Vanagon – Custom Folding Rear Bed Build

Since our Vanagon Tin-Top is a 1980 base model, it did not come with a folding rear bed from the factory. We decided to change that, in an unconventional way.   Amidst all of the other projects that are going on (as you can see by the mess in the picture…), we decided to build […]


Vanagon – Custom Awning Design and Build

With so many adventures that involve rain and sun, we take the opportunity to build a custom awning for our adventure-mobile!   While driving down the highway one afternoon, we found a full length RV awning that had been ripped off of a trailer as it passed over a local bridge. Since it was destroyed, […]

Adventures – The Chronicles of a 1980 Vanagon

Welcome to the page we have dedicated to our adventures around the Pacific Northwest! My name is Kristina Alig; Photographer and Navigator. All photos are my own, taken by me in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! Follow along as we show you some of the region’s best kept secrets! Coast   Seal Rock Recreation Site Take a […]


The Van – Modifications and Vision

Welcome to the page we have dedicated to our 1980 VW Vanagon. My name is Matthew Alig; driver and head (ok…only) mechanic. Almost all of the modifications made to our adventure-mobile have been custom made by me. Follow along for ideas and inspirations for your own projects! Exterior   Wheel Upgrade We upgrade our wheel and […]


A Wanderer’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest

PNW Adventuring Welcomes You!     -Greeting Wanderers!               Welcome to the official page of PNW Adventuring! We hope you find our content as amazing to read, as it was to create! Whether your a vanlifer, traveler, Vanagon enthusiast, photographer, etc., we have content for just about everyone! So […]