Boondocking Reality #1

One must have water!   Part of boondocking (which is cheaper than upscale campgrounds) is giving up electricity and water.   Fortunately our campsite is near a water faucet. Jim came up with a clever way to funnel the water into the water inlet of the camper.  Jim figures that he carried 108 pounds of water on… Continue reading Boondocking Reality #1

Oops

Did I say practice run?   It’s a good thing because of course we forgot stuff!   Firewood is not easily found here in the woods.   Of course the ranger station is out.   Always have some as a backup plan.   Just remember you cannot take It across state lines. Then there’s the dry bag for the canoe… Continue reading Oops

A Boondocking We Will Go

After much preparation we are off to Juniper Springs and Alexander Springs for a much needed spring break. We will be practicing boondocking some more to prep us for the long summer trip.   We created checklist which should hopefully have prevented many forgotten items. Except for the tiny bungee cords to hold together the canoe… Continue reading A Boondocking We Will Go

Northward Bound this Summer

I said we had a plan!  And what an adventurous plan it is.  At this writing our summer will consist of approximately 3500 miles, at least 12 reserved campgrounds, hiking, swimming, canoeing, train riding (and dinner in a train car, if Lesa gets her way) and of course lots of campfires and marshmallows.  I will… Continue reading Northward Bound this Summer