Tag Archives: Camping

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An Addendum to “The Downside of Living in an RV”

It seems like I forgot a couple of things when I drafted my post “The Downside of Living in an RV:”1.  When one or both of you get sick 🙁  The Captain and I both […]

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Snow birding 101: When Weather Happens

We’ve had some rainy, chilly and very windy days here in Marathon, and it’s no fun to be cooped up in the trailer for days when it rains or the winds are blowing at 10 […]

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Snowbirding 101: What Type of Snowbird Are You?

The Captain and I are new at snow birding (which is defined as people from the northern U.S. and Canada who travel south to warmer climates, such as Florida, Arizona, Southern California, the Caribbean, etc. […]

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Camping At Assateague – National Park Side

I camped from August 9-15 in Assateague Island on the national park side with a girlfriend. Once again, the Captain drove the travel trailer out to our camp site, set everything up and then left. […]

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Glamping: Assateague State Park

Late last month, my Mom and I went “glamping” (glamour camping) in Assateague State Park.  This was my first experience camping on the state side of Assateague.  All of my prior camping experiences were in […]

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From the Keys to Ft. Myers

 (Campsite at Koreshan State Historic Site) All good things must come to an end. We reluctantly left the Keys on Wednesday morning, and headed north (on our way home, eventually) to the west coast of Florida, […]

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The Manatee in Marathon

The sunsets were amazing in Marathon, and along with the stunning colors of the evening, those of us that gathered along the water’s edge each evening were also treated to some other amazing sitghts of […]

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RV Park Life Snowbird Style

(We used zip ties and two straw mats attached to the side of the awing to provide some much needed shade from the afternoon sun.  We got the idea from a camper next to us). […]

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The Man and the Shark

Sunset anywhere in the Keys is a pretty big deal. You don’t have to be in Mallory Square in Key West, with all of the vendors and entertainers to enjoy a superb sunset. Yesterday, I […]

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Seeking out the Manatees

A few years ago while I was in Florida, I read an article on Blue Spring State Park, which has many wonderful amenities, one of which includes a hot spring.  Blue Spring is the largest […]

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