Speaking of cramped quarters, how about a family of four in a 17 foot long motor home for 3 weeks at a time?
When we became parents at the age of 25, we bought THIS
motor home brand new for $12,225 in late 1983. We would go on trips for 2 or 3 weeks at a time. Only one 2 week trip was taken leaving our two boys with Grandma & Grandpa. When we sold that motor home 24 years later in 2007 to buy our PC-2350, the boys then men, were terribly upset to hear of it. Fast forward to today, our sons now 32 & 27, talk about those trips with such fond memories.
We did something right in life.
As you can imagine, just the two of us in our 2350 is a palace compared to that Mirage, probably the main reason why we don't care about a slide out......it's what we upgraded from