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Awning + Vanagon, A Winning Combo

To start, I was not paid by ARB, or anyone else, to post this. As of a couple weeks ago, the Vanagon now has an ARB awning mounted to the side, along with some new racking up top. Here in the Portland area it seems that every other car has one of these mounted to […]

Single #Vanlife

As I sit here drinking a camp cup filled with red wine, alone, I am left to contemplate vanlife as a single individual. Tonight I spent a couple of hours with my vanfriend Amy, with whom I am doing some work with down here in San Juan Capistrano. The topic of love and relationships was […]

Solar Power

There are two major aspects of living in a Vanagon that appealed to me. One, the shear adventure of being able to roam as desired. The second is the freedom of living simply. The past year I had lived in a tiny house I helped build in Terrebonne Oregon, and at 240 square foot, the […]

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img_20160816_2037131“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”
– Robert Louis Stevenson

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A man, a van, and a dog named River.  What started as a simple adventure in 2012 to travel and live in a van for a year has shown itself to be more than a passing life phase. In 2016, with a [...]


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