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Glacial Features At My Montana Campsite

After over two weeks up on the Beartooth Plateau getting snowed on, I needed to find a new spot to camp. Montana is very generous in its dispersed camping rules,…

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…

Is Boondocking right for you?

It was the quiet that we most noticed. There were no traffic sounds. No TV sets from nearby campsites. No laughter, no murmuring voices of anyone else. Just us. And…

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…