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Mt. Madonna Van Campout

Mt. Madonna Van Campout

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

New Brighton State Beach, California

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

Burning Van - SF, California - January 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

Lucid Road Trippin' - Lucidity Festival 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

Vansgiving in Bodega Bay, California

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

Roll With Hawk And Kenz In A VW Camper - Tiny House Tiny Footprint

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

Portola Redwoods State Park, California

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

Log Jam Surf Competition

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 ...
Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

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

Looking For A VW Westy

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

Lightning in a Bottle - 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

The Van Of My Dreams Blog - Because Sharon is Karen

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...