Gabrielle Nelson


Hi there! My name is Gabrielle, but you can call me Gab. I am a travel photographer and storyteller based out of my semi-trusty Volkswagen Vanagon, Peanut. Born and raised amongst the farmland of Illinois, my passion is to not only explore until I can no more, but to live, seek, and tell genuine stories along the way. When not snapping photos or scribbling in my journal, you can find me creating designs for my lifestyle brand, Slow Road Supply.


Peanut the Vanagon

I started searching for a van just before deciding to drop out of college and pursue creative work on the road. After long hours and late nights searching the internet, I came across this rolling humble abode on Craigslist. Soon after, my dad and I drove to the middle of nowhere, Nebraska and picked her up. Peanut is a 1982 Volkswagen Vanagon, and the name comes from my love for peanut butter as well as her cute ivory coloring. We've been rolling together for about two years now and don't plan on stopping anytime soon!

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