The Spanish expansion into the southern states is forever part of US history and the great number of existing missions and presidios are a permanent legacy, which with a little effort can be found and visited in all of the border states, including Florida. As the build of the van is progressing, I’m adding more… Continue reading Spanish Missions of the South West
The two planned hikes were Sara’s Crack at Lake Havasu City and Signal Hill in Saguaro National Park near Tucson. During the RTR, I spent most of my time at the event, watching some of the presentations and walk among the RV’s, meeting and talking to many interesting people. But about midway, I needed to… Continue reading Two Great Hikes in AZ
Watch all my videos on YouTube! The conversion of my van has been a slow-going process, primarily because the weekly videos on YouTube and the other social media are taking too much time away from the conversion. But that was all part of the planning as I had decided that 2020 should be the year… Continue reading my trip to the 2019 rtr
Watch all my videos on YouTube! I visited the RTR at Quarzsite, Arizona in my halfway converted Ford Transit from Florida. Enjoy!
With the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse, I decided to take some time off and drive in my van from Central Florida to Anderson SC to watch this unique phenomenon. While the proper eclipse only lasts a minute or two, the entire event is spread out over a couple of hours. The complete darkness during the… Continue reading Travel Update
The Oak Ridge section of the Lower Hillsborough Wildlife Preserve near Tampa offers free campsites relatively close to town, the beaches and even Walt Disney World in Orlando. A quiet, but urbanizing area with shaded trails through forested wetlands and open pine flatwoods. Hiking offers access to the Hillsborough River. Continue reading →
I was happy to arrive in Charleston SC. It was still early in the year and the weather up North had not been, what I hoped for. This far South, temps were already in the 80’s and sun & blue skies in abundance. Historic Charleston is a relatively small area, with a big dose of… Continue reading Destination: Charleston SC
It may not happen often, but when you least expect it… Low overpasses are sprinkled around the country and they don’t budge, not even for distracted drivers. See what happens to overheight RVs… Watch all my videos on YouTube!
Washington DC is the US capital and as such, home to many federal buildings and a great number of world class museums, that are all free to enter. Bring comfortable walking shoes, you’ll need them! This was one of the cities, that I visited on my recent trip. You can read more about that trip… Continue reading Destination: Washington DC