Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Author Archives: Campskunk

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Camping on Bodega Bay

We are moving up the coast from the San Fransisco metropolitan area and are getting back out into the wide open spaces, but it’s still populated enough to make true…

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Lake Arrowhead State Park – Texas

Sharon and I were noodling west up US Highway 287, which goes from Dallas to Amarillo to catch I-40, when we saw stuff on the forecast we didn’t like –…

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Fantastic Vent Tips

One of the first things I learned about my Roadtrek was how to use the roof fan to provide ventilation. Being an old person who grew up in the south…

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Another Fulltime RV Season Begins

I’ve packed up, I have said my goodbyes to my family, and I have tidied up the loose ends of projects I’ve been working on, both of my Roadtrek and…

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The Care and Feeding of Your Solar Panels

Since I’ve had more solar panels on my Roadtrek RV longer than anyone else, I get asked occasionally what i have to do to keep them working. The answer is……

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Hanging out at the Tampa RV Show

I got a bit lonesome for my old buddies at Roadtrek so I drove down to Tampa overnight and was at the long line of cars creeping into the gate…

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The REAL Winter Freezout Camping Adventure

I hear Mike Wendland and Yan Seiner have been trying to convince people to wander off somewhere way up north and freeze to death in a few weeks, and have…