From GENOA to STONEHENGE with a 850 Fiat customized camper…

From Genova to Stonehenge with a 850 Fiat van customized as camper by the author
From Genova to Stonehenge with a 850 Fiat van customized as camper by the author

“So, so you think you can tell Genoa to Stone…
blue skies from England.
Can you tell a green field from a green steel van?
A journey with a lovely girl?
Do you think you can tell?”…

In 1975 I prepared a customized van (an 850 Fiat van customized as camper, quite surely unique in Italy in those times, with diy hidden double bed/sofa, diy wash basin pump, diy 2 fire cooker, fog and emergency lamp etc…) for a long journey with my lovely Rita. We started from Genoa (Liguria) with the falling snow, we crossed France, the Channel to arrive on the white cliffs of Dover in England. We drove then to the ancient and mysterious Stonehenge site…

Nel 1975 preparai un furgone personalizzato (un furgone Fiat 850 preparato come camper, quasi sicuramente unico in Italia a quei tempi, cotruenndo “fai da te” un letto matrimoniale/divano, assemblato un mobiletto contenete un lavello con rubinetto con pompa elettrica a 12V, un cucinino a 2 fuochi, completo di lampade antinebbia e di emergenza ecc . . ) per un lungo viaggio con lovelyRita. Partiti con la neve da Genova (Liguria), abbiamo attraversato la Francia e il Canale della Manica per approdare sulle bianche scogliere di Dover in Inghilterra. Abbiamo quindi proseguito fino all’antico e misterioso sito dalle grandi pietre di Stonehenge…

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