Astoria Column & Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon

Astoria Column and Fort Stevens SP Oregon Feature Photo

The 2019/20 Snowbird trip continues with a quick 2 night stop at Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon, on the mouth of the mighty Columbia River. The campsites are well laid out, roomy, and easy to navigate. Our special off-season rate for a full hookup 50 amp site was $31 a night. The grounds are exceptionally … Read more

2019/20 Snowbird Trip Begins! Ocean Shores, WA

2019/20 Snowbird Trip Begins - Ocean Shores, WA

The latest RV snowbird journey has begun! We set off Nov 1st from Victoria, BC, across the Juan de Fuca strait aboard the Coho ferry to Port Angeles, WA. After a quick overnight at the local Walmart, the next day headed west to the Washington coast to check out Ocean Shores. We stayed three nights … Read more

Famous Tehachapi Railway Loop in Southern California

Tehachapi Loop Feature Photo

In this video, we stop off to view the famous Tehachapi Railway Loop in southern California The Tehachapi Loop is a 0.73 miles (1.17 km) long spiral, or helix, on the Union Pacific Railroad Mojave Subdivision through Tehachapi Pass, of the Tehachapi Mountains in Kern County, south-central California. The line connects Bakersfield and the San … Read more

Camping at Caballo Lake SP and Pie Town! New Mexico

Pietown New Mexico Feature Photo

In this video, we visit Cabello Lake State Park and Pie Town, New Mexico. I show you a sat view of both places and some on the ground footage in Pie Town. Pie Town has a free “dry camping” campground and several little cafes that serve yummy country cooking and offer plenty of delicious homemade … Read more

Spectacular Wildlife Scenes – Whitewater Draw, Arizona

Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area Feature Photo

In this video, I stitched together some of my favorite footage from a 3-day camping stint at the Whitewater Draw State Wildlife Area in southeastern Arizona. Remarkable wildlife viewing plus beautiful sunsets and sunrises!  Scenes include an estimated fifteen to twenty thousand Sandhill Cranes taking flight at sunrise, a passing squadron of 11 Javelinas and … Read more

Beautiful Texas Canyon Rest Area, Arizona

Texas Canyon Rest Stop Feature Photo

In this video, I give you a look at the beautiful scenery around the Texas Canyon Rest Area on Interstate 10 through southeastern Arizona. This Arizona Department of Transportation rest area is surrounded by huge boulders, desert plants/cacti and epic vistas of the surrounding countryside. Normally that’s enough but on this day the mountains were … Read more

What Do We Power With 500 Watts of RV Solar?

500 Watts of Solar Feature Photo

In this video, I give a quick overview of our 500 watts RV solar power system. You can see the full detail explanation and diagrams in the past post and video – Detailed Look at Our DIY RV Boondocking Power System I go through all the things it powers in the rig. From devices, we plug … Read more