It was hard leaving Big Bend, but the lone wilting piece of scallion and moldy piece of cheese in our fridge did not look appetizing. We headed west towards El Paso, TX and New Mexico. After a resupply trip, we
Our van, or Rewildie, as we sometimes call her, is a 2006 Dodge Sprinter, 140″ wheel base, passenger van. Tig wrote a detailed post about his search and selection criteria here. Although we bought the van back in 2015, it
Short story: We were denied by Mexican authorities to drive our van past the border towns of the hassle free zone. Customs, immigration and the Banjercito. Long story: While getting our ducks in a row to enter Mexico, we noticed
Several years ago we were dinghy-ing back to Wildie, which was anchored in Georgetown. It was dusk and Tig spotted a sailboat ahead of us. “Kid boat,” he said.
There was the first, flip decision to do it, followed by the second, more serious decision to actually do it, and then the long third beginning, composed of weeks of shopping and packing and preparing to do it. –Cheryl Strayed,
We’ve written extensively in the past about our boat-selection process. So now, for my first real post in over two years, I shall explain our van-buying process. Starting from the beginning… The camper van has been a bug in our
So it went down like this: the past couple of winters has been tough…Hanging by the skin of our teeth tough. Here’s how I remember it: 2013 ~ Ice storms, frigid temperatures. What the old timers were saying: “I’ve been
Many years ago, before Tig and I were married, I gave him a card with a picture of a camper van–a cute Westphalia. Inside, I promised to buy him a van someday. Fast forward to a couple years ago. We