We are Matt and Sarah Smith recently of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  We are traveling through the Americas in our custom Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro Westfalia named Koru with well over a year on the road now.This is the adventure of a lifetime for us.  We’ve given up our jobs and most of our belongings and packed what we deem necessary to live minimally day to day into our compact van.Koru is our beloved chariot and home while on this exciting adventure.  So let’s go and have a look at America the beautiful!

  • The Heart of Patagonia: Part 1 - *Disclaimer: We are officially back in the United States working jobs and living ‘normal’ life again. Our apologies for the large gap between posts, but we are finding it prudent to finish the story and provide closure on our trip of a lifetime. Leaving Villa O’Higgins, we began the journey north on the Carretera Austral in order to head further south once again. Villa O’Higgins is at the end of The Carretera Austral and to continue south to the tip of the continent,...

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