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Mt. Madonna Van Campout
July 26, 2017
Back in March, a group of Vanagon buddies headed from Santa Cruz, CA to nearby Mt. Madonna County Park to camp, ride Honda Trail 90's, and enjoy ti...
New Brighton State Beach, California
January 31, 2017
We had our first official campout of 2017 with a short trip to New Brighton State Beach in Capitola, CA - just south of the city of Santa Cruz. We ...
Burning Van - SF, California - January 2017
January 14, 2017
Here's a collection of photos from our trip up the coast from Santa Cruz to San Francisco's Ocean Beach for the annual bURNING vAN event! Every yea...
Lucid Road Trippin' - Lucidity Festival 2016
April 19, 2016
Greetings Friends! This month has been filled to the brim with new experiences, new friendships, and new roads for Betsy Vanessa and us. We packed...
Vansgiving in Bodega Bay, California
January 07, 2016
For Thanksgiving this year, we decided to join some of our best van-friends for a celebration of food, fun, and festivities! We left Santa Cruz h...
Roll With Hawk And Kenz In A VW Camper - Tiny House Tiny Footprint
October 07, 2015
Kathleen of @tinyhousetinyfootprint contacted us a few months back to see if we wanted to be featured on her series, Roll With Me: A Series On Fell...
Portola Redwoods State Park, California
September 02, 2015
After experiencing some technical difficulties with our website - WE'RE BACK! And what better way to kick things off than a little blog post abou...
Log Jam Surf Competition
April 28, 2015
Sitting here on the edge of the world I’m not sure how to start this post… Hawk is out running wild and I sit collecting my thoughts. Last Tuesday ...
March 26, 2015
I am amazed sometimes at the power of the Universe! We spent the weekend clearing out heavy objects in the van, and the first place we noticed un...
Looking For A VW Westy
March 11, 2015
We were recently contacted by Carl from CampTrend about purchasing a VW Westfalia. We thought his questions were so insightful that we wanted to sh...
Lightning in a Bottle - 2014
November 01, 2014
We are excited to share this past year with you friends – and I was going to make a list of the fun stuff with a photo album – but we have too ma...
The Van Of My Dreams Blog - Because Sharon is Karen
October 29, 2014
Hi friends! It’s Hawk, Kenz, and BetsyVanessa – we decided that with all of our projects going on, we should share our journeys with YOU – the on...