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The Earthship Lives!… In Utah, as a Sauna – Catching up with my Beloved VW Bus

Hey Dave!
So we acquired the earth ship from Zac Down scrawny lil dude who is like a second son to us I believe he bought it from you? I don’t even remember exactly what I wrote to you but ALOT has happened! Check it out she’s the “Earth Ship Volkswagen Sauna Bus” I will send a few more!
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Check out pictures of our cabins here in Utah! Both can sleep a couple comfy or several people & both have Hot tub’s! The Scraggly Squirrel & Angry Beaver’s Den also has Tipi’s, Volkswagen Sauna Bus, End of Trail Saloon gameroom & more!
 
Mangy Moose Retreat
 
 
Scraggly Squirrel
 
 
Angry Beaver’s Den
 
 
Tipi’s
 
 
Hottub, Volkswagen Sauna Bus, End of Trail Saloon
 

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David Olson!   I am the newest owner of The Earthship.
This thing is the coolest thing i have ever laid my eyes on
and i promise to take great care of it, and i will post
photos of it when i am done shaping her back to working
order

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DAVE!
Im so stoked my lil bro trev got a hold of you,
Ok my name is zac i am 19 in draper utah there is a pretty
long story behing the recent purchase of your bus, about 4
months ago me and a few buddies  were just hangin out, now
this is the uncut family unkown story but its how it
happend, so in my friends house we were browsing the net
and came across your  classified add i read it all through
and the end caught my attention, how it had bean everywhere
even held gunpoint, so i told my buddies around me they read
said ya cool whatever, so later on in the night we eat some
fun guy,   so we laugh we giggle we find out the meaning of
life  but the whole night i had the story in my head, so
after that night i knew i had to buy a bus  and travel this
world, so after a few weeks of  seaching  classifieds every
night after work i see on craigs list the same impossible
to find FULL dome  dream machine for sale in logan!  so i
dream that night about it wake up and knew i had to get it
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So i talk to my parents they unexpectedly  lent me the 450
till my tax return  came,so after i knew i was gonna  go
look at it i tell  trevor about it and he caught the vision
as well so we take the drive  check it out already know ing
some background encouraged the buy, so we paid  for it  and
the next day drive up again with a few buddies, pushed it on
the trailer and took her home, so after about a week of
sitting around in it getting some of the bees out  pictured
in my head what the classic made modern earthship will look
like, after 2 short months the inside has a fold down bed a
sink a dvd player with 2  screens and soon a sun roof, now
all this is just sitting in there loosly  until everything
is ready to  be perm placed,
##dead eugene bus family photo bob reed and dave near st george sunshine daydream blue bus sunshine daydream dave dan kids green bus beloved vw bus ScragleySquirel_36 ScragleySquirel_20 ScragleySquirel_19 IMG_2126 IMG_0785 IMG_2952 Bus hibernating in Logan Utah Bus hibernating in Logan Utah IMG_1538 IMG_0782

My pal Uji’s pre-Japan-trip annotations…

Ramen — a Japanese food that all Japanese people eat every day
http://img.blogs.yahoo.co.jp/ybi/1/f3/57/kappa_room/folder/1502492/img_1502492_56879336_0?1222775449

Natto gohan — a Japanese food that all Japanese people eat every morning. Rotten beans with raw egg on rice
http://pds.exblog.jp/pds/1/201101/31/04/b0163004_1362715.gif

An average Japanese street
http://taidaexchange.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/p1040431b.jpg

How to eat Sushi in Japan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCpbBVthD7o

Hiroshimayaki — a Japanese style pizza
http://image.rakuten.co.jp/furusato-meiten/cabinet/first/okonomi-new2.jpg

Nagasaki city
http://v2.cache8.c.bigcache.googleapis.com/static.panoramio.com/photos/original/48262540.jpg?redirect_counter=2

Akafuku — my favorite snack. good with bitter tea
http://bo-taka729.blog.so-net.ne.jp/_images/blog/_09e/bo-taka729/091031E8B5A4E7A68FE69CACE5BA97E38090E8B5A4E7A68FE9A48520E79B86E380911-d908b.JPG

Washlet — all Japanese toilets has this machine. You don’t have to do a lot of work there
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z187/japanesemie/washlets.jpg?t=1201965345

Japanese style software development
http://www.flickr.com/photos/workshop/3977966233/

I’ll stay mostly in the west but also stay in Tokyo for a couple days where there are M3+ earthquakes every day.

things that I cannot enjoy in japan:
http://www.trianglecafe.ca/misc/bcrdukes/jj_bean_cupping/jj_bean_cupping4.jpg

Taxi Cab Annotations to Toronto ~ Choogle On #86

En route to Toronto on a red-eye flight, Uncle Weed shares flashbacks from the Big Smoke from Summer of 87 and recounts gaps in memory from SXSW including poolside broken legs, bar-b-q trips, bike shops and grand hotels and recaps a trip to SubPop Records HQ in Seattle including meeting Mark Arm of Mudhoney and fore-shadowing adventures in T.O. Featuring music by Mudhoney “Overblown” plus various street musicians.

Hop in for Taxi Cab Annotations to Toronto ~ Choogle On #86 (15:00, .mp3, 15MB)

Choogle on album art by bread the producer
Episode art by Bread the Producer from photo by Uncle Weed

Crappy photos from SubPop tour

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Coal Harbour, Vancouver Stroll w/ 360 cityscape

Stopping in Coal Harbour to document the surroundings including the seawall, float plane docks, public art, and the Burrard Inlet.

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