North America Travel

A Fond Farewell

Chapter Four – Betty Leaves Us

Location: Route 66

I know it’s the right thing to do, but my heart is breaking. Today we say goodbye to the Fabulous Betty, our beautiful pink vintage trailer and companion on our seven week cross country journey.IMG_6587

We have sold her to a lovely lady and her daughter.  It is a perfect fit. This woman has a black suburban she calls Black Betty. Can you believe it?  It was meant to be.


It was always our intention to sell Betty and our car, (the final two big items left in our Fab Fifty purge) at the end of our road trip. It’s bittersweet and a

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relief all at once.

Although we have owned Betty less than three years she provided us a carefree and colorful extension of our lives and we have enjoyed every minute.


Someday I believe there will be a Betty Two.

But for now we leave Betty in the rear view mirror with her new family. I hope they get as much pleasure from her as we did.  Good bye my sweet. And thanks for the memories.

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