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DIY Customization of a Sprinter Van

The Sprinter Van is a favorite of RV manufacturers who turn them into Class B motorthomes and DIYers, who like to customize them for their specific needs. At the recent…

Decisions Sometimes Have to be Made

I have been traveling in the southwest since early September. It has been a grand adventure thanks to all the planning by Mary Zuschlag. Mary, Linda and I met in…

Down the Loire Valley and South to Perigueux

We have been driving west from the French-German border at Strasbourg, staying in municipal aires du camping and enjoying the French countryside. I set the GPS for no toll roads,…

West Across the Rhine and Into France

After leaving the Hymer museum we drove south to Lake Constance, a glacial lake at the foot of the Swiss Alps. We stayed in a commercial campground there for a…

Following the Rhine Upstream

From Denmark we are slowly working our way south along the western border of Germany, which means that we are following the Rhine valley. We first hit the Rhine near…

Campskunk Plugs In – In Europe!

OK, OK, I weakened. I’ve been going along fine for months without shore power, but Sharon was intent on sitting in one particular riverfront spot for days – under a…

Campskunk Makes It to the Mediterranean

We continued our drive south from the Reims area in Champagne-Ardennes, where we woke up to the same cool, damp weather we had been experiencing in Calais. We were inland…

Loving My Desert Season

Until this weekend, I have been in or on the edges of the desert for close to two months. Winter in this country can be a surprise. It may dip…

When a Roadtrek finds you, embrace it

By Ari B. Adler When Jessi and I purchased our new-to-us 2008 Roadtrek 190 Popular nearly one year ago, it was a large financial decision that in hindsight seems like…

Boondocking across Michigan’s UP

It’s been a week without plugging into electricity as we’ve traveled across the UP, enjoying the beautiful colors and staying in remote or near empty state and federal campgrounds. And…