A Year in My Van

Chris Legg Start Date: Jul 21, 2016 - End Date: Jan 20, 2017
  • Educational/Research Trip
  • Vacation/Personal Trip
  • Volunteer Trip
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Estonia
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Austria

My Travel Story

by: Chris Legg Start Date: Jul 21, 2016 - End Date: Jan 20, 2017
  • Educational/Research Trip
  • Vacation/Personal Trip
  • Volunteer Trip
Well you should know I'm no hippy. I've nothing against hippies my step Uncle even has a pony tail!

I'm just a middle class, middle aged, white male who has a craving to do something different than a nine to five job. I've a yearning and want to see new places see different cultures and to have a little adventure. My ambition is to write a successful story, novel or screenplay either imagined or based on my journey.

I suppose I want to find love and happiness and to find who I really am, along with some joy, freedom and growth.

I've named the van Sophie and I have three travel companions, AJ, Bojo and Donkey. I do need a name for Donkey so please send me suggestions. I will be writing a regular blog and updating with video diaries. 

In 2014 I completed a similar trip, driving from the UK through Europe to Croatia and back, I had a few adventures which I have written up in an earlier book which I am trying to get representation for. If this was anything to go by I will be having some mini adventures along the way!

I leave on the 28th July 2016 and I have volunteered to work on a Goat farm in Latvia as my first challenge. Being inspired by Tony Hawkes and a drunken promise I will also be looking to track down the Latvian Womans Netball team although this may have to change due to the fact that they don't appear to have a national netball team!


  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Estonia
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Austria

Adventure Registry

  • Macbook Air

    £ 1,200