WHEN CHRISTINE purchased her van and 20 acres of land in Joshua tree, things started falling apart in her life. Her wife abandoned her and some friends took off, which left her very scared to start a new adventure on her own in the California desert. Yet, she’s grateful for the hardships she experienced because they led her to where she is now: Living the vanlife in a beautiful area to which she feels very connected, surrounded by friends and a new amazing partner.