Joyce and Bob

Two retired Canucks travelling from Brandon Manitoba to Ushuaia Argentina in a 2002 GMC Savana conversion van. No dog.

Hometown: 
Brandon Manitoba Canada
When did you start your travels?: 
10/13/2018
Reason for taking this trip: 
Got time
Why did you decide to drive?: 
It’s going to be an interesting challenge and we were intrigued by others who had already completed the trip.
Are you also taking along pets?: 
No
Are you also taking along children?: 
No
What type of car are you driving?: 
2002 GMC Savana conversion van
Did you make any modifications to your car for this trip?: 
Bob installed a kitchen with shelving and a sink. Also added solar panels to power a Dometic fridge and to allow us to recharge the laptop.
How did you save up or finance your trip?: 
Living on the pension
How long do you plan on traveling?: 
6 or 7 months
Where do you plan on driving? : 
Ushuaia Argentina
What were your family’s and friends’ reactions when you told them about your trip before you left?: 
some are excited and some think we are crazy
What languages do you speak? Will you learn more on your trip?: 
We speak English and cereal box French. Joyce took Spanish lessons
Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Start reading and planning. It took us at least 2 years to find a vehicle that we could camp in and would be happy driving.
Joyce