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MATT & EMILY: ALWAYS HOME BUS

For the thirty forth edition in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we are very excited to speak with Matt and Emily Myaard. You may also know them as @alwayshomebus. They have recently converted a retired school bus into their new home on wheels. The finished product is not only charming, but it is fully ready to put down some miles and take its owners on the road trip of a lifetime.
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DIRT ORCAS VISITS YOSEMITE

Last month I was fortunate to check of a glaring omission on my National Park bucket list. I visited Yosemite National Park for the first time with a group of friends from all around the country.
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IAN DOW: CONVERTING AN AMBULANCE INTO YOUR HOME

For the thirty second installment in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we are very happy to speak with Ian Dow. You may know Ian from his Instagram handle, ian_dow_travels. Ian and his new puppy Dino, are currently converting a used ambulance into a fully functional adventure hub. Ian's attention to detail and craftsmanship are immediately noticeable.
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RICHARD AND ASHLEY: DESK TO GLORY

For the thirty first installment in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we are very excited to speak with Richard and Ashley from the humble but legendary Desk to Glory team. These two have carved out quite the online presence by leaving their 9 to 5's and taking on South America in an older Toyota 4x4.
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WEDNESDAY WANDERLUST: BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK

This mornings edition of Wednesday Wanderlust takes us on a road trip with three friends through West Texas to Big Bend National Park. Made by the team at Bexar Goods Co. This video was produced as an effort to exemplify their brand and the things they strive for in life. I think it does a nice job and we can certainly use more of this in our own lives.
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MICHAEL & LESLIE BARBER: LOST IN CAMP

For the thirtieth installment in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we are very pleased to share the story of Michael, Leslie, and #FrankieTheTrailDog. You may know them as the crew from Broken Spoke Overland. Their overland adventures in their Toyota 4Runner are worth checking out as they are always inspiring and fun.
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LETTING NATURE WORK: THE ARGUMENT FOR ENCOURGAING THE RETURN OF MOUNTAIN LIONS TO IOWA

As an Iowa resident you are likely to hit a deer with your vehicle once every ten years. Each yeah we see the dollar amounts associated with deer related collisions rise to unbelievable figures. Since 2004 our deer population is actually on the decline. Yet as more and more Iowans take to the roads, deer related accidents continue to rise. Add that to the average repair cost to newer more expensive vehicles and you have yourself a very expensive problem. I suggest we let nature do the work in fighting back. We should be supporting the reintroduction of apex predators like mountain lion instead of being afraid of it.
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CHARITY SEEDS INTERVIEW FOR THE IOWA SOURCE

I recently did an interview with my father, Kim Strubell. He had just returned from Kenya. For the last several years he has been building a charity to help install sustainable farms at schools around Kenya .
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JASMINE AND JOHN: THE CABIN CAMPER

For the twenty fifth installment of our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we are so happy to be sharing the adventures of Jasmine Burgan, her partner John, and their dog River. You may know them from their fantastic van build named The Cabin Camper. We spoke to them about #vanlife and I was excited to see they are fellow Blue Heeler owners.
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LUKE AND RACHEL DAVIS: THE MIDWEST WANDERERS

For the eighteenth installment in our ongoing interview series here at Dirt Orcas, we are so excited to be speaking with Luke and Rachel Davis. You may know them as the Midwest Wanderers.