Mike Hankin 🚐🏕

Mike Hankin 🚐🏕

@totaldrifter

I’m a UK🇬🇧 designer, nature lover and weekend adventurer doing up my little 2003 Fiat Van and taking it around the country. Blog site coming soon! 🙌
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Ok, didn’t go totally to plan - we capsized the canoe 🛶 (there are two holes in it now) and had to go into emergency survival mode. EDD nearly got hypothermia!!! Not ‘fun’ but a real adventure . . . . . . . adventure vanlife river bushcraft survivor survival sas fire outdoors wilderness camping

3 Days ago
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Off on a weekend canoe trip with Edd along the riverwye 🛶 . . . . . . . adventure vanlife expedition explore paddle canoe river water landscape

7 Days ago
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Spit roast venison 🦌 for winter solstice . . . . adventure outdoors pagan fire cooking firecooking meat vanlife outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature forest bushcraft

44 Days ago
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beautiful snowdonia in the winter last year - very cold night ❄️ . . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature wilderness wild beautiful scenery mountain nationalpark

70 Days ago
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This heater I made isn’t really working... . . . . . . . . . vanlife adventure camping camper camp outdoors thegreatoutdoors freezing winter sleeping cold design

72 Days ago
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❄️❄️❄️ The first proper winter weather in the van - the snow wasn’t that bad but the condensation in the van still froze solid! . . . . . . . . vanlife outdoors adventure snow weather winteriscoming winter snowy london thegreatoutdoors camp camping campervan

73 Days ago
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Way too cold to cook outside so I’m making tea on the floor. Should’ve thought about this when I was designing the van! . . . . . . vanlife van adventure outside nature camping camp camperlife outdoorcooking

77 Days ago
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Ran over a metal pole in nat’s van in the middle of nowhere... I don’t think the AA would’ve known where to go if we’d called them? . . . . . . . vanlife camper roadtrip roadside coast tyre mechanic outdoors thegreatoutdoors

78 Days ago
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wildcamping in the south of France in the summer - thankfully no one stumbled across the matching tents ⛺️ . . . . . . vanlife camping wildernessculture wild outdoors nature thegreatoutdoors wilderness camp camplife foraging sun

79 Days ago
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I’ve never got close enough to a heron before to take a proper picture perhaps I’ll be the next wildlifephotograph er of the year? Probably not but still - really amazing birds close up though! . . . . . . vanlife wildlife birdlife bird scenery lake outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature photography winter amazing

80 Days ago
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It’s starting to feel a lot like winter ⛄️ . . . . . vanlife winteriscoming winterishere outdoors lake amazing view water camping wilderness

81 Days ago
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Alfie the dog doing nothing at all in the van on the way to the beach - it’s going to be very cold, might have to put his little jacket on 🧣🧤 . . . . . . vanlife adventure weekend dog roadtrip doglife camping seaside camp camper outdoors thegreatoutdoors

83 Days ago
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It was snowing in London today and very very cold - not as cold as in Snowdonia this spring but still... . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors wilderness camping camp scenery landscape mountain snow wales nationalpark

84 Days ago
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Out in Cornwall in nat’s van for probably the wettest festival I’ve ever been to. But what can you expect when you decide to take a summer holiday in England ? 🇬🇧 . . . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature music musicfestival festival interiordesign camp camping campervan campelife

84 Days ago
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So we cooked our mushroom and made it into burgers 🍔 - they were delicious - they did eat up oil like crazy but that’s OK... it can be a little treat!! . . . . . . vanlife adventure foraging mushroom cooking cook foodforfree outdoors thegreatoutdoors camping

85 Days ago
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tbt this time last year when we were at durdledoor - to think this is only a couple of hours away from london 🌃 . . . . . . vanlife amazing adventure expedition landscape scenery outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature sea coat beach englishcountryside

87 Days ago
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Little handle detail on one of the cushions for ease of use.... verysmart :) . . . . . . vanlife adventure design detail vanconversion camper conversion buildout outdoors thegreatoutdoors cool

87 Days ago
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sunset at Cuckmere Haven - too cold to stay all night but it was lovely . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature wild wilderness englishcountryside britishcountryside white cliff cliffs coast sea sky amazing sun sunset horizon

