Joyce and Bob
Two retired Canucks travelling from Brandon Manitoba to Ushuaia Argentina in a 2002 GMC Savana conversion van. No dog.
Brandon Manitoba Canada
When did you start your travels?:
Reason for taking this trip:
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?:
Are you also taking along children?:
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? :
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.
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:00