Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: November 2015

Running from Winter in Arizona

Last you heard we were soaking up the Sedona scenery back during the first week of November. The weather was holding until then, but a check of the forecast indicated…

Save the Planet – Be a Fulltime RVer

We were chattering away on the Roadtrek Facebook group about solar, and it got me to thinking – what is my energy consumption and carbon footprint now that I’m fulltiming…

Staying Fit on the Road

I’ve written before how the RV Lifestyle can be detrimental to your health, thanks to Sitting Disease and living each day like you are on vacation. And I’ve shared our…

RT 63 A Roadtreking Thanksgiving

As our U.S. friends celebrate Thanksgiving this week (our Canadian friends celebrated their Thanksgiving a few weeks ago), Jennifer and I reflect back on many of the people we’ve met…

Banished to the Roadtrek

Good thing we traveled down to Georgia in our Roadtrek. We thought we’d be staying with our son and his family as we waited for next week’s huge State Championship…

Off The Beaten Path: Reelfoot Lake

“A lake the earthquake created,” is Reelfoot Lake in northwestern Tennessee. Prior to 1811 this scantily populated corner of Tennessee was a swampy area of cypress backwoods near the Mississippi…

Off The Beaten Path: McDonald Observatory

In the Fall of 2000 on our coast-to-coast tandem bicycle trip we passed the McDonald Observatory in the Davis Mountains of west Texas without stopping. In 2015 on our Roadtrek…

RT61 An RV is More than an RV

You don’t have to be a fulltimer or go camping for long periods of time to find lots of uses for an RV. In this episode of the podcast, you meet…

Don’t Miss It: Bryce’s Navajo Loop Trail

Everyone knows about Bryce Canyon National Park. It is one of the famous southern Utah Parks and known for impressive rock formations known as hoodoos. It is spectacular and is…

Cosmic Camping in Sedona

Sedona, AZ is a great place to hang out and soak up the new age vibes, as well as the magnificent scenery of the Mogollon Rim  and Oak Creek Canyon….