OUR FIRST VAN LIFE MISTAKE IN MEXICO

VAN LIFE VLOG our first van life mistake in mexico// baja bound ep.11
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Today's vlog begins at a beautiful free camp spot in Baja Mexico with some new vanlifer friends. While hanging out with them we realize that we’ve made our first HUGE mistake of overlanding in Mexico and need to retrace our steps (in turn adding on a 7 hour detour to our plans). We hope you learn from our misstep and do your research when planning on driving your converted van around Mexico Baja Peninsula and Mainland.
We have loved living in a van (self converted sprinter van) for the last year and a half and while we enjoy spending time in Canada it can get a little cold throughout the winter. So, we've decided to hit the road and drive across the continent to enjoy some warmer weather in Baja Mexico. If our last trip to this country taught us anything... it's to expect the unexpected!!

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Comments

  1. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & BecYear ago

    Sharing our silly mistake with you today in the hopes that you won't make it yourself! What are you looking forward to most about our Baja Bound series?! Comment an emoji below 🐠🦈🐳🌽🌮🏖️🏝️🌟🖥️🔥🏓

  2. Gul Er

    Gul Er8 months ago

    You guys are amazing. I love you both !! 😘

  3. Michael Garvey

    Michael GarveyYear ago

    💪🖕🖕🖕🖕💪💪💪💪💪🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕

  4. Rex K

    Rex KYear ago

    🌮🌮🌮🏄🏻‍♂️🏄🏻‍♀️

  5. Amy Carrasquillo

    Amy CarrasquilloYear ago

    Meet up with Nomadic & Trent & Allie. Would be new dimension. FUN!!

  6. Glen JR

    Glen JRYear ago

    Donald Trump's is trying to build Wall

  7. No Name

    No Name27 days ago

    That desert scene in the end..looks like my back yard! I live in the Arizona desert! We have every biome here BUT the ocean! ❤️

  8. Weekend Warrior

    Weekend Warrior2 months ago

    So where did you research the “gas gaps”?

  9. antonis kyriakou

    antonis kyriakou2 months ago

    WHY IS SO DIFFICULT FOR AMERICANS TO SPEAK SPANISH?

  10. TJ Anderson

    TJ Anderson2 months ago

    Hope you guys have learned this time the second time around. No more not stopping at borders for visa and registrations.

  11. Woodnote

    Woodnote2 months ago

    they need a juicer!

  12. Taryn L

    Taryn L3 months ago

    Why don't you ever do your research. Can save yourself so much time, money and STRESS. Makes me sad for u to stress unnecessarily

  13. Michelle Matot

    Michelle Matot3 months ago

    Like and sub because there vids are amazing I mean I rewach them every day

  14. eggs benedict

    eggs benedict3 months ago

    remember the double rainbow guy

  15. DWATTO 15

    DWATTO 154 months ago

    Anyone know the name of the song that played at about 15:10

  16. Karma The Giant

    Karma The Giant4 months ago

    Enjoying your videos from Mexico 🇲🇽!

  17. Cat Glogowski

    Cat Glogowski4 months ago

    Hey guys! short question - do you have any connections/tips for people who are vanlife'ing in Mexico (main land)? I live in Tulum now and would love to drive around the country but as I'm a solo female traveler, I would like to get more informed about states to avoid safety-wise etc. first! Thanks! :)

  18. Dannielle Obenchain

    Dannielle Obenchain4 months ago

    You never show your coming anymore they can't all be in your book and what happened to freestyle Friday

  19. Ana Carolina Felix Loaiza

    Ana Carolina Felix Loaiza4 months ago

    I love to see you in Ensenada and Baja, I am from there!! I know it is an old video but anyways!

  20. Marmalade Almond

    Marmalade Almond5 months ago

    I love your videos! I hope to cross paths one day through the states. Stay well!

  21. Tanya Carmen

    Tanya Carmen6 months ago

    planing a trip to MX Thank God I saw your video first ! Thank you

  22. Nina Garza

    Nina Garza7 months ago

    WC= water closet

  23. Trinity Carriere

    Trinity Carriere8 months ago

    Love seeing successful Canadians ♡

  24. Beauty Diva

    Beauty Diva8 months ago

    I see the inhale, exhale sign it better be what i hope it is 😏😏

  25. Horse Sense

    Horse Sense8 months ago

    Cactus. Cacti.

