About us- Mike, Geneva and the dogs.

Mike and Geneva and Alta

In October 2014, Mike and Geneva Saint-Amour packed up Seri, Zeb and Mango (the dogs) into Alta (the van) — and  departed from Arizona to travel……. indefinitely. But a lot has changed since then!  Read on below to learn about the updates and changes to our lives.

Seri looking

Seri- the wise, old, Catahoula She left us in May ’17 in Hidalgo, MX.  Adios, Seri

Zeb long

Zeb- director of security.  Left us in May ’18 in Costa Rica. Adios, Zeb


Mango- Chi/weenie left us in Nov. ’17 in Guatemala. Adios, Mango

nica in truck

Nica– a callejera (street dog) adopted from a rescue agency in Nicaragua.  She joined our pack in March ’18.

Pacha– a mixed street-mutt adopted from a rescue agency near Lima, Peru.  She joined our pack in July ’19.

Alta is the Volkswagen, Vanagon, Westfalia, AdventureWagen, high top, Bostig conversion, tall, VW bus.  She has been through some changes and modifications.  All designed to make her a more reliable home for us.  See related blog posts to learn about some of her awesome modifications~  She is currently hanging out in Arizona.

Beauty and The Beast A GMC 2500HD 4×4 truck with a 2013 Northstar Arrow 8.5 camper and lots of custom features.  This is a chassis/frame mounted unit that has been upgraded in several ways.  See related blog posts to learn about some of the modifications we completed~

Destinations remain undetermined. Targets include points East, North, and then South…. far South. First, a loop of the USA with some Canada, too.  Then on to Latin, Central and South America!  After that…….we will see where life takes us.


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One response to “About us- Mike, Geneva and the dogs.

  1. Are you ready for your epic road trip yet? Don’t you want to take some students with you? I just picture you flying down the highway tossing all your worldly possessions out the window and laughing hysterically. Good image 🙂

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