Appearing from the opposite side of the road and with a pep in his step, he walked quickly across the narrow 70 mph highway. Even as he crossed the two solid yellow lines into my lane, his gaze remained fixed on the traffic coming from the other direction. “DAN! DAN!” I screamed as I slammed on the brakes.
Although I am an American citizen, we do not live in the US and when it came to buying a car, we came across the same issues that any tourist would. So for any non-US citizens/residents currently planning or dreaming about a cross-country American road trip in a van, there is a lot you should know before buying a car in the US.
Being “Burners” has become such an integral part of who we are, and has shaped the way we live outside the playa and in the default world. I can even go as far as saying the 10 principles totally prepared us for Van Life.
Once we finally made the exciting yet daunting decision to hit the road across North America, the next challenge that presented itself was how are we going to do it? Would we buy a car? Or rent one? What kind of car do we need? What would our budget be? There was so much to consider when going out on such a big adventure.