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Boulder & Pie are two wacky best friends who decided to travel around the world together in their DIY camper van conversion. We met them at a Go-Van El Campo van life meet up in BC and spent a few really fun days & nights hanging out with them, getting to know them, and enjoying listening to their live music performances.

You can follow their adventures on YouTube and Instagram here:

Tao of the Weird

They have a beautiful outlook on life, and they are inspiring in their adventurousness.

Boulder was a music teacher in Boston, and Pie was a lawyer in Florida, and they decided to quit their jobs to prioritize long term travel in while living in a van for 5 years, which breaks in between trips to work and earn money.

Their DIY camper has a small kitchen, though they mostly cook outdoors. They have auxiliary batteries that charge from the van’s alternator, a Berkey for fresh water, and two benches to store their stuff and plenty of space to have friends over.

For sleeping, Pie typically sleeps on the bench, and Boulder sleeps on the floor in a tiny cave-like space created by the bed slats.

We love these guys and hope we can meet up with them on the road somewhere soon 🙂

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle



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Music & Song Credits:
Live music in this video was performed by Pie and Boulder from @taooftheweird

Recorded music in this video was composed, performed, and recorded by Mat of Exploring Alternatives.

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Mat and Danielle of Exploring Alternatives

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