Bye bye Bishop

The end of December is nearing and it is time again to hit the road. We have loved every moment of the experience in our first destination, and are definitely psyched to return. Our route to Bishop, California *** First, a quick update on our van home. The Millenium FalcVan has been great for us, and we … Continue reading Bye bye Bishop

DIY VanLife: GMC Savana Camperization – Bed, Storage, Kitchen

Naive expectation number one: constructing the inside of the van will be waaaaaaaay easier and less finicky than building the initial interior "shell".Ha. It turns out the finickiness was very high and compounded by the fact that this part of the construction timeline overlapped with Thanksgiving weekend and my mother's "Birthday Week" - both of … Continue reading DIY VanLife: GMC Savana Camperization – Bed, Storage, Kitchen

DIY VanLife: GMC Savana Camperization – Insulation and Walls

When I worked my first field season in northern Alberta in the summer of 2011, I learned a few very important life lessons: 1.     If it can go wrong, it will2.     Things always take longer than you plan3.     It could be worseI would like to add two pieces of advice to this list, which we … Continue reading DIY VanLife: GMC Savana Camperization – Insulation and Walls