Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: August 2016

Daycamping along the Gulf Islands National Seashore

One of our most favorite tracts of National Parks Service property is the Gulf Islands National Seashore, a 160-mile stretch of gorgeous and very secluded beaches, undisturbed by development and characterized…

RV Sidetrip: The World of Coke in Atlanta

The quintessential American drink is Coca-Cola. Nothing comes close. Culturally, the syrupy soft drink is globally recognized and cuts across all political, economic and social divisions and in a real…

RV Recipes: Thick Crust Peasant Bread

This bread is simple and so tasty with a cheese platter or a bowl of soup. Ingredients: 6  1/2 cups flour (all purpose) 1 package yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 1 …

Our Rendezvous with My Friend Mick

We have been on the road six years now, and one of the more interesting characters we have met in our travels is Mick the Brit. I first bumped into…

Georgia’s Pine Mountain Trail and FDR’s Legacy

One doesn’t normally think of Georgia as a state with lots of backcountry hiking, but thank Franklin D. Roosevelt for creating a vast stretch of wilderness there that not only bears…

RV Recipes: Beer Can Chicken

Main Dish: Grill Roast a whole chicken on the grill and reward the Chef with a beer while they tend to the grill! Cooking time: 80-90 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients:…