Top New Campers: ‘2021 Dreamer Van D68 Limited’

  • Panoramic SKYVIEW roof for greater light and a modern, stylish exterior
  • TOUCH reading spotlight in cab
  • Metallic bodywork paint (choice of Aluminium Grey or Iron Grey)
  • Lithium battery pre-wiring
  • Reinforced rear tyre suspension for greater driving comfort
  • 16” light alloy FIAT rims
  • New LIMITED chrome strip on rear number plate trim
  • COMFORT + pack as standard
  • +L2H1 CUSTOM FORD TRANSIT base vehicle
  • +Compact 5.34 m
  • +Dual interior access with double sliding door
  • +Face-to-face dinette with panoramic view
  • +Clean-up area with shower cubicle
  • +18-litre cassette toilet with removable tank
  • +Kitchen with separate hob and sink
  • +Pop-up roof as standard
  • +Storage under refrigerator
  • +Dinette storage chest
  • +WEBASTO DIESEL heating as standard

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Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Trump, Covid & The Senate

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump’s return to large, in-person rallies after his COVID-19 diagnosis, the Trump campaign’s strategy for appealing to voters beyond his base and which Senate races could be in play.

Home Tours: ‘The Garden House’ In Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK

Set within the grounds of a Georgian walled-garden, this superb seven-bedroom house has been joyfully designed around the exceptional architectural landscaping. The internal living space spans over 4,580 sq ft across multiple levels, arranged in a playful layout of floating mezzanines, balconies, and a double-height winter garden.

Designed with high energy efficiency in mind The Garden House has outstanding solar collection, heat recovery and rainwater harvesting and is partially earth-sheltered to conserve its heat and energy.

The Garden House is approached via a quiet country lane, leading to a secluded entrance, revealing little of the house from the walled courtyard. A private driveway leads to a sheltered car port available for several vehicles to park adjacently to the house. There is also a log store, outside store room and a smaller front courtyard garden.

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Political Analysis: ‘Pivotal Moments In The 2020 Presidential Campaign’

Like so much in 2020, the presidential campaign was thrown into turmoil because of the coronavirus pandemic. WSJ’s political team reviews the critical events of this year’s campaign season and looks forward to what might influence voters on Election Day.

Photos: Jim Watson and Saul Loeb/AFP

Top New Camper Vans: ‘2020 VW Grand California’

Featuring plenty of space to take home comforts on the road, the Grand California fits beds for two adults and two children, a separate wet room and comfy living space into a safe, efficient package.

The white surfaces create an airy atmosphere, helped by the optional panoramic skylights. Enjoy open plan van life wherever you go.

Comfort and style

A defining feature of the all-new Grand California is the separate wet room. The 840x800mm compartment includes a toilet, shower and space-saving sink. There’s also integrated shelving and storage for toiletries and towels. The ventilating skylight clears steam quickly and motion-sensing lights as standard add a touch of style.

Little things, big results

You don’t build the world’s best-selling camper van without having good ideas along the way. Ideas like an external temperature-controlled shower – perfect for hosing sand or mud off after a long day – or built in storage for the camping chairs and table. 

A simple touchpad controls lighting, water and battery levels. The dual fuel heating operates on gas or mains electricity to keep you comfortable all year round, as does the optional roof-mounted air conditioning. Optional solar panels and TV satellite dish bring home comforts to the road.

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Timelapse Travel Videos: ‘Fær Øer 4K’ In The Faroe Islands Of Denmark (2020)

Filmed and Edited by: Marco Equitani

This is my last work entirely shot in Faroe Islands and that means that travel around the world during Covid-emergency is possible if you respect some simple rules.

Do not be afraid to travel, do not close yourself at home with the fear of other people, if you respect yourself and other people with simple rules, you can explore the world in safety, we have to fight for our freedom!
I arrived in Vagar Airport on September 18th and after customs routine we all were immediately tested for Covid-19 and they invited us to self quarantine for at least 24 hours or until we get the result; luckily all the passengers were negative and I got the result after 8 hours, so I was free, even if I have to be tested again in six days.