  26. Lesly Pérez-Corcetti

    Lesly Pérez-Corcetti8 months ago

    OMG! I remembered that last year, my family and I drove all the way from Tijuana to Los Cabos and it was great! Also it is so beautiful to actually know all these places that they visited:) I freaking love how they call us "amiguis", that is a word that we actually use here in Mexico

  27. ALHAUSER

    ALHAUSER10 months ago

    The other guy Is definitely stoned af lol😂😂😂

  28. jacquesolivier65

    jacquesolivier6511 months ago

    Hi Bec, if you pay attention rainbows always come in pair, but you often just don’t see the second one (reflect of the first one)... Take care guys

  29. Liza Me

    Liza MeYear ago

    Mierda=shit miel=honey

  30. tallulah theobalds

    tallulah theobaldsYear ago

    omg same whenever i see a rainbow i feel it symbolizes my granddad and i always think of him if i see one...x

  31. tubagoo dom

    tubagoo domYear ago

    You should have at least a 5 gallon emergency gas can

  32. Brenda Romero

    Brenda RomeroYear ago

    I completely and utterly loved this one!

  33. Wendy Limon

    Wendy LimonYear ago

    Does anyone else try to find their van when they use the drone?

  34. SleepWalker 033

    SleepWalker 033Year ago

    Love u guys. I’m always on a journey with u. Btw, that song is called “you are dangerous” by park lane. It’s on soundcloud..

  35. Janae Ackenhausen

    Janae AckenhausenYear ago

    Live and learn. ❤️ing the journey!!

  36. jackie shakur

    jackie shakurYear ago

    I can feel Becs positive energy through this little screen, it’s incredible. I’m so strong about these feelings. You both are super positive and great people!! 💖💖

  37. Maria Espinosa

    Maria EspinosaYear ago

    Fun video

  38. Andrea Blanco

    Andrea BlancoYear ago

    hahahah love your videos!! love the way she said despacito and Bec you just started dancing haha.

  39. R. N. Holmes

    R. N. HolmesYear ago

    What the song at 4.25?i really like it

  40. Christin Herrmann

    Christin HerrmannYear ago

    Just catching up on what you've been up to recently. So excited to see the whales and surfing ;)

  41. birdwing98

    birdwing98Year ago

    8:41 How does it feel to be a "USlikes Celebrity"???

  42. I say shotgun, you say wedding

    I say shotgun, you say weddingYear ago

    Once again, the obstacles start...I'm remembering the last time you entered, drove a million miles, then had to drive back. I'm sure it won't be as bad, this time.

  43. Craig's Advice On Life

    Craig's Advice On LifeYear ago

    This is exactly why I use google translate! haha great video's guys you both have awesome attitudes about life I am looking for a van to convert currently and you both inspired me!

  44. Rocky Alvarez

    Rocky AlvarezYear ago

    OMG that was hands down the most awesome rainbow I have ever seen in my life and I'm sure the video did not do it justice. Nice capture guys!

  45. Caress DeVine

    Caress DeVineYear ago

    Hello I’m in the process of buying power for my van and I would like to know what and how many solar panels are you using?I really want to be able to power up my Vitamix as well!!! Please anyone if you know the answer thanks 🙏 Oh and Bec what are your fav skin care products for on the road? Your skin 🥰thanks!😝

  46. acandy7

    acandy7Year ago

    Bec says popcorn AGAIN.... thank god I am still eating popcorn from last video! 🥰 My new popcorn buddies! ❤️

  47. ShWeJaPa

    ShWeJaPaYear ago

    6:10, They should speak English.

  48. PG Farber

    PG FarberYear ago

    Hello? Do I speak English?

  49. StarFlower99654

    StarFlower99654Year ago

    Great video. What the song at 14:32?? Love it.

  50. Youdate

    YoudateYear ago

    Fools playing with fire

  51. Jennifer Dotson

    Jennifer DotsonYear ago

    Question how do you afford to travel the world? Have any advice for me

  52. Caffes and Lattes

    Caffes and LattesYear ago

    4:15 what is that Song called?? Sounds so good!

  53. Caffes and Lattes

    Caffes and LattesYear ago

    @R. N. Holmes oh thank you thankyou thank you

  54. R. N. Holmes

    R. N. HolmesYear ago

    @Caffes and Lattes i found it its called you are dangerous by park line its good i love it hopes that helps

  55. Caffes and Lattes

    Caffes and LattesYear ago

    @R. N. Holmes same!

  56. R. N. Holmes

    R. N. HolmesYear ago

    That's what I want to know I tried looking up the lyrics no dice

  57. Jose Camacho

    Jose CamachoYear ago

    hola

  58. Ingrid Jansson

    Ingrid JanssonYear ago

    I had to laugh when you guys saw the rainbow cause I react the exact same way when I see a rainbow.

