Thien, Ana, Marcel and Nina

Travel is our goal...We don't have an end date, we just know we want to move a lot!

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Hometown: 
Dominican Republic and France
When did you start your travels?: 
11/07/2016
Reason for taking this trip: 
decided it was about time to take this big trip with the kids. Our oldest is going to be 6 in 2017. So it was our best bet to leave all behind.
Why did you decide to drive?: 
The freedom of sleep, the freedom of your own space, the freedom that gives you the wind over the window. We did Europe in a rented motorhome and we decided that the best thing for us was to buy one and start driving as far as we get.
Are you also taking along pets?: 
No
Are you also taking along children?: 
No
What type of car are you driving?: 
1996 FORD 190 AIRSTREMER WITH A 4X4 CONVERSION
Did you make any modifications to your car for this trip?: 
Little so far. just change the floor. We need some kitchen redo so far.
How did you save up or finance your trip?: 
We rented our property.
How long do you plan on traveling?: 
A year
Where do you plan on driving? : 
We started in the USA from Vermont to California and then started to go south from Mexico until we cover a year. Currently in Baja California Sur
What were your family’s and friends’ reactions when you told them about your trip before you left?: 
Take care and don't come back. They know we are free souls.
What languages do you speak? Will you learn more on your trip?: 
French, Spanish, English and little Portuguese.
Do you have a favorite place that you've visited?: 
So far ...Norway was a big surprise.
What was the weirdest thing you experienced on your trip?: 
The sensation of emptiness when you park in some lonely place. After you get used to.
What was the worst border crossing?: 
None so far.
Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Smile all the time. Talk to people, others like you traveling you never know when someone will be comforted by listening to your story on how you started your trip.
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