Today is all about #vanlife but we are going back in time to 1975 to see how much it has changed over the years. I am happy to welcome Marshall & Debbie Hockett from Tripping1975.com, who, in 1975, hopped on a plane to Europe, grabbed a VW van named Banana, spent a year exploring the continent…and then, wrote a book about it 45 years later!
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In This Episode
- 03:00 Getting The Book Written
- 05:40 Decision To Getting The Book Out
- 07:00 Biggest Differences In Travel From The ’70s to Now
- 09:00 Highlights From The Trip
- 12:25 Planning The Trip & The Route They Took in 1975
- 19:15 Places That Exceeded Expectations
- 21:00 Only One Argument In A Year
- 25:00 Biggest Changes In Your Travel Style & Getting Back To Europe
- 29:30 Biggest Travel Mishap
- 36:00 Getting Engaged On The Road
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