RV spaces still available for winter Olympics
The temporary Vancouver (British Columbia) 2010 RV Park features 350 non-hook up (dry camping) RV sites at Jericho Beach and Spanish Bank Beach from Feb. 10 to March 2, according to the 2010 RV Park Web site and RV News Service. There will be potable water available
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Diana and Jim Garot's motor home's cover protects against intense desert rays
On our RV snowbird journey through Southern California in early 2010, Jimmy and I traveled through Palmdale, Calif., to visit longtime friends (dating back to junior high school) Diana and Jim Garot.. It is wonderful to break bread and catch up with old friends. Jim
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Last days camping on Oregon Coast for this trip
Thursday and Friday were our final two days of camping on the Oregon Coast before heading inland to Corvallis, Portland and then home to Spokane. Jimmy and I camped Thursday night at Beverly Beach State Park, north of Newport; and last night at South Beach State Park
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Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, safe harbor for campers in these storms
We continue to inch our way up the Oregon Coast during rolling Pacific storms and are ever grateful for the excellent Oregon State Parks system. For a reasonable cost RVers can expect, at a minimum, electricity and water. Many sites also include sewer and cable hookups
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Winter storm blowing along Oregon coast, hunkered down at Harris Beach State Park
The winter rain storm system that is slamming the West Coast is really pelting us tonight at Harris Beach State Park, just north of Brookings, Ore. As I write this, it is really, really blowing and the truck and camper are rocking ... love those jacks. It was rain
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Wet, wet, wet along Hwy. 101 through the majestic California Redwoods
The rain and snow storm systems that have been hammering the West Coast the last couple of days have dumped several inches of moisture along Hwy 101 that winds through the California Redwoods.When one is able to enjoy the scenery, the Redwood Highway Scenic Drive, "p
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Morro Bay, just before the storm
Taking advantage of decent driving conditions on Saturday through Southern California's high desert and the Grapevine, we cut west from Frazier Park (off I-5) on a gray line road that skirts the Chumash Wilderness in Los Padres National Forest ... what an incredible lan
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Short visit with RV author Alice Zyetz
Stopped by Jojoba Hills SKP Co-op in Aguanga, Calif., to say hello to RV author Alice Zyetz and get a quick tour of this Escapee RV Club's resort-quality complex. While Jojoba Hills is quite a spread, it was Alice we stopped to see. Alice and I go back to 2006, when
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Stopping by to see a friend near Julian, Calif.
One great convenience of a truck and camper is that it adapts easily to tight, unconventional parking spaces.For a couple of nights the Lance has been tucked into a small stand of oaks between Marcel Robicheaux's straw-bale cottage and a storage shed.Marcel is on staff
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Porta-Bote snug against camper roof
An update on the Porta-Bote saga.Our 10-foot folding fishing boat continues to ride nicely, snugged up against the roof of the Lance camper.It is cinched tightly with nylon web straps to the luggage rack in the rear and forward to attachment points by the air conditio
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