After the negative test I was free to travel around those amazing islands and start making pictures and timealapse sequence.

To be honest, make a timelapse in Faroe Islands is not easy at all, weather changes every five minute and sometimes I had to restart to capture a scene several times; take a single picture is much easier, you just wait for the rain to stop and you can take your picture, but when you have to take 400/500 photos avery two seconds, weather can suddenly change and destroy your job.

By the way I succed, I was patient and I tried to chose the best moment to capture the best situation nature gave me, but due to extreme weather changes I decided to shot even when light was not perfect because maybe that could be my olny chance.

Faroe Islands are amazing but you have to fight with weather much more than other places like Iceland or Norway.

I was also very lucky with Aurora Borealis, infact isn’t common to see northern light from Faroe Islands, they are they are low in latitude with respect to the Arctic Circle, sky is always cloudy for 300 days per year and to see a good Aurora show you need at least a 4kp Aurora…and it was like that, it, nature gave me a 4kp Aurora and a cloud coverage between 70%-80% so I could see Aurora very good, even if I can’t compare with some clear skyes of Norway or Iceland.

Top New Travel Videos: ‘Spring In New Zealand’

Filmed and Edited by: Santiago Ruiz

A cinematic travel film in New Zealand, my home. I’ve always had a passion for travelling and exploring new countries and cultures but always took for granted the beauty my home had to offer and due to the uncertainty of 2020, I finally had a good excuse to explore the South Island of New Zealand for the first time.

Top Interviews: Paul R. Milgrom & Robert B. Wilson, Nobel Prize In Economics For 2020

“He was the advisor everybody recommended you should have,” says Paul Milgrom of Robert Wilson, his PhD supervisor and now near neighbour in Palo Alto and co-Laureate in Economic Sciences. In this conversation with Adam Smith, recorded 20 minutes after Milgrom had learned of his prize, he describes how it was Wilson who actually delivered the news, in person: “He and his wife just walked over and rang the doorbell.”

Not only are the 2020 Economics Science Laureates long-time collaborators, they are also neighbours in Palo Alto, and so when Robert Wilson heard the news of his prize from Stockholm, he simply crossed the street and knocked on Paul Milgrom’s door to wake him! “It sounds like something from the nineteenth century,” says Wilson in this conversation with Adam Smith, recorded shortly after the news became public. He describes his pride at the fact that Milgrom is the third of his students, after Alvin Roth and Bengt Holmström, to be awarded the prize, a perfect combination of events that he calls his “trifecta”.

New Walking Tour Videos: ‘Catania, Sicily Fish Market’

This walk was filmed on June 13th, 2020. It is part of a much longer 3 hour walk around Catania but I thought this clip of the fish market deserved its own video.

Catania is an ancient port city on Sicily’s east coast. It sits at the foot of Mt. Etna, an active volcano with trails leading up to the summit. The city’s wide central square, Piazza del Duomo, features the whimsical Fontana dell’Elefante statue and richly decorated Catania Cathedral. In the southwest corner of the square, La Pescheria weekday fish market is a rowdy spectacle surrounded by seafood restaurants.

New Aerial Travel Videos: ‘Kilpisjärvi, Northwest Finland’ Autumn Colors

Filmed and Edited by: Timo Oksanen

On September 15th 2020 I did a brief visit to Kilpisjärvi, which is the northwesternmost point of Finland in the municipality of Enontekiö. Autumn colours were at their very best and gave me a good opportunity to test the IBIS of my new Canon EOS R6 with RF 15-35mm f/2.8L. Drone footage shot with DJI Mavic 2 Pro.

Music: Michael Shynes – Return to the Wild

Kilpisjärvi is a village in the municipality of Enontekiö, Lapland, Finland. It is located in Finland’s northern “arm” near the very northwesternmost point of Finland. Although Kilpisjärvi is one of the largest villages in Enontekiö, it is still quite small. In 2000 its population was recorded as 114.