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Category Archives: People & Places

Up in the Alps, Cooling Off

A couple of weeks ago we were finishing up in Vienna and the forecast looked ominous – hot weather down in the Danube valley. We needed to head for the…

Campskunk’s Drive Up Into Austria

After three relaxing days at Nevegal in the Dolomites, it was time to head north. On Sharon’s list of things to visit is Vienna, Austria, which was about 400 miles…

RV Sidetrip to The Enchanted Highway

The Enchanted Highway is a collection of the world’s largest scrap metal sculptures constructed at intervals along a 32-mile stretch of two-lane highway that cuts south across the prairie off…

Mark Twain Cave & Lover’s Leap

The Mississippi was in flood the day we arrived in Hannibal, Missouri. The “Big Muddy” was definitely swollen, fast, and muddy. Hannibal is famous as the hometown of Samuel Clemens…

Campskunk’s Coast to Coast Run Across Italy

We had driven down Italy’s west coast as far as Pisa, and were sitting in a Mediterranean-front commercial campground, figuring out what to do. Sharon wanted to see Florence, but…

Off the Beaten Path: Knob Creek, KY

It was a holiday weekend and traffic was heavy. We had no desire to join the rush up I-65 toward Louisville. Plus we didn’t need to be home until noon…

Campskunk and Sharon Visit the Camargue

We left Narbonne Plage in southern France and drove east along the Mediterranean coast with our GPS set on non-toll roads, weaving in and out of little villages and changing…

Bear Safety and You

Bear Safety and You

It’s a common theme we see in the news and as Jennifer and I travel North America in our RV – people are getting just too darn close to wildlife….

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

Attendance at Yellowstone National Park keeps rising and 2017 is expected to be another record-setting year. That’s pretty impressive considering that in 2015, the park set a record with 4…