It’s no secret the Internet is in love with campervans, the nomadic life, and the sought-after simplicity of living on the road. It only takes two to four seconds of scrolling to find a #vanlife picture, but there is often very little explanation or any verification if what you’re seeing is actually real. We asked photographer Jeff Clark, who travels around in his customized Sprinter, to document a few of the best rigs and personalities he came across while spending the summer on the California highways. Turns out there is a lot to love. Here, Clark shares a few of his favorite setups and encounters with people who live on the road.
The Ride: 1991 Jeep Comanche 4x4
The Faces: Trevor Gordon is a surfer, brand ambassador, and photographer. Maddie Joyce is an illustrator and designer. They just got married and live in Santa Barbara, California.