RVer Mary Fountain first traveled the globe

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Full-time RVer Mary Fountain’s wanderlust started at UC Berkeley in the 1950s. She chose not to live her life in a traditional way, and fresh out college she packed her suitcase and headed for Europe.

Years later, as a young widow in 1984, Mary, with her teenage son in tow, went to Africa with little money and no employment. She did, however, have a house-sitting gig on a coffee plantation in Kenya.

To see pictures from her ‘Africa’ years and read more about Mary’s travels click on Women RVers.blogspot.com

Photo: Mary Fountain drafts notes for her memoir about living in Africa. (Julianne G. Crane)

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