They are still popular, for the same reason: light and easy to tow. Photographer Mandy Lea actually lives in hers full time; Kim explains how she got started in this, when she decided to make a change in her life.
But change -- and uncertainty -- can be good. For American freelance photographer Mandy Lea, change came in the guise of a teardrop trailer that she calls her home -- a mobile place of belonging that she feels connected to as she travels the country, snapping incredible images of nature. For the last two years, she's been a full-time solo "teardropper", visiting some of the most majestic spots one could imagine.
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