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Lessons from a Black Vanlifer

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Angie Vasquez was a part of our 2021 Writer's Residency for Underrepresented Storytellers. We love Angie's positive, can-do attitude. She loves getting outside and is always exploring new places in her van Peter Parker. 

Angie has an awesome Youtube channel where she shares her adventures and we are so glad she is allowing us to share a few here!

The van tour: Meet Peter Parker

We love a van tour, especially featuring a DIY build!

How to stay safe as a solo female traveler

Being cautious and aware can help you have a safe trip whether you're hitting the road in your own built-out van or tenting in the backcountry. Angie has years of experience to share on how to stay safe as a solo female traveler.

Tent camping on a working farm

Imagine sleeping in a tent, waking up and petting lamas a short walk away. Dream!

You can learn more about Angie on her Instagram.

Feature image by Angie Vasquez.

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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