The Vanscontinental Express
1980s Cars, Dark Forests and Human Connection: My JDM Van Journey Goes Northwest
Oct 19, 2021 3:40 PM
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Oct 19, 2021
1980s Cars, Dark Forests and Human Connection: My JDM Van Journey Goes NorthwestA destination beckons for some blissful time off the accelerator pedal.
Oct 12, 2021
How I Left LA With My JDM Van and Found Strength in the Eternal DesertPowerlessness takes on a different weight in the land of eternity.
Sep 20, 2021
My JDM Van and I Went to the Brink and Came Back Stronger Than EverFeaturing Marsha's triumphant return—stronger at the breaks, unable to be killed, ready to keep on rolling.
Aug 9, 2021
Pressing Pause on Van Life, and Homesick for a Broken Toyota HiaceHomesickness sets in after two months on the road, but not for the life I left behind in Texas.
Jul 21, 2021
Disaster on Cuyama Peak: How I Nearly Destroyed My Van Alone in the WildernessMy van gets a second chance, and I learn to give myself one.
Jul 20, 2021
Out in LA, Where Dreams Came True and I Could Be My Own PersonCinematic days, surreal nights: Los Angeles is more vivid than reality.
Jul 19, 2021
A JDM Van Breakdown in the Arizona Heat Showed It's OK to Ask For HelpNo woman is an island.
Jun 25, 2021
Dead Vibes and a Dead Alternator: My JDM Toyota Van Meets Some Fear and Loathing in the DesertAn homage to a hero requires true chaos.
Jun 23, 2021
Driving Alone in the Wilds of New Mexico Made Me Think About Who I Want To BeFinding peace with the past in the wide-open West.
Jun 22, 2021
The Great Escape: Driving My JDM Toyota Van Out of Texas, Due WestMaking for New Mexico, in awe of the desert.
Jun 14, 2021
I Finally Hit the Road With My Trusty Toyota Hiace. I Hope I Can Find Who I Want to BeFinally hitting the road—for real.
Jun 10, 2021
How a Simple Van Life Test Run Turns Into Its Own Epic 3,000-Mile Road TripMoving out, but not slowing down.
Jun 8, 2021