While we are hanging out with our friends The Slow Dutchman , we will spend some time exploring the city of Guanajuato. The four of us (and three dogs) rented a house for several weeks and enrolled in Spanish language school. For fun, we signed up for a food tour and walked around the city sampling delicious foods and learning … More Guanajuato- continued
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 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!
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
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
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
We were able to wrap up business and pleasure in the Verde Valley within good time. The weather was amazing for us, while we were there which allowed us to get a lot of work done. This visit had some highs and lows, losses and gains along the scale of human relationships. Of special note … More Borders, borders, borders!
There are several aspects of our money management that I will feature in the next few installments. This one will be about the costs of travel in Mexico as a full-timer in the van. The costs of living on the road can vary greatly depending on your style. We have determined that living in Mexico … More Slowcarfasthouse Expose’ second installment- Money on the move (part 1)