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Lessons From a Solo Trip in a Sprinter Van

Whenever people hear that I traveled solo from Seattle, WA to Ocala, FL in a Sprinter van, they usually want to know one of two things: 1) What was it like traveling solo as a woman? and/or 2) How much did it cost? This post offers a glimpse into some of the highlights of my […]


West Morris Mountain Campground at Uwharrie National Forest

At 1:19 a.m. I awoke to voices outside the van. “A black Mercedes,” said a man with a southern accent. A woman mumbled something back to him that I couldn’t quite make out. When my eyes finally opened I was immediately blinded by two flashlights beaming in through the windows. Thankfully, I’d attached the¬†magnetic window […]