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Age: 30-45

Member since July 2016

Experienced Prius Boondockers Transitioning to Campervan Travel

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Hi there! We are RV Newbs Sarah and Derrick, transitioning from boondocking trips in our Prius to a 19' campervan (Indie). Over the last couple of years we have had some epic adventures throughout BC, Ontario and Quebec, and knew we wanted to explore full time travel in an RV someday. Well we finally have our rig, purged our home, wrapped up a renovation and still securing work from the road. In the meantime, we are excited to get out there and explore the area from our new apartment on wheels, one vacation at a time.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Between the two of us, we have experience with Property Management, Rental Properties, Waste Audits, Waste Diversion, Sustainability, Plant Based Diet, Jiu Jitsu, Fitness, Meditation, Microsoft/Computer skills, Editing/Writing, Data Entry, Wordpress, Budgeting, C&C Machine Work, Security, Social Media, SEO, Fulfilled by Amazon, Merch by Amazon, Prius Boondocking, Travelling FT with 2 Cats, Working Remotely.

Indie's Pets

We travel with two adorable extra-toed cats named Maxx and Mittens. They wear harnesses 24/7 and LOVE to outbfor walks and explore new destinations!

Favorite Boondocking Locations

We've spent up to an hour driving around a town trying to find somewhere that feels safe and respectful to sleep at night in our hatchback. Our favourite locations have been anywhere with a great view :) Now that we have a campervan, our strategy is sure to change and we're hoping this site can assist us with the transition.

Indie's Hometown

We're from London Ontario - the "Forest" City


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Indie's Guest Details

Indie's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

22 feet long

We have a 1993 Dodge Roadtrek Independent 190 Class B campervan. She is in MINT condition inside and out - her only other owner took great care of her and we intend to do the same for many years to come :) Indie is 18'9" with a rear a/c unit, so not as tall as most campervans. No slide-outs, abnormal decorations, rust or paint chips - super clean inside and out. We have recently installed a solar system, converted to LEDs, installed a hitch and swing-away cargo/bike rack at the back.

Indie's Travel Preferences

  • Travels with pets

Indie's References (11)

References from Hosts (11)


February 2019

Super guests!

Shannon and I were busy with a new venture during Indie's stay, but our experience with them from a communication standpoint was excellent. They were quiet and tidy and let us know their comings and goings. As far as I'm concerned...they're A+ guests!


December 2018

Fun couple!

We thoroughly enjoyed Indie’s visit. Great conversation. We are now following them with interest on their trip south. . Hope to meet up with them on our travels. We would not hesitate to have them stay again and hope that one day they do.


May 2018

Very short stay

Would have like to have been able to have better known both of them ,but their stay was very short. They are welcome to our place in the future.


April 2018

Great Folks

We hope they chose to come back They would be very welcome.


April 2018

A pleasure to host

Derrick and Sarah are great guests. It was truly a pleasure to spend time with them and share Easter dinner.


April 2018

Good People

They are welcome back for sure nice folks.


March 2018

A great young couple. Our privilege!

We had the pleasure of hosting Derrick and Sarah for a couple of nights and they are great guests. Quiet and unobtrusive but a friendly couple with lots of great conversation. Great people to spend a few hours watching the sun go down with.


March 2018


Didn’t get to spend time with them, they were on the go, Came in late and I had to leave early. No problems would have them back . Safe travels 🚍

Marabelle Starr

February 2018

I 💙 Canadians

Indie was a thoughtful and nice guest. They have two super cool cats! I enjoyed visiting about Canada and their journey through the United States.


October 2017

Great couple on a great adventure

We were lucky enough to host Indie here at Boondockers Headquarters over the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend. These lovely two young people are embarking on what sounds like an amazing journey and I can't wait to hear all about it! They were so kind and respectful, and sat with us for a coffee one morning and told us about their plans. They also happily listened to our young boys tell them about their lego inventions and even bought a chocolate bar for their school fundraiser!

Best wishes on your travels Indie, and we will definitely keep in touch!


October 2017

Pleasant, interesting guests

We enjoyed meeting Indie & their 2 cats when they stayed here during the recent heat wave. Fulltiming in a Class B is a challenge, but they have some interesting approaches.
They would be welcome here again.