A Restless Transplant — Volkswagen Transp

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I’m going to Jackson

Google two ways to get from the Columbia Gorge to Jackson Wyoming. first, suggested that I 84 all the way through Oregon and get off at Twin to head over the pass in to   The other, route, had me go down Madras and then  cut central and eastern Oregon, crossing in to Idaho near  This route added a few of total travel but saved tedious hours slogging trucks at 55 MPH in a 75 MPG zone.  I was in no rush and for the long route. Leaving on a morning,  I took the familiar over Mt Hood and dropped in to Oregon.  The April weathered between mid winter and spring as I east.  Over the passes, occasional rain showers to snow, giving the feeling the seasons were changing winter to spring every an hour so.

The days were getting with sunrise happening after 5 and setting around  traipsing around mountains in the afternoon felt out of season. photos are from 10 days chasing snow and hot springs the last half of April.


April 15, 2014

and Marie’s Bluebird Bus

I first met two and half years ago in Portland. up 42nd street, I noticed a of Vanagons and old Volvo’s parked in of garage.  Pulling a U turn,  I back around to check out the  I had just started the Vanlife and left no potential van undocumented.   to a stop just past the  I jumped out with my camera in to take photos of a beige with Volvo badges.

“What does that in it?” a bearded and ponytailed man a mechanics suit asked, towards my Syncro.

“An Audi 2 I answered turning around, brandishing my camera.  ”Its a TICO conversion.”

“In-line 4,  on its

“Sure is,  35 degrees I believe… with that Vanagon there with the Volvo

“It has a Volvo engine from a 240 in

“I gotta see that.”

After minutes of looking at each vans, Dean had to get back to  I took his card and went on my way California. After winter surfing in Southern California and  I was back in Portland and needed an oil  Retracing my steps back to the off of 42nd in North East. had an opening and I sat around as they the oil. In addition to a slew of and miscellaneous VW’s, a Bluebird bus a Vanagon attached to the roof sat in the

“Whats up with that Its epic.”

“It’s my girlfriends, we are it set up to live in.”

“No way, year is it?”


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