A Man Sells His House, Buys A Trailer And Starts Traveling Across America With His Family (27 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       3 May 2016       4323       1

Joe Hendricks is a man who decided to live his dream. This is how he's doing it in his own words and pictures:

 

I’ve always been the person to tell people to chase their dreams, so I decided to take my own advice

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My dream is to make a living as a professional landscape photographer while travelling America and this is how I’m making it happen!

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We sold our house, cars, most of our possessions and bought a 30ft Airstream that we could all live in comfortably

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But when we told other people what we were doing, their eyes lit up and I could see we were doing the right thing

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What most people want to know, is how do I make money on the road?

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Well, I’m an established professional wedding photographer in Nashville TN and I make enough to stay out on the road and live this Airstream lifestyle of ours

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I hope to eventually make all my income from landscape photography, selling prints and traveling America

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But it’s going to take some time to make that transition

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For now, I do what I need to pay our bills and make it happen

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We’ve been permanently in the Airstream for a little over 3 months now and life has been an adventure

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We’ve been permanently in the Airstream for a little over 3 months now and life has been an adventure

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We spend a lot of time boondocking (camping in the middle of nowhere) and it’s one of the coolest things you can experience in an Airstream

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Plus it doesn’t cost you anything

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One of my favorite places so far has been Big Bend National Park in Texas

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The night sky gets so dark that you can almost see every star in the sky

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If you let your eyes adjust long enough, you will eventually see the milky way, that’s how dark it is

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We charged our batteries every day by using our solar panels on top of the Airstream

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We still had amazing internet service through our phones, so we were able to do Instagram and all that fun stuff

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We hiked some amazing locations that challenged our endurance as a family hiking together

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But one of the most amazing thing we did was spend time in a natural hot spring that sat on the side of the Rio Grande river

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Life on the road is not for everyone

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But I wish someone would have told me when I was 21 years old, that you could buy an Airstream and live in it while seeing America

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So, here I am now, telling you it’s possible

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If I’m doing it with my wife and 4 year old son

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You can definitely do it as a younger single person looking for adventure in your life

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Everyday is a new adventure

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And I hope it continues for along time

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mynona 4 year s ago
and after the travel they lived in the trailer for ever, because they spend all their money. Also their child lived in a trailor for ever, because he traveld instead of going to school. (But I hope there is a happy end)
       
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