SAY HELLO TO THE LILLS!
After traveling in our 1978 VW Bus for over 2+ years, life led us to a 1961 GM Bus in the New Mexico desert. We’re now converting it into a home on wheels!
Come along with us, as we educate ourselves and share alternative views on life, love, energy, food and travel.
DAYS OF BUS BUILD
After months working on our bus build outside, we were now ready to bring it into the shop! The first thing we needed to do to get it moving was fix an air line. We noticed that we had a hiss and we were losing air pressure, which is needed to run our old bus, so we...read more
In 2019 we came across a 1961 GM Fishbowl / New Look bus in the New Mexico desert and now we’re converting it into a bigger home on wheels! It’s the Suburban model, so there are two platforms on either side and a thin, little aisle way going down the...read more
The two of us found so much joy, living on the road in our old VW bus for over 2 years. With only 80 square feet of space, we learned to live in the now and embrace simplicity, but not having a toilet or shower proved to be most difficult. By the time we reached the...read more
Since making it back to the East Coast, after 2+ years on the road in our ’78 VW bus, we have used the art of bartering to repair a fixer-upper home and live rent-free in the countryside. Our intention has been to save as much money as we can, so we can finish...read more
While we’ve been converting our 1961 GM bus into a home, we’ve been renting a fixer-upper in the countryside. It wasn’t in great shape when we arrived, so the owner of the home agreed to let us work off the rent and bring the property back to life....read more
When the bus arrived, we had it delivered to a local diesel mechanic shop. They inspected the GM bus from top to bottom and everyone seemed impressed. They recommended that we take it over to another nearby shop that could handle a few small fixes, more affordably. A...read more
We joined Instagram in 2019 under the handle @thelillslife and have been posting photos and videos of our adventures since then! See a few of our latest posts below and see our full Instagram page here: @TheLillsLife
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