88 Days ago
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Spent the day at Cuckmere Haven in sussex under the whitecliffs - super beautiful there!! . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature wild wilderness englishcountryside britishcountryside white cliff cliffs coast sea sky amazing

89 Days ago
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This flooding makes me think I should’ve bought a Mitsubishi Delica 4WD instead of a fiat scudo ... hey ho! . . . . . . . vanlife van lakedistrict flood water river bridge outdoors nature thegreatoutdoors wild wilderness wildcamping camping adventure explore beautiful scenery

89 Days ago
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There’s no better way to spend the evening that sitting by the fire ⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ vanlife vanlifediaries van vanconversion campervan camper camping wildernessculture wild wildswimming landscape beautiful scenery autumn lake mountains camperlife campervibes travel adventure explore

90 Days ago
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Crummock Water in the lakedistrict has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. . . . . . . . vanlife lakedistrict adventure amazing outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature landscape lake mountains wilderness wildernessculture wild camping roadtrip

90 Days ago
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Lovely comfy place to coil up after a long walk in the yorkshire dales. . . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors greatoutdoors nature moor englishcountryside britishcountryside nature wild camping wildernessculture trekking relaxing grass camper van

91 Days ago
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Looking at birds 🦅 from nat’s van - it’s good but I wish I could stand up straight. 🙃 . . . . . . . vanlife adventure expedition nationalpark outdoors thegreatoutdoors van birdwatching twitcher camping wildernessculture wild nature

91 Days ago
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🐟🐟 This was supposed to be a pontoon on Derwentwater in the lakedistrict but it had flooded so my fishing was a bit scuppered⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ vanlife vanlifediaries van vanconversion campervan camper camping wildernessculture wild wildswimming landscape beautiful scenery autumn lake mountains camperlife campervibes travel adventure explore

92 Days ago
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This is our little hidden half of Crummock Water in the lakedistrict . . . . . vanlife van vanconversion camper camping lake mountain outdoors adventure thegreatoutdoors greatoutdoors nature wild wilderness wildernessculture canoe boat watercolor

92 Days ago
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Up in the fog on Malham Cove - I think this was probably a bit dangerous tbh - we couldn’t see anything and there was a sheer drop right there .... still, pretty awesome? . . . . . . . . . van adventure expedition outdoors thegreatoutdoors yorkshire nationalpark van camper scenery weather wild

93 Days ago
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Took the canoe over to the other side of Crummock Water and found this amazing, totally untouched little world! . . . . . . . vanlife lakedistrict adventure outside thegreatoutdoors outdoors nature lake mountain green boat wild wilderness camping camp van wildcamping

94 Days ago
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How lovely to not wake up in the city - just been out with my brother in the van for a weekend in the woods 🌳🌳🌳 . . . . . . vanlife adventure expedition outdoors thegreatoutdoors camper camping wildcamping nationalpark forest scenery

94 Days ago
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Another shot from the beautiful hidden beach at broadsands in Devon - one of my favourite beaches in the UK - can’t wait to go back!!!! . . . . . . vanlife adventure outdoors thegreatoutdoors nature scenery landscape beach sea sand hiddengem secret secretbeach camping wild wildcamping

95 Days ago
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We were out in essex and we saw a dead seagull ... poor little guy 🐦⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ ⠀ vanlife vanlifediaries van vanconversion campervan camper camping wildernessculture wild nature marsh beautiful scenery autumn camperlife campervibes travel adventure explore

95 Days ago
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The waterfall at Kennel Vale at the old gunpowder factory. This is one of the most incredible little walks I’ve ever been on. It’s in Cornwall not far from Falmouth. It’s beautiful!! . . . . . . vanlif adventure expedition green nature thegreatoutdoors greatoutdoors wild wilderness exploring walks outside van camper camping campinglife

96 Days ago
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Alfie seems to find this the most comfortable way to sleep in the van - I couldn’t do it! . . . . . vanlife adventure expedition dogs dog cutedogs sleepingdog camping wildcamping outdoors thegreatoutdoors

97 Days ago