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Our names are Shelby and David! Back in 2018, we bought a 2002 Thomas Built bus from NC and named her Charlotte. We’re converting the retired US Air Force bus into a fully converted off-grid adventure home.

We aren’t your typical travel bloggers. Our goal is to take the roads less traveled while sharing  engaging content that captures the beauty and spirit of North America. Simultaneously, we share our commitment to using renewable resources and encouraging others to do the same.

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DIY Skoolie Epoxy Countertops

When it came to choosing our countertops for our school bus conversion, we knew we wanted something that was going to be inexpensive and stand out. Unsurprisingly, our epoxy countertops have easily become our favorite feature in the bus and are always turning heads. Plus, we completely made them ourselves! For our skoolie’s epoxy countertops, we used the Stone Coat…
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School Bus Conversion Updates: July 2019

Phew – July has been another long and HOT month, but we’re finally hitting the home stretch (that’s what we keep telling people, at least). Without boring you with the story of how we’re overwhelmed with being over budget and over our timeline, let’s get into what you ACTUALLY came here for – Charlotte’s progress! Image 1: The backsplash was a…
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Meet Charlotte – Our School Bus Conversion

Manufacturer: Thomas Built Year: 2002 Length: 36 ft. Engine: Cummins 5.9 230hp Transmission: Allison 2000 Brakes: Air Miles: 85,000 We bought our bus in November 2018 from Charlotte, North Carolina (hence her name, “Charlotte”!). Once we knew we wanted to purchase a school bus and take on the challenge of renovating it, David came across the 2002 Thomas Built bus on Instagram…
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