We said goodbye to friends in middle Nova Scotia with some sadness. These two guys had a great day of working on their VWs together and spent a few days talking cars and dogs and wives and whatever guys talk about. But it was fun to back to just the two of us on the … More Nova Scotia, additional thoughts as we cross to Cape Breton.
We spent our first night in Pennsylvania camped very near Three Mile Island. Mike thought it was funny that this elaborate evacuation plan was posted near our campsite. Fortunately we did not hear the sirens in the night. We enjoyed a breakfast the next morning at the local diner, where we have learned to sit … More Pennsylvania- chocolate, family and friendship!
The man in the uniform approached us briskly. We hesitated, thinking surely he wasn’t looking for us! But apparently he was…… “Hey, are you the slowcarfasthouse people? I’ve read some of your blog and when I saw the van I said, drop me off here!” And that is how we met John a museum curator … More Smoky Mountains, Appalachia, Blue Ridge Highway and Hot Springs
While we were camped in New Orleans we did not have access to a shower. This gave us an opportunity to use the Aqua Cube unit again. The Aqua Cube was purchased online from a “survivalist” store, but it is available through many online stores. It came with a storage bag and all the lines and … More Hot water to go-
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
Texas The sun has riz. The sun has set. And here we is. In Texas yet. This little ditty pretty much sums up our experience in Texas. When the sun did rise, it seldom offered any sunshine. We had rain and cloudy skies nearly every day in Texas. It took us a total of of … More The end of Texas (for us)
A couple of you have asked about the heater we are using so I thought I could feature it and share it around the forums. It works great for us! We were seeking something that used reasonable amounts of propane and put out optimal BTUs of heat. We also did not want a heater that … More Things are heating up in here!
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