  59. Ruby Harris

    Ruby HarrisYear ago

    how do you guys do the drone shots?

  60. Karl Silva, Jr

    Karl Silva, JrYear ago

    Rainbows always come in pairs & are opposites of each other....

  61. Jayme Jamieson

    Jayme JamiesonYear ago

    Baja is on my list of places to go! Live and learn...hehe KOKO... Acronym = Keep On Keeping On..✌

  62. RV Boondocker

    RV BoondockerYear ago

    WC can be rated no higher than #2 silly!

  63. Ali Tarbhai

    Ali TarbhaiYear ago

    Check out this 13 episode Spanish show uslikes.info/house/dpqZnZCStXt4Xao/video.html funny and really helpful to lean most important words :)

  64. Maria Bossert

    Maria BossertYear ago

    Just a quick tip as an American living in Ecuador: the more Spanish you learn, the better your experience in Spanish-speaking places will be! It's amazing to learn as you go along, but it can also be extremely helpful to do research and studying into better pronunciation and common vocabulary. While of course you cannot be expected to become fluent from one trip, my experience has been that I am best able to connect with the culture when I am able to understand the language. Not to say I am fluent either, but after six months of living here I am finally able to have relationships with locals fully in Spanish- which has been one of the absolute highlights of my time! :) If I could recommend ONE thing to improve your Spanish, I would say work on the pronunciation of "r" - it's very different and integral to the language!

  65. jazmine galvan

    jazmine galvanYear ago

    You guys are the coolest couple , I love it. So perfect , doing awesome things

  66. Rman Nayr

    Rman NayrYear ago

    MEXICO IS SO BEAUTIFUL!

  67. Rixanne H

    Rixanne HYear ago

    I didnt want the video to end! Make mistakes more often! :)

  68. Dominic Rudd

    Dominic RuddYear ago

    Those Cacti would sell for THOUSANDS!!!

  69. Danielle Pyles

    Danielle PylesYear ago

    I’ve never in my life seen the start and end to a rainbow. I have now.

  70. Tina Black

    Tina BlackYear ago

    Even though you feel like you made a mistake, your video was incredibly helpful to others. Thank you! ❤️

  71. James Setzer

    James SetzerYear ago

    You are out of your mind why would you go to Mexico for anything. Yeah support Mexico not your own country makes sense to me.

  72. intown girl

    intown girlYear ago

    Y'all try too hard!

  73. Amber Frazier

    Amber FrazierYear ago

    If I had a channel I would ask if I could borrow people's phones and open their USlikes and subscribe to my channel!

  74. Hilda Kracht

    Hilda KrachtYear ago

    I believe the word is Cacti....No such thing as cactuses....But you are cute as a boot..so it technically does not count....

  75. Blue Sky

    Blue SkyYear ago

    Wow...none of you can speak el castellano?

  76. Jonae KyOshee

    Jonae KyOsheeYear ago

    I’m new to your channel and I’m binging

  77. Alexa Canez

    Alexa CanezYear ago

    Hi I know this will probably get lost in the comments but im from Tijuana so if you ever need ever need anything or need someone to translate something feel free to DM insta: ale_canez_99 or if you need any tips or anything while in Baja it’s really amazing down

  78. Lex Olejnik

    Lex OlejnikYear ago

    Hi bec there is no such thing as a bad day. Enjoy everyday with a smile 😃

  79. Chana Krevsky

    Chana KrevskyYear ago

    I'm half way through the video and I just had to comment. You guys are so nice and friendly. I love how you made a new friend and brought him popcorn. so sweet! Any chance you will ever come to Ottawa? I would love to meet you guys. ok enjoy Mexico!

  80. Shantel Nicole

    Shantel NicoleYear ago

    Hey! Check out my Mexico Vlog on my channel! 🔥

  81. Boom Boom Marcos

    Boom Boom MarcosYear ago

    You people are so fucking fake and phony why would anybody watch your bullshit

  82. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & BecYear ago

    Sorry you’re having such a rotten day Scott. Hope things turn around for ya!

  83. Deryn Main

    Deryn MainYear ago

    WC actually means water closet

  84. Allie Burk

    Allie BurkYear ago

    Bec you look like Rachel Boston

  85. Vathanak Nop12

    Vathanak Nop12Year ago

    dang it im 3-4 days late ......

  86. GoWee

    GoWeeYear ago

    Wow guys! Beautiful vlog. I got goosebumps from the view of that rainbow from your drone.

