Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: August 2012

An RVer with his own personal drone

Across the globe, military and law enforcement agencies are using drones for security and surveillance purposes. But did you know that there are now personal drones that tech savvy consumers…

Aerial shot of FMCA Indy event

We’re about to head home from the Family Motorcoach Association Indianapolis 2012 Reunion. I shot several fun and informative videos I’ll be sharing with you over the next week or…

2013 Type B motorhomes

The Motorhome Showcase opens tonight at the Family Motorcoach Association’s 87th Reunion in Indianapolis but we got a sneak peek at the 2013 motorhomes to be displayed this week. Naturally,…

An RV City has formed in Indianapolis

I wasn’t sure what to expect at the Family Motorcoach Association 87th Reunion and Motorhome Showcase in Indianapolis. But this is a city. I am surrounded by 1,800 other motorhomes….

Buffalo Crossing

Got some great video at Yellowstone National Park of a herd of bison crossing the Yellowstone River at sunset. They are huge, shaggy, magnificent creatures and watching them swim across…

The long, empty highways of the west

I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed driving as much as I have in Wyoming. After leaving Yellowstone, we headed south through the Grand Tetons, only to be terribly disappointed that…

I’m one happy Yellowstone camper

I am one happy camper. In fact, Jennifer says the picture of me below is the happiest she has ever seen me. After most of five days in Yellowstone National…

Grizzlies, Wolves and Travertine

The land of contrasts that is Yellowstone also applies to the weather. The overnight temperature dipped to 34 degrees and we awoke Sunday to an overcast sky. This was a…