We needed to replace an essential part of our car: our alternator. But where would we get the parts in southern Mexico?
Browsing: the Bus
Solar panels and set-ups are a hot topic in the vanlife community. When we did the research for our system, we relied heavily on information from other travelers. Here is a rundown of what we use, why we do it, and how it works.
When I was in my tweens, I used to spend hours playing Tetris. What I never knew was that this skill would be vital living in a van. With a tiny home, good organization is the key to staying sane.
How could we have been so naive, so careless? The biggest breakdown in our history, due to a simple, avoidable mistake. What do we do now?
I spent my college years studying to become a teacher. Now, my studies are radically different, revolving around engines, mileage, and car parts.
The VW community is more than we could ever wish for, providing not only mechanical help when we need it the most, but also a sense of home as we meet like-minded friends in places we’ve never been to.
When she walks by, heads turn after her. Women admire her style, while men secretly dream of running away with her.
Emma, Big Emma….names are confusing around here. What’s up with that? Did we just name our Bus after me, its owner? This is often a question that needs some clarification.
Welcome to our house. It’s pretty small, and it rolls around a lot. It has three floors: an upper level, a ground floor, and a basement. It also has many different rooms – a sun room, a semi-detachable kitchen, two bedrooms that each sleep two, a library, and a living and dining room. I’m sorry, but we don’t have a bathroom. If you need to go, feel free to just step outside, or we can make a more civilized pit stop, if that’s what you prefer. Please, come in. I’ll give you the grand tour.
“We expect there to be regular hiccups, periodic breakdowns, and the occasional emergency. But hopefully, they will be few and far between”.