I put a pot of soup on the stove to warm and then stepped out of the RV briefly. While outside, the soup boiled over and Ed removed the pot from the burner. I returned a minute later to the RV to see a mess of soup on the stove and immediately began to clean it up using Windex and paper towelling. Next thing I knew, the paper towelling was on fire. Fortunately, the water faucet was … [Read more...]
Find out where Rosalind has been lately and what trouble she's managed to get herself into!
Here are our proposed routings south and northbound for this winter. Click here to see the southbound map on Google Maps... and here is the link for the northbound map. View Larger Map View Larger Map … [Read more...]
The first 10 days of our trip was hellish, but fun --- in a freakish kind of way. :-) Four days prior to our scheduled November 2nd departure for points south, I came down with a humdinger of a cold and dutifully spent 2 days in bed attempting to ward off a nasty case of bronchitis. Apparently, two days wasn't nearly sufficient rest, as I'm still spewing, hacking and dripping 2 weeks on. That … [Read more...]
Rather than drive Highway 6/Highway 97 back to Penticton from McDonald Creek, we opted to split the drive in two and took the Slocan Valley route, spending the last night of our Kootenay Camping trip at the Kootenay River RV Kampground in Castlegar. The campground is right at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers, in sight of the bridge and Robson Rock. Better yet, it's located … [Read more...]
After getting the new inverter and solar panels on our 5th wheel installed, we decided the best place to test the system out would be at McDonald Creek Provincial Park in British Columbia's West Kootenays. If you've done any camping in B.C.'s interior provincial parks, you know that means NO hook-ups --- no electricity, water or sewer --- at the site. At McDonald Creek they go that 'extra … [Read more...]