HEY! Welcome to our BRAND NEW website. Please be patient with us while we upload content of our travels, as we literally just exited the woods after 6 months of hiking across the country!
COMING VERY SOON:
– extensive appalachian trail foraging guide
– recipe guide for healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly long distance hiking foods
– videos on van building
– lots of adventure stories!
If we were meant to stay in one place, we'd have roots instead of feet.
Hey there fellow explorers! We’re so glad you discovered 2 Vegans and a Van. We invite you to jumpstart your new epic healthy adventure lifestyle or tailgate vicariously through our journeys! We’re SUPER excited to share with you photos, videos, tips, how to’s, and in depth instructional guides on long distance backpacking and camping, foraging wonderful wild edibles, building a fully livable camper van, creating recipes of plant-based deliciousness, and embracing an ultimate life of freedom and fulfilment. 😀
Travel History Since 2020
We’ve only just begun our new shared life of adventure and we’re thrilled for you to be a part of our journeys! The next adventure is always on the horizon.
States Hiked Through
Miles Hiked on the Appalachian Trail
days living in the woods
months living in a van
We just returned to our computer after hiking for 6 months on the Appalachian Trail! Please check back soon as we post articles and stories of our journey.
Day 13 - April 2, 2020, A Story of Our Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Another first for J Bird and I... sleeping in an igloo! Okay, so we didn't actually sleep inside of an igloo. An igloo would likely have been warmer than our tent. We woke up to bright beams of...
Day 12 - April 1, 2020, A Story of Our Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike April Fools Day! We set out on the Appalachian Trail on March 21st, just a couple days after the first day of spring. We thought it would get warmer as the days passed. As we awoke to what was most...
Plant: Lamium purpureum, Purple Dead-NettleHave you heard the song "Purple People Eater?" We felt like this was an appropriate title for this plant because it's scientific name translates in Greek to "the devouring purple monster." Although it certainly doesn't sound...
All of the photos from our Appalachian Trail journey were taken on a cellphone. Stay tuned for higher quality photos of the next adventure. 🙂