About Us


Coleman ,at Shasta Lake, California

Coleman is a 23 year old Jack-of-all-trades. He has a passion for survival skills and wilderness medicine. His love of woodworking and alternative living led to him to completing a DIY Ford Transit camper conversion in 2019.


Mariah at the Continental Divide in Colorado

Mariah is a 21 year old forever student who loves travel, photography, coffee and dogs. She has a passion for alternative living, and is currently living and traveling out of the couple’s DIY Ford Transit as she completes her BA in Business through ASU Online.


Callie on the Madison River in Montana

Callie has been with the family since early 2019, and is an energetic, fun-loving, spastic addition to the group.


Finn in Bandon, Oregon

Finn, a Chihuahua Terrier mix was adopted back in December of 2019, and since his gotcha day he has traveled with the family through the West Coast and the Midwest.

The Van AKA Little Foot

Little Foot in Cameron, Montana

Little Foot is the name of our 2019 Ford Transit 130″ wheelbase medium roof. It’s 5’9″ inside and has a living area of 60 square feet. Although it isn’t 4×4, it’s handled well on all the dirt roads we’ve traveled thus far.

The Whole Family

The whole family in Moab, Utah

“Cole & I met in 2016 when we attended the same high school in Salinas, CA. We didn’t start dating until June of 2019, and the majority of our relationship has been centered around the van, our dogs and the adventures we’ve created together.”



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Get In Touch

Feel free to direct your questions, comments and support to asimplelens@gmail.com

Follow our Travels

If you would like to more closely follow our travels, check out Mariah’s Instagram page linked at the bottom.


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