THE LILLS TRAVEL
In 2017, we went minimal and packed up our 80 square foot VW bus with a few belongings and our dog, Sunday, to hit the road and explore the U.S. 🚌 On the day we left, we launched TheLills.com and began telling our story, sharing our thoughts and travels.
We were on the road for over 2+ years and along the way, we rescued a a kitten named Scotia and a 1961 GM Bus. Enjoy our travel posts and stories, photos, videos and 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
After days in the desert, working on getting our 1961 GM “New Look” bus running, the secondary fuel filter kept running dry. We took a closer look at the fuel system and began clearing all the fuel lines with an air compressor. One of the last return lines...read more
When the two of us headed west in our VW bus, we brought along our dog, Sunday. We knew she would love to be part of our cross country adventure, but we had no idea what we were in for. At destination 2, we crossed paths with a tiny stray kitten, who wouldn’t...read more
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
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
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
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