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The other night, while watching the offbeat, but visually beautiful Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam, I was charmed by the impressive Imaginarium wagon that the movie characters travel and live in. While the wagon in the movie (best known as the late Heath Ledger’s last performance) is whimsical and transports visitors to realms … Read moreContinue reading
Anyone who’s a fan of Etsy knows you can spend too many hours browsing the wonderful stores and handmade items on the online crafter’s marketplace. One such item is large enough to live inside. Tom in Canaan, NY owns the Etsy shop pinecountry and is selling custom build Vardo wagons to be used as campers, … Read moreContinue reading
by Jim Mangum The Hobbit Hutch is a 56 square foot vardo/caravan/gypsy wagon with a 20 square foot porch. Inspired by Paleotool’s Gypsy Wagon on Instructables website. Totally insulated. It has tiny appliances in a tiny kitchen area with working window…jalousie windows on both sides of the bed…transom window above it…artwork/awning/window box on the “romance … Read moreContinue reading
Wally and Victoria Roth of Bend, Oregon have experience in building exquisite carousel horses, cabinets, boat building and yacht restoration, but their designs really come to life in their re-creations of their Romani “Gypsy”* Caravans. Their goal for the custom design is to come as close as possible to the original look and feel of … Read moreContinue reading
Abel Zyl of Zyl’s Vardos sent me some photos and information on his latest build. A tiny house called the Little Bird which resides in Portland, Oregon. I hope to visit it in October as my daughter is a good friend of the owner, so expect another update then. In the meantime, here are some … Read moreContinue reading