10 August 2013 @ 06:34 pm
So I've never really established myself to one certain place. Even when I was living in a city I've always moved around. I've since making the jump across the seas I've moved with my parents 7 times, moved myself personally 14 times (including three different cities) and never really stayed in one place for longer than a two years if even.

I've always had an amazing wanderlust and my finances have always suffered from that. However one of the ways I've combated my struggling bank account is to sleep in my car.

On top of having a terrible wanderlust I am never satisfied in my choice of cars, well not all of them have been my choice. Anyway a long story short in eight years of driving I've had eight cars. The last car I had, my favorite, was unfortunately totaled and I wanted something cheap and reliable (but we wont even get started on the trouble it's given me! Though knock on wood that's over now.) and managed to find a 2000 Volvo XC with low mileage. Despite a few hiccups it's proven to be one of the best cars I've ever owned. It's very comfortable and SO roomy! I'm very excited because with this car I can either lay down the back seats and sleep there or the front seats can lower quite a bit and are leather and SO comfy.

This is a hilariously bad picture considering I used to get paid to take professional pictures of cars but some cars don't photograph well no matter what you do to them. But at least she had a bath today and is nice and clean.

As you can see it is a bit of a roomy tank of a car! I'm pleasantly surprised about the space sometimes. I've fit quite a bit in here before.

I'm very excited to take this car on my road trip. I think of all the cars you could sleep in this is a good choice especially since most of the stuff I'll be taking with me will be strapped to the top of my car. The only real downside is the fact that it's AWD. That means it's good in rain but who knows how much I'll encounter, probably not a lot. Even though it's an AWD vehicle I have to admit it's alright on gas (certainly not like my Ford Focus which got 42+ MPG highway) It has a HUGE tank and gets about 30ish which isn't terrible really just not as good as it could be. And the charger is a bit of a bitch sometimes, the electrical in the car is slightly fucked up so sometimes it acts weird all the important parts work perfectly but sometimes the windows and charger acts up.
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Lisa: -Coffee: Blood Type[personal profile] caffeinified on August 11th, 2013 01:12 am (UTC)
Niiiice! Roomy and fuel efficient.
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Nanobots[personal profile] nanobots on August 11th, 2013 02:42 am (UTC)
I am very excited! It will so beat trying to sleep in a little Cavalier coop which is the worst I've ever slept in. (I may be the only one in the world who might judge a car by it's 'sleepability'.)
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