At first sight, waking up in grey and gloomy weather is never a good source of mood for those who have experienced. So, remember in motorhome that moment when you opened your eyes thinking it was still dark outside? And well not, it’s just our friend the rain that makes her entrance. This smart rain that appears when you least expect it! We all know this one, don’t we? What do we do when it rains in motorhome?
First of all, it’s time to change your daily routine to pay attention to things you do less often or very little. Then, it is also the time to let the sound of rain sway you and let your imagination do the rest.
We have prepared a top 8 activities to do when it rains in motorhome in order to not be bored and find motivation while waiting for the good weather to return.
1 – Alala the reading!
It is true that nowadays with digital access it takes less time to actually read a book. Bringing out a good old tale or a story that has marked you may lead you to remember then, your earliest memories and make you forget this gloomy time out there. We would find ourselves almost in the adventures of «Tom Sawyer» this young boy with a mind backpacker, explorer and curious about everything. For the more connected of you, libraries are available on tablets and smartphones to lighten you as much as possible. If you have children, don’t forget the good comic book full of humor that will make them smile again very quickly.
2 – A good movie or Tv series obviously!
Rather science fiction, action or love? You will be captivated by your film and you will forget this rain outside. For the winter, it’s also a good way to warm up under the cover, and cuddle for couples, who’s up?
3 – I am a writer…
Keep and update your logbook. Then, taking out your thoughts and ideas and putting them in writing will necessarily leave a track of your experience. Perhaps will you have a diary with your most intimate experiences or will you write your most beautiful quotes?
4 – Here come many laughs with the board games.
Old-fashioned with a good P’ti Bac or family games, they will awaken all your senses. Always have at least one deck of cards with you. You will have a variety of games that will sometimes save your life when it rains in motorhome. Make sure you have a few sheets and pencils to play many paper games like Tic-tac-toe, Hangman game or Pictionary. It may be up to you to create your own games!
5 – Listen music
Fortunately, you all have a favorite playlist! It is time to listen it to forget this bad weather. If you don’t have one, you can simply listen to the sound of drops of water falling on roofs and relax when it rains in motorhome.
6 –Notice to the draughtsmen, it is time to admire the landscape and draw it.
For a good moment of relaxation and calm, you will let yourself be invaded by a wave of creativity to draw your vision of the world. Between sea and mountain you will probably have many ideas and different places on your way to fill your drawing book.
7 – Oh the cooking! We didn’t believe it!
The culinary arts and the preparation of homemade dishes, what better. With or without tutos, we already feel the good smell of your dishes moving along the roads. Not to mention the fans of pastries, probably the best with small detailed preparations and very good taste. You will be the kings of camping to meet new people. As they say, “food is life” when it rains in the motorhome!
8 – And what’s up with the food?
Good drinks of course! Whether it’s hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot milk, etc.) or delicious cocktails with or without alcohol, the rain will bring out your bartender face. Oyé, oyé, follow your creativity!
Let out your youthful spirit! We know that you like to run under the rain and jump in puddles with your little boots. And if you have kids, they’ll be the first to be thrilled.
For more information on how to cook well in a motorhome, read our article!
To know what playlist to listen during your travels, read our article!
Don’t let the rain spoil your trip and take time to enjoy with CaraMaps!