How I Long to Get On the Road

How I Long to Get On the Road

Written by on April 20, 2014 in Campskunk with 3 Comments

It’s been a long time – actually, the last time I was truly out free and roaming the country was back on Labor Day. I went to Yan’s Get-Together that next week, and headed to Kitchener for some secret goings-on, none of which involved me doing any sightseeing except a few weekends before the rivers […]

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RV Must-Do Trip: The Badlands of South Dakota

RV Must-Do Trip: The Badlands of South Dakota

Written by on April 19, 2014 in Trips with 1 Comment

It’s easy to see why American Indians and the early settlers called the area of southwestern South Dakota the Badlands. They are dry, unbearably hot in the summer, rugged, isolated and - in the days before modern transportation – extremely difficult to navigate. But while it may be an inhospitable place to live,  these days the Badlands […]

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RV Trip: Tarpon Springs, Florida

RV Trip: Tarpon Springs, Florida

Written by on April 18, 2014 in Trips with 1 Comment

Recently, on a five week trip down south in my RT Adventurous, I visited my friend in Clearwater for a few days.  Jackie has been down there a few years and knows all the best spots to go- one of which was Tarpon Springs. I hadn’t read about it, but a lot of folks had […]

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Roadtreking sunsets and an urge to hit the road

Written by on April 17, 2014 in People & Places with 2 Comments

Roadtrekers love to take photos. And while our styles, skills and the things we like to photograph may vary, one thing I bet all of us like to get are images of a sunset. I’ve used these awkward days of spring before the warm weather travel season really gets underway to organize the thousands of […]

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An Affordable Long Term RV Resort in Florida

An Affordable Long Term RV Resort in Florida

Written by on April 16, 2014 in People & Places with 1 Comment

I was tired of taking a half hour to get dressed in my snow gear to walk the dog.  Being half Husky, she loved the weather- but I could take only so much.  So I packed Olga, my trusty RT Adventurous, threw in the kibble, the dog and off we went.  South. I met Mike […]

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The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis along the Natchez Trace

The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis along the Natchez Trace

Written by on April 15, 2014 in People & Places with 5 Comments

One of the great joys of traveling North America in an RV is the way it connects you to history and the people and places that have shaped us.  So it was for us when we came to a historic site along the famed Natchez Trace where American explorer, soldier, and public administrator Meriwether Lewis […]

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A Roadtreker I Never Met – Bob Graham

A Roadtreker I Never Met – Bob Graham

Written by on April 13, 2014 in Campskunk, People & Places with 8 Comments

Back ten years ago when I first got the Roadtrek bug, I still had years of work ahead of me before retirement and knew nothing about RVs, but I was formulating a plan to escape the weary life I led and hit the road. One of the websites I found Googling around for information belonged […]

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Where do you park your RV?

Where do you park your RV?

Written by on April 11, 2014 in Observations with 22 Comments

The snow is gone and the five foot high banks that formed a wall along the driver’s side of our Roadtrek eTrek has melted away. As I look at it sitting there on it’s special little apron in the driveway, I can almost hear it calling: “Take me someplace fun. Now.” But when I snapped […]

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How to Get Debris Out of your Chevy RV Ventilation System

How to Get Debris Out of your Chevy RV Ventilation System

Written by on April 10, 2014 in Campskunk, How Tos with 1 Comment

Here’s a quick tip for those of you with recent Chevrolet models. If you park anywhere near trees sooner or later you’ll hear strange noises when you turn on your heater or air conditioning – leaves have made their way into your ventilation system and are stuck in the fan. This makes various noises, none […]

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How to sanitize your RV fresh water tanks

How to sanitize your RV fresh water tanks

Written by on April 9, 2014 in People & Places with 8 Comments

Yuck. Nothing tastes worse that the first sip of water through a just de-winterized RV’s plumbing system on the first trip of the year. That’s why it is important to sanitize that fresh water tank. And for that, there are lots of different approaches. Everybody seems to have their favorite way of sanitizing the fresh […]

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