Once upon a time there was a girl named Anita. She went for a drive on Interstate Five and ended up visiting a trailer in an unnamed town near the Seattle airport. “Good God! That dingy disaster doesn’t look anything like the pictures on Craigslist,” she cried! And so goes the tale of my very first trailer hunt expedition.
1. Too much of a disaster.
This one was out the minute I walked up and peeked in the door. You might be looking at the pictures thinking, “Oh really? Why? It’s not THAT horrendous!” Although the photos present a certain sort of charm with the walls of wood paneling and the cute curtains, the Covered Wagon is a patchwork of disaster with an even bigger disaster of a price tag.
You’ve got to be kidding! It was so bad I didn’t even bother to take one photo. Instead, I immediately began to rethink this whole idea of transforming a camper to a glamper. Feeling overwhelmed by the volume of work yet to be done and underwhelmed by the prospect, I kept wondering: what critter...