NOTE: This post is written for comical purposes. The comments in this post should not be relied on as weather safety instructions. Always seek appropriate shelter and safety in inclement weather. Consult the National Weather Service website for official instructions on wind and weather safety. In early January 2017, Sam and I enjoyed some boondocking at Fossil Falls Dry Lake Bed,
Our second ever boondocking experience took place in an area called Fossil Falls Dry Lake Bed. Prior to our visit, I had never heard of this locale, and, initially, we did not even plan to visit here. However, after being forced out of the Alabama Hills area by impending floods, we discovered that Fossil Falls was the next closest free
I want to clear up a few misconceptions about full-time RVing, at least from my perspective and how I see things. Upon mentioning that Brendan and I had decided to begin a new lifestyle of full-time RVing, several people I know mentioned something along the lines of, “you must really enjoy camping.” Others have also referred to our lifestyle as
Alabama Hills is a tract of land near the Eastern Sierra Nevada range, west of Lone Pine, CA, that is characterized by a variety hills and curious rock formations. The land is protected and managed by the Bureau of Land Management for conservation and public recreation. The Alabama Hills were our first official boondocking experience during our new life as
Brendan and I began our journey of fulltime RVing on December 15, 2016. Our “maiden voyage” was essentially a cross-country sprint, as we traveled from our hometown in New Jersey to California in under 10 days. So you could basically say that our trip didn’t formally begin until we arrived in California. However, since the entire purpose of racing to
My wife and I began our new lives as full-time US travelers in mid-December 2016 with an immediate cross country sprint to California, since we wanted to begin our travels by spending the winter months in southern California. Ideally, we would have chosen to disembark for our travels in spring, maybe summer, or any time of year with warmer weather.
We have a confession to make. We were a bit dishonest about what our first day on the road looked like. While we had responded to curious friends and family that our first day was going “Great!”, “Incredible!”, “So much fun!”, and “Awesome!”, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Because the truth is that our first day was awful. A combination of several
So, where to begin?! What started the idea for this crazy expedition, you might ask? If I had to define an answer to this question, it would look something like this… There are multiple factors which led to the idea for this journey and multiple factors which led to the execution of the idea for this journey. To summarize this,