Back in 2010 we were in the same position as many Vanagon owners. We had begun to experience issues with the stock rebuild and were looking for something more reliable. We loved our van but just wanted to be able to get up a hill and travel a decent distance between overheating, coolant tank dances, … More Motor story; Bostig. A post by Mike!
We flew through several states in a short amount of time on our way towards Boston. Somewhere near upstate New York the navigator of slowcarfasthouse realized that we were near the site of the original Woodstock festival. After some quick research and a few phone calls we found a city camping area in Hurleyville NY. … More Where’s Woodstock?
The answer to “Where have they been?” is almost as interesting as “Where are they going?” Here is a little graphic to indicate the places we have been thus far. Click on the photo to make it larger!
We whipped around the tip of the peninsula and had an amazing time! Our toes got stuck in the sand for several days in The Keys. And then we dashed up the East coast of The Sunshine State as things started heating up. The photos below will tell the story of the Florida finale’ through … More Florida finale’
We stopped through Baton Rouge to check out the USS Kidd, Navy Destroyer. Mike does love his military history! This one is floating in the Mississippi River. We located an excellent RV spot, just off the highway and near downtown. It is called Baton Rouge Equestrian Center or … More A brief visit to Baton Rouge
While in the area of the Atchafalaya Swamp, there are a few things that really cannot be missed. Since we already took care of a few of those things, we had one more to do. Here is the swamp list. THINGS TO DO IN THE SWAMPS= ⊗ EAT CRAWDADS (thanks CJ and Abel) ⊗ TASTE GATOR (thanks … More Swamp tour= the Atchafalaya
Upon leaving Big Bend we made a stop in Del Rio, Texas. This cute little town is just across the river from the famous “Heard it on the X” radio station! Our hosts were great folks who we found on the website http://www.boondockerswelcome.com They offered us a cozy overnight, out of the howling Texas wind. If … More Austin, Texas
This park is reportedly larger than Rhode Island! However, with the free map and a few drives along the main routes, you quickly capture the layout and realize the opportunities that lay before you! Admission to the park allows a visitor to stay for 7 days. There is an additional fee for camping at the improved … More Big Bend National Park- Texas, USA
The slow car fast house momentum has ceased. We are pleasantly surprised to know that some of you noticed, and wrote us to check in. Thanks for caring! We packed up the dogs and headed Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco, Mexico) to meet up with Mom and hang out at the beach for a few more … More Alta goes to the spa (or the dogs)!
A few weeks ago I posted a blog about “Money on the Move”. That one talked about the costs of our travel as full-timers in the van. (Here is a link to that post- http://slowcarfasthouse.com/2015/01/04/slowcarfasthouse-expose-second-installment-money-on-the-move-part-1/ ) Part two is about how we manage the money in terms of obtaining, storing and a bit about … More Slowcarfasthouse Expose’ installment three- Money on the Move part two