Many of us – perhaps even most of us – want to find an epic, amazing campsite. Every. Single. Time. And why not? After all, camping in incredible places is one of the reasons many of us are nomads.Read more
Is your van or RV too old for full-timing? How old is too old for a van or RV?
This is a question that I am asked frequently. It is a good question too since vans, RVs, and truck/trailer combinations are expensive.
Older vehicles are usually cheaper to purchase, but at what point does a rig become too old? I share my thoughts about this important topic in this episode.Read more
What are the best fall foliage destinations? How do you go about planning for a long road trip? I talk about these questions and more in this inaugural episode of my new podcast, The Robert Witham Show.
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Ayres Natural Bridge was created over time as La Prele Creek eroded a solid rock wall. The result of this erosion is a unique arch formation with La Prele Creek flowing beneath the natural bridge. Ayres Natural Bridge is one of only a few in the world that still has water flowing beneath it.Read more
Wildflower super blooms in the desert occur only about once per decade on average. The last super bloom occurred in 2017 and neither Debra nor I were able to experience it. We were thrilled to learn that another super bloom was underway this spring and promptly drove from the Gulf Coast of Texas to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in California once we finished with the van rebuild project.Read more
The Salton Sea is one of the largest inland seas in the world, and its existence is entirely an accident. While historical records suggest that the sea may have naturally filled and drained repeatedly in the past as the Colorado River shifted course, the sea did not exist at the turn of the last century.Read more
Lightning storms have the potential to be unnerving when you are camped in the mountains. We typically camp in the Bear Lodge Mountains in northeast Wyoming a few times each summer and always enjoy the views and relative solitude. In 2018 we experienced several significant lightning storms while we were in the mountains, and I decided to try capturing some photographs of one storm.Read more
Rocky Mountain National Park is defined by epic views. Waterfalls, sweeping vistas, and rugged mountain peaks are perfectly complemented by spring and early summer wildflowers in the meadows.Read more