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How To Be The Kind of Camper Campground Hosts Want

I am finishing up six weeks, off and on, at Kirk Creek Campground in California’s Los Padres National Forest. This premiere campground is famous worldwide for its beautiful location overlooking…

Bumming Around Big Sur

We are back out on the Pacific Coast Highway after spending all of last summer in Europe, and we sure are glad to be back. This is our old familiar…

Our Trip to the Alibates Flint Quarries

  The stars aligned this trip for an event I had been thinking about for at least twenty years, ever since I first started reading books and articles about the…

My Fun and Expensive Trip to the Tire Store

After four years and 56,000 miles, it was time to replace the tires my Roadtrek Sprinter came with. I have a long one-ton chassis in my CS Adventurous, which means…

Replacing the Green Hose on a Sprinter

Well, I put it off as long as I could, but I need to hit the road for the season soon and I needed to replace my green wastewater hose….

Sprinter Starter Repair

My Roadtrek CS Adventurous is over three years old, and I’m starting to get a few things that let be know it’s not showroom new anymore. A couple of weeks…

Roadtrek Sprinter Electric Step Repair

  One annoying thing that happened while I was in Europe was that my electric step quit working. A quick peek underneath revealed that the actuator, the shock absorber shaped…

Taking a Break at Gamble Rogers

Sharon, Fiona and I have been back from Europe since mid-October, and have been reunited with our Roadtrek since mid-November, but driveway camping gets old in a hurry for us….

Our Bags are Packed, We’re Ready to Go

Wow, that really went smoothly. After spending Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday getting it ready, We dropped the Roadtrek off at the port Monday morning. Thanks to my precise…

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…

Hymer Museum – Part One

I’m overwhelmed with all the beautiful cars and RVs I saw yesterday at the Hymer Museum in Bad Waldsee, Germany, and wanted to show y’all some of the sights I…

Campskunk’s Nuremberg Visit

We said farewell to the Rhine and its castles and headed east from Wiesbaden on E45, the Interstate 40 of Europe. It was full of big trucks with German, Polish…

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…