Fun Day at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Organ Pipe Cactus NM Visit 2015 Feature Photo

Introduction We arrived at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument this winter with high expectations after last year’s amazing visit. To our surprise and shock, the first three days were overcast and rainy! What the heck? We got out for a few short hikes but spent a good deal of the time holed up in the … Read more

Twin Peaks Campground in Organ Pipe Cactus

Twin Peaks Campground Feature Photo

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Campground We stayed a few days right in the heart of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument at the Twin Peaks Campground. It is well situated just a mile or so from the visitor center and the beginning of the Ayo Mountain Drive, the must do thing in the park. In … Read more

Pack Rats (aka Wood Rats) RVing Tip

Pack Rat Tip Feature Photo

When I first started boondocking in the US southwest desert regions, I would sometimes see other campers with their vehicle hood left open. I didn’t pay much attention to it figuring they were using the truck or motorhome battery for camping. It wasn’t until I first visited Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument that I learned … Read more

Our Most Scenic Camping Spots of 2014

Our 12 Most Scenic Camping Spots of 2014 feature photo

Introduction My wife Anne is an avid landscape photographer so finding ourselves scenic camping spots is an integral part of our RV lifestyle. The best photography light happens in the so-called golden hour around sunrise and sunset. Setting up camp in amazing scenery really helps by saving driving to and from a location, as we … Read more