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Truck Tales – Week 11

February 11th - February 17th, 2020 Chandler, AZ - Rimrock, AZ February 11th Today was a lovely and rejuvenating day with my new friend Michelle (@appyfan). We started with a slow morning, and I tidied my van a little. It had rained through the night which I found...

Truck Tales – Week 10

February 4th - February 10th, 2020 Vail, AZ - Chandler, AZ February 4th  It was a cold and windy morning and I didn’t feel much like leaving the comfort of my cozy bed. Eventually though I had no choice, so Frank and I went for a little walk to stretch our legs...

Truck Tales – Week 9

January 28th - February 3rd, 2020 Silver City, NM - Vail, AZ January 28th I woke early, too early in my opinion. The night dark, and the stars brights as the wind drove straight into my back doors. The loud pounding must of woke me as it slipped in through the gaps in...

Truck Tales – Week 8

January 21st - January 27th, 2020 Las Cruces, NM - Silver City, NM January 21st The night had been very quiet, and I slept well. It had been warm also, or at least warm compared to my trip so far. Not once did I feel the nip of winter on my exposed hands or face. When...

Truck Tales – Week 7

January 14th - January 20th, 2020 Boulder, CO - Las Cruces, NM January 14th I slept lightly with the constant sound of traffic in the distance, and occasional vehcle wizzing by my van. When I wake there are still several other vans parked along the same road, and I...

Truck Tales – Week 6

January 7th - January 13th, 2020 Moab, UT - Boulder, CO January 7th After another restless night I lay in bed waiting for a message to hear that my package has arrived. Frank slept well and his paw was completely back to normal which helped ease my stress in the...

Truck Tales – Week 5

December 31st, 2019 - January 6th, 2020 Moab, UT December 31st Once again I took the day slowly staying in bed until Frank wanted to do something. This didn’t end up happening until afternoon sometime. I had made him get up to relieve himself after which we promptly...

Truck Tales – Week 4

December 24th, 2019 - December 30th, 2019 Moab, UT December 24th As I put Truck in drive and rolled out of camp I knew what direction I would go but not what I would see or where exactly I would stop. Armed with paper maps and AllTrails Pro I headed out for adventure....

Truck Tales – Week 3

December 17th, 2019 - December 23rd, 2019 Price, UT - Moab, UT December 17th It had been several days since I woke up excited for the day ahead. Big driving days are far from my favourite and I knew that I only had a coupe hours to go. Besides I missed the desert and...

Truck Tales – Week 2

December 10th - 16th, 2019 Idaho Pahandle NF near Coeur d’Alene - Price, Utah December 10th  It was a slow, cold morning. After coffee I relocated a short ways to the Mineral Ridge trailhead to use the bathrooms. Upon arriving I discovered a minor coolant leak at...

Truck Tales – Week 1

December 3rd - December 9th, 2019  Krestova, BC - Idaho Panhandle NF near Coeur d'Alene December 3rd Finally, after months of working on my van I felt comfortable taking it on the road and my chosen date of departure had arrived. The 6 months leading up to this day...

Truck Tales – A Vanlife Blog

Journalling, trip reports, musings, consistency in writing; for years I have ‘tried’ and continually felt as though I was letting myself down. Not reaching my full potential. The weight of a calling set aside year after year. I’m done with it! I have something BIG...