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
While traveling for 2 years in our VW bus, we learned to live on very little. Our needs became basic: food, water, shelter, a place to park, a place to shower/use the bathroom and a place to do our design work. Not having a toilet or shower in our bus proved to be...read more
When stress runs high or we find ourselves in a panic, we try to remember, to “Stay In The Canoe“. This is one of our little mantras. It’s how we calm each other down and how we remind ourselves, that at all times, we are in a metaphorical canoe. If...read more
Before heading out on our cross country adventure in our VW bus, we learned the power of bartering. We had developed skills (web, graphic, photo, video) that allowed us to trade for things we wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford. Over the years, we were amazed...read more
It’s been over a year since the two of us and our dog left South Carolina, to drive across the country. We have been humbled by the experiences and we are thankful to have made it from one coast to other, safely. There were ups and downs all along the way and we...read more
The other day, we were speaking with a gentleman and he asked what our names were. We replied, “Alex and Lara…yep, L-a-r-a”. He asked about the name Lara and we went on to explain that it was inspired by one of the main characters in the motion...read more
One might think that there’s a ton of planning that goes into a road trip across America…but for us, that wasn’t the case. There were only a few decisions we needed to make, before taking off on an adventure of a lifetime. Subscribe to The Lills...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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