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Rv tours from Alaska to Mexico- some we have done and some we would like to do

Heading west to texas – Our north American RV tour

February 14, Valentines Day Mardi Gras , Bourbon Street band, New Orleans Mardi Gras in New Orleans is over and today is Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer, fasting and repentance. It is preceded by Shrove Tuesday and falls on the first day of Lent, the six weeks of penitence before Easter.  Lucky for many of the partiers the season of lent and repentance has begun. There is no coincidence Mardi Gras precedes Ash Wednesday it was planned that way. I’m Read more [...]

Mardi Gras – New Orleans

Mardi Gras, New Orleans Today is February 10, 3 days before Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, plenty of time to check out NOLA before the big day. Ralph drove us to the outskirts of town where we found an $20 secured all day parking spot just west of the French Quarter. Ralph, Lois, Lynda and I spent the next two days exploring the French Quarter enjoying free outside music venues, bar entertainment, and traditional Cajun Food. The food was amazing, our first sample was a seafood platter. Crab Read more [...]

The Florida panhandle – our north american rv tour – 2nd part

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-6639589796439808", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Apalachee Bay at the north end of the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, January 30 – Day 13 – 2nd part of our Great North American RV Tour We said goodbye to our new friends Butch and Judy and left Suwanee16 with fond memories. The weather during our stay on the Suwanee River was pleasant mid 60’s temperatures and one rainy day. A cool morning with Read more [...]

BEGINNING OUR JOURNEY home – Our north american rv tour

One of many Florida sunsets. January 18, 2018 – Thursday Day one of the second part of Our Great North American RV Tour After spending a good portion of the winter in south Florida it’s time to head north and continue our RV tour. We left home, Princeton BC Canada late August 2017, almost 5 months ago, we crossed the border into the US last October almost 4 months ago. We are limited to 6 months in the US for a 12 month period so we need to cross back into Canada before the end Read more [...]

Heading North from Key Largo – Our North American RV Tour

The canal at Key Largo Kampgroud Thursday, November 30 2017 Day 93 Our stay at Key Largo is done, we leave with mixed feelings. The weather during our stay was good and if wasn’t for the bugs, the hurricane damage and the rundown area our experience would have been much better although it was still memorable. From Key Largo we head north back to Clewiston and Crooked Hook RV Park. Lynda and I will spend about 6 weeks here including Christmas and New Years while the rest of the group travel Read more [...]

Camping on the Florida Keys – Our North American RV Tour

A continuation of our North American RV Tour of 2017/2018.
Apologies to my readers............ Lynda and I have been on the road with limited internet access.
 

Friday, November 17 – Day 80
The Florida Keys nights are warm and humid thus keeping our bedroom too warm requiring the air conditioner, I don’t sleep if it’s too warm and unfortunately there is only one window and a fan-less ceiling vent in the bedroom.......... very little cross draft.
Lynda and I spent the morning inside Read more [...]

Heading to the Florida Keys – Our North American RV Tour

Wednesday, November 15 – Day 78
Another sunny humid day greeted Lynda and I as we poked our heads out of the trailer. The A/C ran most of the night waking me several times.
The high humidity covered everything with heavy dew as if a summer storm had passed during the night. The palm tree towering over our trailer shedded huge droplets of dew through the morning.
It has been three and a half months since we left our homes in the northwest, needless to say, my exercise program has been non-existent Read more [...]

Old Town, Spring Hill & Crooked Hook RV Resort – Florida

Sunday, November 12 – Day 75
We woke to partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures, a pleasant morning as we prepared to continue our journey south............ deeper into Florida.
We pulled out of Old Town RV Park around 10 am, today’s drive should be short, about 2 hrs to Spring Hill, Florida and our next boondocker host the Katz family.
Shortly after pulling onto the highway Henry broke radio silence, his truck was overheating. He pulled off the highway into a vacant lot beside a gas station. Read more [...]

From Memphis to Florida – Our Great North American RV Tour

Friday, November 10 – Day 73
It has been said 'the early bird gets the worm', by now we should have enough for fishing, another cool early morning.
Our mechanical issues put us one day behind we need to make up the time or make changes to other destinations. We decided to bite the bullet and put two days of driving into one.
Today’s route begins in Memphis, Tennessee then through Mississippi south to our destination another 'Boondocker Welcome' host in southern Alabama.
The group was anticipating Read more [...]

Graceland & BB King’s Blues Club – Memphis, Tennessee

 

Wednesday, Nov. 8 – Day 71
Cloudy and cool 48 degrees as we pulled out of Bob’s, our 'Boondockers Welcome' host, a much cooler temperature than we’ve experienced on our tour to date. Except for Newfoundland where we woke to frost on the pumpkin a couple of mornings.
 

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We headed north from Watertown to highway I-40 and west toward Nashville. Memphis is about a 4-hr drive Read more [...]