This Girl's 6 Year Long Roadtrip With Her Dog Made Her An Instagram Queen

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Photo of This Girl's 6 Year Long Roadtrip With Her Dog Made Her An Instagram Queen by Disha Kapkoti

There are special stories that need to be told to spread wanderlust. 

How far can a foldout map lead you? Well, that's how Alison Turner's story began. An advertising professional six years back, Alison saw herself slowly walking the corporate road where everyday was a slow climb up the ladder. But just in time, she decided to begin a road trip and this became her road to change.

For last few years now she has had the perfect travel mate by her side, Max.

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Six years ago, Alison wished to quit drinking and her camera came to her rescue. 

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She began a road trip across the US with Max and became addicted to photography instead.

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Click here to follow her journey on Instagram @alisontravels

Alison is now an insta Queen who has travelled across all the states except Alaska and excellently photographed her journey. 

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Solo travel has strengthened her trust in people and she knows that there is more good than bad in the world.

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She's been sober for years now and the journey that she began with a mere foldout map has turned into a beautiful tale. 

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It's not only a journey to unknown locations but also an exercise to be by herself and get more creative with her photography.

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Out on the roads, Max has been a good friend who has spent nights out in the tent with her watching stars.

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Every photograph of her life on the road with Campy the van somewhere tickles the wanderlust in all of us.  

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Alison's decision to lead an unconventional life has lead her to meet new people, see the world and inculcate a passion.

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When we talk about how travel changes your life for good, Alison stands before us as an absolutely excellent example. She has taken charge of her life and given it a direction.

For portraits on the road from Alison's journey, click here

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