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For this fire lookout, home is a cabin 20 feet off the ground

Aug 21, 2023
Brig Malessa spends fire season living in the tower and travels the rest of the year. "I can get by on very little money."
"It's the closest you can get to living outside without living outside," Brig Malessa says of living in a fire lookout tower. Above, the Oregon tower that she currently calls home.
Courtesy Brig Malessa

American "nomads" and their "love-hate" relationship with Amazon's CamperForce

Mar 16, 2021
Rebecca Bailey and Hakam Salahuddin are a retired nomad couple who document their travels on their blog, The Tin Can Travelers.
"Nomads" live in RVs, campers or other vehicles and travel around the U.S., picking up seasonal work to make ends meet. Pictured: From left to right, nomads Hakam Salahuddin and Rebecca Bailey, and their dog, Beefy.
Courtesy of Salahuddin and Bailey