Category Archives: Campgrounds

TWO MORE HOT DAYS AT SUMNER LAKE, NM JUNE 26-27, 2018

Neither of us set an alarm and we overslept.  Perhaps because it was so quiet.  There’s no vehicles rumbling past at all hours, no hordes of barking dogs, no fire alarm sirens going off.  It’s just leaves rustling and birds … Continue reading

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A QUICK, HOT TRIP TO SUMNER LAKE, NM

I think we’ve had a whole month of above 100 temperatures.  It was driving us snarky so we thought to get away from the heat.  We packed up the 5th wheel on Monday and headed toward Sumner Lake, maybe 4-5 … Continue reading

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CAMPFIRE DURING A BURN BAN

Watching and listening to the Mescalero fire it reminds me of what I saw on June 4th when I made a day trip to my favorite spot in the mountains.  Yep, someone built a fire during a burn ban.  I … Continue reading

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STORING ANY VAN PLACE I CAN

A 17-foot van doesn’t leave much room for storing stuff.  Time to start looking beyond cabinets and all the van cubbies. Typically I won’t be using the microwave unless I’m at a campground with electricity.  So until I do, cloth … Continue reading

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WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT TAKING A TRIP USING KOAS

After spending seventeen days on the road during our East Coast trip, sixteen of those at KOAs, we believe we can be called experts on the business. On the way to North Carolina we took Interstate 40 and on the … Continue reading

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DAY 6, EAST COAST TRIP. TO CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE

Well, this KOA has won our award as loudest night so far.  It’s hard to ignore sound when you can see the cars zipping by a mere 200 yards away.  I swear the sound hits the front of the 5er … Continue reading

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DAY 5, EAST COAST TRIP. TO HURRICANE MILLS, TENNESSEE

[Hitch jamming seems to be a normal part of RVing.  Thanks to Barney for giving me a link to a no jam hitch suggestion.  But I can’t find it so can you give me another link?] I noticed Margo peeking … Continue reading

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