September, 2020

Who am I and why am I building a campervan?

I'm Dasha, a Los Angeles-based media maker. I was born and bred on the East Coast where the majority of my blood relatives still reside. I miss them. I figure the only safe way to travel cross-country right now is in a self-contained bubble. FifVANella is my bubble.

Enough friends and family urged me to document this build journey, and hopefully the physical journey back East, that I decided to put up this website. I learned a ton from reading about other #vanlife folks converting their vehicles into mini miracles on wheels, and if my bad photography and written ramblings help someone who is like-minded fix up their van, I'm grateful to have paid it forward.

Thanks for stopping by,