We really weren’t sure what to expect at the Equator. We have crossed the Tropic of Cancer a couple of times and posed at the sign. One crossing was in the Volkswagen Van during our time in Baja, Mexico. Another crossing was in the camper in mainland, Mexico. But we never saw any signs like … More Ecuador- The line that passes through!
After the blockades, rough highways and jungle ruins of Chiapas, we were ready to head for the touristic coastline. We arrived into the still, humidity of the city of Villahermosa (located in the state of Villahermosa) late in the evening. Our campsite for the night was a museum parking lot. We planned to tour the … More Three more Mexican states: Villahermosa, Campeche and Yucatan
The sleeping area of our VW Vanagon has been modified to suit our needs. Through insulation, pegboard, L-brackets, paint and baskets we have made this area more functional, temperate and private. These are excellent solutions for anyone that is living full time in a van or vehicle. We often find ourselves in extreme temperatures. We … More Modifying and painting inside our van-
As we passed through Oregon again we made a few stops along the way. Our target was the Huckleberry Jam music festival in Idaho with Michael Franti as headliner. This would be our 6th Franti show! Yep, we are big fans. You may know him for this song- Sound of Sunshine The real bonus would … More A bit of Oregon and some hassles in Idaho!
The Olympic Peninsula in Washington is much more than the Olympic National Park. We explored just a few places of beauty and surprise. But this is an area worthy of much more time! We covered a lot of miles on the coastlines of Washington state! Our first night was along the banks of a small river, … More A quick trip around the Olympic Peninsula
After a ferry ride from Vancouver Island to the mainland we crossed the border and headed for fun times with friends and family in Washington and Oregon. We had dates and events booked, which meant keeping deadlines and rolling with a schedule again! Our first campsite back in the USA (camped in the USA) helped … More Visiting family and friends in the PNW
The Canadian west is a beautiful area. We could have spent much more time exploring this area, and staying parked on logging roads filled with ferny forests and babbling creeks. We found some great people and great locations as we rolled through. Then we toured up the Sunshine Coast before we ferried to Vancouver Island. … More BC West and the Sunshine Coast -its a lobster and oatmeal lifestyle.
We crossed the border at Roosville out of Montana. It was a simple crossing with a few basic questions: How long will you be in Canada? Where are you going? I see you have dogs; I assume they are current on vaccinations? Do you have any fruits or vegetables? Do you have any weapons, ammunition … More Canada- Eastern BC 2016
We had a beautiful pass from south to north in Montana. Good people, good times, good campsites and great scenery! Here is the route we traveled as we passed through Montana. After a great hike in Green Canyon, Idaho we crossed into Montana. Our posting on the MTWesty Facebook page for van owners in Montana … More Montana- July 2016
We drove through the woods to two different campsites. The first one we nicknamed Mosquito Marsh. We did not even take any photos because it was rough to be outside. It was in a beautiful part of the Targhee Forest, but much to close to a mushy creek bed that served as mosquito breeding grounds. … More Idaho- just passing through for the USA birthday!