Gallery: Adventurous Couple Meanders Down the Pan-American Highway in a...

Then it was time to imagine an interior that could double as a home while on the road. The Dangerz eventually decided on a variation of the traditional "Westy" van interior design, and set about installing the needed bed, seats, cabinets and kitchen equipment themselves.  A few months later, they had a popup table attached to the rear cargo door; perfect for holding the tunes and happy hour beverage of choice.

Little known fact: in 2010 my partner and I got rid of almost everything we owned, loaded the rest up into a 26′ RV, and set off across American in search of adventure. In retrospect, we weren’t really prepared for life on the road, and about four months later we were ready to return to civilization. The first of many bad decisions was the idea to travel in such a big vehicle. Twenty-six feet might not seem like much, but when it’s your only mode of transportation and gas is $3.50 a gallon, moving becomes painful. Our slapstick scheme pales in comparison to the brilliant journey of “the Dangerz“, however.

First off, no their last name isn’t really Danger. Apparently friends started the moniker as a joke, but it eventually stuck, and for two people willing to trade a home and jobs for the inside of a VW van, it’s kind of appropriate! They officially hit the road in July 2012, but they journey began long before that. In order to live (somewhat) comfortably on the road, the camper, dubbed ‘E’, had to be completely refurbished.


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1 Comment

  1. francis.s.juan.1 June 17, 2014 at 11:53 am

    Very cool and classic micro-bus project. Too bad the propulsion isn’t solar powered. Those old air cooled VW engines weren’t the cleanest.

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