Monthly Archives: December 2014

Mimosas, Monarchs, Sun & Surf

A quiet Christmas Day but we made up for it on Boxing Day! Driving through the quaint and very rich town of Carmel-by-the-Sea (what recession?) we made our way to Pacific Grove – “Butterfly Town, USA” and started the day with … Continue reading

Posted in California, Full-Time RV'ing, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach | 6 Comments

Hwy 1 South – “It’s Official – “

Mendocino, CA to Bodega Bay, CA 102 miles 6 hours!     Hairpin turns, narrow lanes, S-curves; sheer cliffs to the ocean and, in places, cliffs on the land side. We needed to go slow, take our time and pull … Continue reading

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Christmas in Carmel, CA

  …has a nice ring to it don’t you think? We wanted to stay in Santa Barbara but there was no room at the Inn. The few RV parks around there did not meet our expectations.

Posted in Bodega Bay, California, Carmel, Cupertino, Full-Time RV'ing, Napa, San Francisco | 6 Comments

Is it going to smell?

Our 1st stop on Hwy 101 was actually in the wrong direction!  We had to go about 10 miles North of Florence, OR to get to the Sea Lion Caves.  “Chuck – We have to go – but is it … Continue reading

Posted in Full-Time RV'ing, Oregon | 3 Comments

Amazing Flying Machines!

I’ve always been fascinated by the elusive, eccentric and very rich Howard Hughes. My fascination with Mr. Hughes rekindled with the release of the 2004 bio-pic The Aviator depicting his career as legendary director and aviator from the late 1920’s … Continue reading

Posted in Full-Time RV'ing, McMinnville, Oregon | 1 Comment

“OR-UH-GUN” – What I didn’t know until we came here…

We left Junction City yesterday morning (Tuesday the 16th). The warranty work was finished on Thursday, December 11th – 1 week after checking in. They told us we could stay as long as we wanted as everyone had their eye … Continue reading

Posted in California, Full-Time RV'ing, Oregon | 4 Comments

Warranty service and a free set-up. Is anything really free?

Junction City, Oregon – population 5,640 – with one of the biggest RV dealers I have ever been to.  The town should actually be named “Guaranty”.  There is the Guaranty RV dealer, Guaranty Human Resources, Guaranty Chevrolet Dealer, Guaranty Used … Continue reading

Posted in Coach Repairs, Full-Time RV'ing, Junction City, Oregon, RV Travel Tales | 1 Comment

Seattle – Short but Sweet!

SEATTLE – SHORT BUT SWEET! A mere 40 hours in Seattle with 16 of them sleeping – what a shame! We stayed 2 nights at Maplegrove RV Resort, 12417 Hwy 99, Everett, WA ($48.96/nite)  – 20 minutes north of the … Continue reading

Posted in Full-Time RV'ing, Seattle, Washington State | 3 Comments

They love us at Customs!

What is it about border crossings and customs agents that makes me crazy?  I know we all have our own personal stories that we love to share.

Posted in Border Crossing, Customs, Full-Time RV'ing, Washington State | 2 Comments

Step It Up!

This mechanical marvel is equipped with self-levelling steps that automatically adjust for different heights and you simply – open the door and the steps come out (deploy) and close the door and they come in (retract).  When stopped and parked … Continue reading

Posted in Coach Repairs, Full-Time RV'ing, RV Travel Tales | 2 Comments