San Jose is way too congested to use our truck and camper as local transportation, especially without a functioning door lock. So we catch city buses into the capitol from a bus stop right outside the Belen trailer park. It’s a crapshoot where we’ll end up on any given trip, but that’s the beauty of unplugged travel. You just go as far as you want in one direction, take it all in, and reverse course.
Follow this bonus-material blog and ride along on a one-year road trip that inspired the memoir The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan American Highway. On sale now. Get yours through the buy-the-book links at the bottom of the landing page on my teresabrucebooks.com website or here or here. Planning a road trip? Buy the audiobook here. Like The Drive’s Facebook page and tweet back at me @writerteresa.