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A Good Year to Visit Canada

Posted by TBUTLER in Tom and Louise on Tour in North America, 30 July 2015 - - - - - - · 61 views
Canada, Exchange Rate, Iceberg and 1 more...

A Good Year to Visit Canada On our way through New Brunswick we encountered a toll road.  I pulled up to the toll booth and asked what the toll would be for us.  The man in the booth said it would be $5.25.  I asked if he could take US money and he said yes.  I handed him a $5.00 bill.  He punched that into his register and laughed, "It looks like I owe you...

Farewell to a Friend

Posted by roadtrekingmike in Roadtreking Blog, 24 July 2015 - - - - - - · 238 views
death of pet, dog goodbye

Farewell to a Friend "How lucky I am to have known someone who was so hard to say goodbye to.” – Anonymous
 
I write this with tears steaming down my face. Our noble friend and companion, Tai, has crossed the Rainbow Bridge – that sappy, mythical but nevertheless comforting place where much-loved pets go to await their masters. He would have been 12 th...

More Great Smartphone Apps for RVers

Posted by italo in J. Dawg Journeys, 19 July 2015 - - - - - - · 368 views
Technology

Earlier this year, I wrote an entry about Ten Great Smartphone Apps for RVers .  It was a popular article with my readers.  My smartphone has become a vital tool for me when I travel.  In the past few months, I’ve added some more apps that have come in very handy while I’m traveling.  So, in this post, I’ll share inf...

Puns and One Liners

Posted by -Gramps- in "Gramps" Blog, 18 July 2015 - - - - - - · 158 views

Puns and One Liners I love puns and one liners. I love blurting them out...regardless of  those in hearing range around me want to hear them or not.  
 
http://www.myrandomv...unsandoneliners

2000 Watt Pure Sign Wave Inverter Install

Posted by Roadzies in Roadschoolers, 11 July 2015 - - - - - - · 382 views
rv, inverter, installation and 4 more...

After several trips of constantly turning on the generator so that the kids could watch TV or my wife could charge her laptop while driving, I finally decided to install an inverter to power the coach with the house batteries. After some research this is what I came up with:
 
* Disclaimer - I am not a mechanical engineer. These are the rantings of a...

Our Motor Home Roof Rehab

Posted by GrampaDennis in GrampaDennis' Blog, 25 June 2015 - - - - - - · 476 views
Roof, Roofing, Roof Coating

Our 1998 Southwind was overdue for a roof rehab - see photos 1 and 2.  The original top layer was almost gone in places and we were having a lot of trouble with chalking and grey streaks forming on our windshield, windows and side panels.
 
I researched various treatments in forums, ads and websites.  I wanted something long-lasting and rel...

Motorhome OR Towable Which is Right for You?

Posted by diyrvguy in DIY RV Guy , 22 May 2015 - - - - - - · 575 views
motorhome, travel trailer and 1 more...

I hear this question often, and the answers vary…
 
“Motorhome or Towable … Which is best for me?”
 
The simple answer is “It Depends…”
 
But…that’s probably not what you want to hear.
 
Honestly it depends on how you answer this 1 simple question…
 ...

Sand Dollar Chapter Rally

Posted by jwiedl in jwiedl's Blog, 15 May 2015 - - - - - - · 360 views
2015 Sand Dollar Rallies

Sand Dollar Chapter Rally 2015 RALLY SCHEDULE
 
October 15-19, 2015
Fair Harbor RV Park
515 Marshallville Rd.
Perry, Ga. 31069
 
November 16-19 2015 
Old Mill Stream RV Resort
1000 N Central Ave.
Umatilla, Fl 32784
 
December 2-6, 2015
Red Gate Campground & RV Resort
136 Red Gate Farms T...

Thor Tuscany XTE

Posted by liedtkekla in liedtkekla's Blog, 23 April 2015 - - - - - - · 360 views

I own a Thor Motor coach, Tuscany XTE, since the purchase in 2014, I have now 4 EMS boards replaced.
My rear A/C turns the compressor of, and it is a frustrating problem.
Does anybody having the same RV experienced that problem?
If you had, please let me know what was been done to fix it.
 
Thanks

Bradford friends find us in VA

Posted by Castle3 in Melvin's Travels, 14 April 2015 - - - - - - · 386 views

Bradford friends find us in VA FL 4-13-15
As we near the end of our winter get away we decided to spend a few days unwinding. Yesterday we took a drive over the mountain to Culpepper VA. It was another beautiful blue sky day. The views from the mountain were spectacular. The balance of the day was spent at our CG enjoying the 70 degree weather.

