RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 14: Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia

RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 14: Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia

This is the 14th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis‘ ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Arizona near the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada. "We finished our stay in the Maritimes by spending a little time on the Bay of Fundy and found it a lot more interesting than I anticipated.  I vaguely remember thinking the last time we were near it that I commented that I did not
RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 13: Looking back on fascinating camping neighbors

RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 13: Looking back on fascinating camping neighbors

This is the 13th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis‘ ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Rio Rico, Ariz., reflecting on fellow campers at a Newfoundland Provincial Park. "I wandered over to Randolph and Emma's site when I heard music and singing," wrote Kevin in an email.  Randolph "is 80 years old and started to learn how to play guitar when he was 70.  He told me he had
RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 12: Feeling the hint of Autumn in Nova Scotia

RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 12: Feeling the hint of Autumn in Nova Scotia

This is the 12th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis' ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Rio Rico, Ariz., back in Nova Scotia. "After six days of waiting for truck parts to be delivered," writes Kevin, "it felt great to get back on the road. We were fortunate that the Ford dealer in Stephensville, Newfoundland, let us have a loaner vehicle so we could explore the area and not
RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 11: Costs-camping reasonable, food pricey, fuel high

RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 11: Costs-camping reasonable, food pricey, fuel high

This is the 11th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis' ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Rio Rico, Ariz., about ready to leave Newfoundland for Nova Scotia. They take a few minutes to reflect on the practical costs of the trip. "Provincial Parks in Canada are the equivalent of State Parks in USA. We have generally found them to be desirable places to stay. The camp sites are g
RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 10: Truck troubles in Newfoundland

RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 10: Truck troubles in Newfoundland

This is the 10th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis' ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ This post finds Kevin and Janie Justis of Rio Rico, Ariz., with truck troubles and only a few days left in Newfoundland. "It has been a great experience being in Newfoundland," writes Kevin, "but is ending on an off note. After our last transit day we were stocking up on groceries when our truck’s check engine light came lit up.
RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 5: Sunset on Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada
This is the 5th installment of Kevin and Janie Justis' ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ "The sun has set on our very pleasant and memorable time of almost two weeks on the Gaspe Peninsula," writes Kevin Justis of Rio Rico,
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RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 4: A few unwanted bumps along vacation's highways
This is the fourth posting of the photos and impressions of Kevin and Janie Justis as they meander along their 'Summer-Autumn of 2017's Grand RVing Tour of Canada's Maritime Provinces. "This is obviously not my usual attempt at a pretty photo but it does illustrate t
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RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 3: Land’s End on the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada
This is the third installment of Kevin and Janie Justis' ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ The photo (at left) is of a lighthouse at Land’s End on the Gaspe Peninsula, in Quebec, according to Kevin Justis of Rio Rico, Az.
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RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 2: The Gaspe Peninsula, Cap Chat in Quebec, Canada
This is the second installment of Kevin and Janie Justis' ‘Summer of 2017’s Grand RVing Tour of Canada’s Maritime Provinces.’ "We left Quebec City about a week ago and started our relationship with Highway 132, the two lane road that follows the St. Lawre
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RVing the Maritimes with Kevin & Janie Justis, part 1: Micro brew stop in Quebec City in Quebec, Canada
Off and on over the next few weeks, we'll be posting some of the photos and impressions of Kevin and Janie Justis as they wind through their 'Summer of 2017's Grand RVing Tour of Canada's Maritime Provinces.' They crossed into Quebec City, Quebec, Canada from Maine,
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Free National Park Entry Day on Friday, Aug. 25
The National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act. Each year, the NPS works with partners to celebrate this anniversary. In addition to numerous special events, all parks waive entrance fe
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RVers gather in Corvallis, Oregon for Solar Eclipse
Nine of us gathered in Corvallis, Ore., to experience the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. Our friends Tom Bombadil and Kathy Clunes invited us to dry camp at their place to witnessed this once-in-a-lifetime event when the Moon passed be
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Historic district's public murals fun for traveling families, solos looking for an RV Short Stop
In a former life I was an arts writer for a mid-sized daily  newspaper, and I always had a fondness for large-scale outdoor murals. Maybe it is because one doesn't need a museum membership or fat wallet in order to view and appreciate an amazing artistic undertaking. N
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RVing couple aiming to hit all 645 Cracker Barrels
Some folks dream of camping in all of America's National Parks; others have RV trips to Alaska or the Canada's Maritime Provinces on their Bucket List. But one couple, Ray and Wilma Yoder, an 80-year-old RVing pair from Indiana, want to visit all the 645 Cracker Bar
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Airstream International Serenity, part 4 -- Smooth towing, snap to park
The Airstream's lightweight aerodynamic construction results in "easier towing than a traditional box trailer," reports Oregon RVer Carl Tipton, "whether I'm traveling up or down mountains, or maneuvering through a campground." Airstream has designed a number of smal
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