We had just finished dinner and I was picking up trash left by less thoughtful campers around our campsite at North Carlson Lake, located in the rural farm country of western North Dakota, when a truck passing by circled around and approached me. The gentlemen in the truck informed me that a large thunderstorm was […]
My wife and I were set to rendezvous with our RVing friends on the way to North Dakota recently. Our friends were several hours ahead of us with the plans that they would find a boondocking spot along our route for the night and we would meet them there. However, things didn’t go quite as […]
Marsha Petry and Janet Shown of Buffalo Creek, Colorado are not completely new to RVing, but have recently upgraded and are about to embark on the next chapter of their lives with a new rig. We have all been there at one time or another, and all had similar struggles with the learning curve, fears, […]
Jen Juneau is by every stretch of the definition an outdoorsy woman. She grew up an avid skier in the mountains of Colorado, has raced sled dogs, hiked across Spain on the Camino de Santiago Trail with her adult daughters, and has backpacked throughout the Rocky Mountains. In her spare time, she has raised four children […]
If you have attended one of my seminars or followed this blog over the years it is no secret that I rely heavily on Google Earth to locate places to explore, roads to get there, boondocking campsites nearby and how to access them. A trip to explore the mining camp of Sprucemont, Nevada was no […]
For years I have been touting the benefits of Google Earth. Through the years I have used it to: Find boondocking campsites View RV parks and campgrounds in advance to see how they are laid out, look at the access and if there are rail lines nearby. Use it to find easy-to-access fuel stations in […]
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