Today we traveled over the mountain aga...

Review

Posted by huffypuff in Caliente Springs Resort, 24 February 2015 - - - - - - · 550 views
resorts, snow bird, winter

Caliente Spring Resort
 
I stayed at Caliente Springs Resort this winter and at a “State of the Resorts meeting” the management asked for an online review.  They may feel that they have the best resort available but I must say they are brave to ask for an online review with me in the room. 
Caliente Springs Resort is located at...

Our First Blog

Posted by jananddave in Maritime Travels, 03 February 2015 - - - - - - · 528 views

We're planning a summer trip f/ our home in South Carolina to Canada's Maritime Provinces. We'll be traveling in our 39' diesel pusher coach. We've done a fair amount of research but would sure appreciate any helpful ideas or suggestions of places/things to see/do while there. Also, we're a little concerned about the availability of diesel fuel that fa...

New to blogging here.

Posted by eagle43 in eagle43's Blog, 03 January 2015 - - - - - - · 460 views

Just sitting here trying to plan another trip and wondering if I should get involved with blogs and posts. I have reviewed the forums and have learned much as we are new at this since August 2014. Any thoughts or ideas?

Craft and Seminar Info - Indio 2015

Posted by wajames in Western Area Rally News, 11 November 2014 - - - - - - · 547 views

I've attached preliminary listings (Adobe PDF files) of Crafts and Seminars at our Western Area Rally in Indio January 7-11 2015.  The Rally theme for 2015 is "Out of This World"!
 
See you in Indio!
-- Warren F352839

2015 WARE Rally in Yuba City, CA

Posted by donnabetteridge2 in donnabetteridge2's Blog, 29 September 2014 - - - - - - · 855 views

Hi Travelers,
 
I am getting the word out about the upcoming 2015 WARE (Western Area Rally for Escapees)  Rally in Yuba City this coming April 12-16, 2015.   This rally is open to all RVers, and will be located at the beautiful Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Yuba City, CA.  The fairgrounds have 200 electric/water RV sites, with grassy fiel...

From Tampa to Everywhere....

Posted by nsleeper in A Girl, an RV and a Maltese..., 07 September 2014 - - - - - - · 801 views
Right brain and left brain

From Tampa to Everywhere.... One of my favorite things to do is lie on the sofa, close my eyes, and recreate a trip....the miles, the feel of the road, the terrain, the people I see and meet along the way.
 
I started in 2007, no sense pretending my memory is that sharp....so, I'll begin with the most recent..my Labor Day trip to the northeast Georgia mountains to visit an old e...

Cauffield, Lex, Karen, and Maggie

Posted by Cauffield in Cauffield's Blog, 19 August 2014 - - - - - - · 595 views
Road Trip 2014

Karen, Maggie and I spent almost 6 weeks on the road. We traveled to Savannah, Ga., BlackMountain, NC., Williamsburg, Va, New Bethlem,Pa., Knoxville, Tn. and Waynesville, NC., then returned home to Florida.  One of my favorite spots, was Sarah P. Duke Botanical Gardens, Durham, NC. Any of you traveling in that direction should take the morning and sp...

Mountain Hwy.

Posted by washtech in washtech's Blog, 01 August 2014 - - - - - - · 889 views

Good Morning Fellow Travelers:
 
One quick question, I'm considering traveling out to CO and visiting the Durango area. It appears that highway 160 running "west" off of I-25 is the most direct route. Does anyone have any "experience" with this particular highway?
 
Thanks for any input.
 
Washtech

What We Have Been Up To

Posted by AmerEagle07 in Travels with the FMCA Prez, 22 June 2014 - - - - - - · 1,087 views

What We Have Been Up To Since picking up the new motorhome, we went to Jon Walker's lake house in Southern Michigan, to Glamarama in Goshen, IN, then to our spot in Hearthside Grove at Petoskey, MI.
 
We enjoyed our time spent with Jon and Sondra Walker.  We parked at their lake house on Baldwin Lake in Michigan.  There were several things to be done to get things...

The Quest for a REAL CUP OF COFFEE

Posted by PopNDelly in The (mis)ADVENTURES of PopNDelly, 31 May 2014 - - - - - - · 1,929 views

The Quest for a REAL CUP OF COFFEE Downsizing from a 1400 sf townhouse to a 34 ft 7 inch Motorhome was pretty easy. We gave away just about everything - without much hesitation. Unless you count the 10x15 storage unit....... It is full of books and Christmas decor. But no coffee makers reside there.

Pot 1: Cuisinart Grind and Brew coffee maker

It was too big for the counter.
It pulled to...



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