Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: September 2015

Off the Beaten Path: An Oklahoma Blue Whale

Craftsman welder and artisan Hugh Davis created a surprise wedding anniversary gift for his wife Zelta between 1970 and 1972. She loved whales. He constructed a life size ferroconcrete smiling…

Off The Beaten Path: Three Missouri Caves

Missouri is known as the “cave state,” and on our trip down Historic U.S. 66 we passed three well-known show caves – two privately owned and one (formerly privately owned)…

Live from the 2015 Hershey RV Show (Part 2)

We did our second live broadcast from the Hershey RV Show Friday, this time nailing down Roadtrek Motorhomes President and CEO Jim Hammill as our guest. Jim offered some great…

Live from the 2015 Hershey RV Show (Part 1)

America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, PA draws tens of thousands of people who tour the equivaent of 33 football fields filled with new RVs. We hung out at the…

The Ultra Van – a 110-HP Beauty of a Motorhome

So there we were, cruising East on I-80 in Ohio when we passed this airplane-shaped vehicle with a strange saying stenciled across the back: “If Rocking When Parked, You are Witnessing a…