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Congratulations to Abby and Seth, the @packingitout team, for making it to Washington and completing your mission! - 5,000 miles by bike and more than 2,000 pounds of trash cleaned up - this is truly a feat worth celebrating. Thank you for inspiring us all to do our part and look at things a little bit differently!

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Have you heard? VW unveiled the ultimate concept campervan at the German ‘Caravan’ Show. - Adam reports, "Despite the name, the California XXL is a tease for European markets only. It uses the “Crafter” chassis and builds on the current California model—both unavailable in the U.S. The result looks like the lovechild of a full-size family van and Boeing Dreamliner." - "There's a lofted main sleeping area. Specs show the bed has heating and cooling ability. And above the bed, the XXL’s roof offers a full-panoramic skylight." - ☝️link in profile for full article - What do you think? What's your dream adventuremobile?

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