Age: 55-65

Member since March 2017

Recently empty-nested musicians, still teaching, gardening, and starting to travel


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Australian violinist/violist/computer programmer, with handyman and mechanical skills, married to American cellist who likes to garden. We have two acres, with several large gardens where we grow a lot of our own food.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Anything about classical music, high level computer skills, and general mechanical and DIY ability.

musicbug's Pets

We have no pets - we love animals, but Sara is allergic to the dander.

musicbug's Hometown

Chelsea MI

musicbug's Guest Details

musicbug's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

17 feet long

2003 17' Casita Spirit Deluxe, with 2016 Chevy Diesel Colorado. Ian's first rig was a converted 1942 Ford bus, with Mercury side-valve V8 engine, one of 300 made for the Australian army, against the expected Japanese invasion from the North. It was never used by the army, but was used on a passenger route in Sydney after the war. Second rig was a converted 1962 Bedford 330 diesel - towing the same Mini-Moke (with a new paint job). It was retired from a suburban route in Melbourne.

musicbug's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle

musicbug Has 1 Host Location


Chelsea, MI, US
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August 2017

Wonderful Guests!

I enjoyed having musicbug boondock on my site. Very warm and friendly couple, had fun hosting and chatting with them.


July 2017

Welcome Guests

We were so glad to meet this lovely couple who camped with us for two nights while they visited our area for a wedding. Not only did we learn about each other's camping experiences and equipment, but some day guests who are relatives saw their Casita trailer and now want to get one and start camping with their daughter! They shared vegetarian cooking tips with us and we greatly appreciated the time that they spent here with us. They were wonderful guests to have staying here. We hope they will stop here again if they are in the area and if we make it out their way we would seriously consider looking them up. We made some wonderful friends during their visit.