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Welcome to Hobohome
The website for Australian Caravanners and Motorhomers

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On this site you will find our Travel Log (over 10 years of travelling Australia in a converted bus) as well as a wealth of information and technical articles relating to motorhoming and caravanning. If this is your first visit, you may like to view our overview page to get an idea of what we are all about.

Hobohome Travel Blog

Our travel log is a collection of stories and photos from our travels. You can view the latest blog entry - or you can view our travel map to see where we have been and browse the entire blog collection on our Travels Page.


We also carry a SPOT satellite tracker. This amazing little device tracks our location 24 hours a day. To see where we are right now - click here.

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Latest Travel Blog Entry

1st of October 2015

Well I hope you are sitting down ... the Shouse is FINISHED! Yes, just yesterday we declared it complete and moved out of Hobohome and into the Shouse. (No Hobohome is NOT for sale and NO we have not finished traveling:-). It seems to have taken a lot longer than we anticipated and at times been very frustrating, but we are very happy with the results. We are both quite proud of what we have more...

About the Motorhome

Car inside a motorhome

Hobohome is a 1968 Bedford TRP bus that has been converted into a comfortable motorhome. However, Hobohome is far more than that ... it has had a number of owners and each of us has added own own additions and improvements.
It is fairly unique in that it can carry a small car INSIDE the motorhome (tucked neatly under the queens sized bed). To learn more about Hobohome, visit The Rig Page for a virtual tour of our home on wheels.

Motorhoming & Caravanning Articles

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Latest Article

My Motorhome/Caravan Refrigerator is using Too Much Power

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29th May 2014 at 5:13 pm by Hobo

This is a very common comment I see in both emails and forum questions. Depending on the size of the solar/battery system, refrigeration can account for up to 70% or more of the total power requirements. In our motorhome we have a 220ltr low voltage, two-door fridge/freezer and a small (40ltr) chest fridge that becomes […]more...

Recent Articles

What appliances can I run from my motorhome or caravan solar power system?

9th November 2013

Caravanning and Motorhoming in the Australian Outback

22nd June 2013

Buying Solar Panels (without getting ripped off)

3rd November 2012

Building the shed house – shouse.

22nd September 2012

Diagnosing Motorhome and Caravan Electric Fridge Issues

23rd March 2012

Fridges for Motorhomes and Caravans

5th February 2012

You can see a list of all of our motorhomming and caravanning articles by clicking HERE

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One of our favourite images from our Australian motorhome travels
Lake Hawea camping ground
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