Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Roadtreking Happy Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving in the U.S., a few weeks after our Canadian friends celebrated their nation’s holiday of the same name. A tradition at our family is that as we gather…

Thanksgiving in Kansas City

There is no better public Thanksgiving Day tradition than the Plaza Lighting in Kansas City.  With thousands of spectators, entertainment, shopping, food and celebrities, no other city can touch this…

Making the perfect campfire

RVers and campfires go together. Campfires are a great way for people to congregate, have fun, and spend time together. It’s hard, in fact, to imagine an RV adventure without…

Horsing around with my RV

Horses are not my specialty.  A couple of years ago I took my nieces to a dude ranch in CO.  While it was fun and the food amazing, I only…

Total off-grid solar powered RV

I came across this interesting You Tube video from a guy who calls himself “Master Luke.” It shows a 24 foot cargo trailer that he made into a totally solar-powered…