Heather, and the Purple Backpack Travel Blog 2017-05-16T15:46:23+00:00

Heather, and the Purple Backpack Travel Blog

Everywhere we go, so does the Purple Backpack. It seems to star in many of our best photos, so it only felt right give it a mention here in the blog of our travels.

Three Month Reflections – I Think We’re Getting the Hang of This!

As of yesterday, we have officially been living on the road for three months.  It feels like we started forever ago and yesterday all at the same time.  Overall, we feel like we are really [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: A Bus Story, Heather, and the Purple Backpack|1 Comment

Best Random New Mexico Road Trip Stops

After driving over 1000 miles and spending just under 4 weeks in New Mexico, we’ve settled on our favorite road trips stops.  Interestingly, most of our favorites were in southern New Mexico, and could [...]

By | May 10th, 2018|Categories: A Bus Story, Heather, and the Purple Backpack|4 Comments

Lessons Learned Month One on the Road

Technically, it has not been a whole month yet, but, with May starting it seemed close enough.  We have certainly had our share of kinks and things to work out these first few weeks.  [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: A Bus Story, Heather, and the Purple Backpack, Travels|1 Comment

Hanging with Alpacas (and Trying Out Harvest Hosts)

After spending 4 nights in a mechanic's parking lot we were ready for fun and adventure again.  We made a brief stop at an RV park for some hot showers and laundry and then [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: A Bus Story, Heather, and the Purple Backpack, Travels|1 Comment