  87. Paige and Kenzie

    Paige and KenzieYear ago

    Your story with the rainbow is the same with mee

  88. DoctorWhoGeek

    DoctorWhoGeekYear ago

    Hope you guys got travel insurance this year!

  89. Agape Amanuel

    Agape AmanuelYear ago

    Hi I was wondering where those tan booties that bec is always wearing in colder weather are from?? Thanks so much

  90. Dulce Vazquez

    Dulce VazquezYear ago

    Just got my Dual Citizenship. Hopefully I won’t have to go through that much work to travel in the future. :)

  91. Isah Nsubuga

    Isah NsubugaYear ago

    Hey love guys

  92. Colin

    ColinYear ago

    Is that not the same card you needed the last time you went to Mexico?

  93. Colin

    ColinYear ago

    @Eamon & Bec Well it's all about the journey I guess 😉

  94. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & BecYear ago

    Yes it is!! But we were advised that those visiting Baja Peninsula don’t need any of these permits and if you want to cross to mainland you can get all permits at the ferry... it’s not not true we just decided not to take the risk after speaking to a few travelers who told us second hand stories of some people having trouble at the ferry

  95. Rex K

    Rex KYear ago

    Sorry about the trouble but glad everything was okay. The road crew friend was cool wanting the selfie. lol. You guys should do a live chat soon. Also, what droid do you use to film your beautiful aerial views?

  96. karen Overshiner

    karen OvershinerYear ago

    Good morning young ones. Just watched a freestyle Friday Buddha bowl. (July 20) Loved the yummy mix and LOVED the Eamonizoms...and beautiful Bec's giggles. Laughing out loud in my snowy old farmhouse in Massachusetts. Bless you both. Thank you. sa

  97. Madison Larson

    Madison LarsonYear ago

    Hi Eamon and Bec! I love and appreciate your guys’s videos! I’d love to see a video on how van life has affected your taxes or if it’s affected them at all? Please let me know! Thank you guys, you are inspiring :)

  98. Blu Pam Marshall

    Blu Pam MarshallYear ago

    Cactus cacti, loved the video always great quality, best wishes x

  99. Gaming2much

    Gaming2muchYear ago

    Sorry but I only clicked so I could tell you I don't care.👉👌

  100. Nathan Chantal

    Nathan ChantalYear ago

    Have you seen this? Randomly saw you pic featured on blogTO facebook.com/30843680008/posts/10155976028195009/

  101. tripletgirl2

    tripletgirl2Year ago

    Life is certainly an adventure mistakes and all. Enjoying your videos, really good filming and scene changes :)

  102. Diana Boedecker

    Diana BoedeckerYear ago

    You're so dang cute

  103. Nelly O

    Nelly OYear ago

    Ok... i just cracked laughing... you said to a mexican militar "mi español ..." what????! Hahahaha I'm mexican and i would never had the guts to say that to an officer! That's so freaking funny!!!! 😂😂😂😂😂

  104. martim sousa

    martim sousaYear ago

    1:30 "Excuse me, my spanish is dog 💩 (shit)" 😂 as someone who speaks portuguese, spanish is really easy!

  105. Coaching by Marie

    Coaching by MarieYear ago

    You know what you guys. I don' think you must have wales, surfing, snorkeling and what so ever to create "great videos". This video was magical! Lately you´ve been killing it with being real and just creating awesome and beautiful videos. And the footage with the drone. WOW. I got tears when you described rainbows. "So for me this is just a magical moment" and theen boom the drone! It just show that the more you practise, the better you get at it. You guys are GREAT filmcreators! Lots of love and keep up the good job!

  106. Krystal Leilani

    Krystal LeilaniYear ago

    It's Cacti.

  107. Trevino Corina

    Trevino CorinaYear ago

    What are some good spots in mexico were u can park 24 7 or able to park

  108. Katy Irwin

    Katy IrwinYear ago

    I just have to say how impressed I am with how far your filmmaking skills have come from a year ago! Very inspiring! 💕

  109. D S&S

    D S&SYear ago

    Arh love the guy with the popcorn... cute 😁👍🌈🌈🌈🌈

  110. Maegan

    MaeganYear ago

    Bring back freestyle Fridays!!!!

  111. Jayson Cody

    Jayson CodyYear ago

    WC stands for Water Closet

  112. Giovanna Penrod

    Giovanna PenrodYear ago

    Amazing vlog you guys I cant wait till I can do the same thing you guys are doing ! Safe travels ❤️