures from my current address,  

Video from the mountains

28 Oct

My new camera can do videos as well, but don’t expect professional performance. Iwas lucky to catch some interesting moments on the camera. Enjoy! Autumn under Mount Blanc from Martin Ovo on Vimeo.


25 Oct

I discovered this amazing town on my 2 days journey across France. In the medieval quater of the town I have seen many different styles of building using natural materials.  Some history info from Cahors has had a rich history since Celtic times. The original name of the town was Divona or Divona Cadurcorum, […]

Indian summer in Chamonix

23 Oct

I arrived to Chamonix in a lovely sunny afternoon. Town was very busy and my first thought was to find a mountain cabin in the range of 4 hours walking. That was the daylight I had left. It is low season now and there was only Refuge du plan de l’Aiguille open. Due to indian summer together […]

3rd International HEMP Building Symposium, 16-17 Oct 2012 YVERDON-LES-BAINS, CH

22 Oct

The third year of the symposium is over. Every year there is more and more people attending, as the hemp building industry is growing. It was very good insight into what is happening around the globe with speakers from Swiss, France, Belgium, Ireland, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Finland, South Africa, New Zealand […]

Great French-Swiss people

20 Oct

I am away for 6 days and time has come for quick post. I seen many places and met lot of people since I left Ireland. Most of them are involved in hemp building and I leave this part for the Symposium report (coming soon). From Yverdon I was heading to Geneva to look for […]

Company camper van branding

14 Oct

Back in the city now. There was few really busy days before I managed to move to my van. It is amazing how many things you accumulate in few years time. Worst part is you don`t need most of them. Organizing last things before i hit the road to Rosslare and board the ferry to […]

The Camper Van

5 Oct


I bought this van few days ago as a bargain for 750€. I guess it was so cheap because it has 270000 miles on the clock, but it is a Ford Transit (year 1994). There is a kitchen already and all I need to do is construct comfortable bed for my new home on wheels. […]