Category: California

The Lost Coast Trail

May 15 – 17, 2022, California. King Range NCA first appeared on my radar a few years ago when I was planning a trip up the California. I was looking for free or cheap places to camp and wasn’t coming…

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The Lunchbox Museum

May 10, 2022, Nice California. It is always fun to have friends with cool connections. When we were visiting our friends Tom and Beth in Lake County, California we found out that they were good friends with the owners of…

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Big Sur

May 1 – May 5, 2022. Big Sur wasn’t on my radar at all until we started traveling across the US. That’s when I started reading about it in van life groups. I was intrigued even though I wasn’t really…

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Channel Islands National Park

April 27, 2022. Channel Islands National Park is free to visit, and has stunning views, super cute wildlife, and endemic species that you won’t see anywhere else in the world. Yet they are one of the 25% of least visited…

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Nomad Life April 2022

April was all about getting ready to travel north – to Alaska! Our first task was to sell El Burro. Things between Greg and I went really well during our two months in Mexico so while we were there we…

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Valley of Names

February 7 & 8, 2021. I had heard (and read) that a 4WD was required to get to the Valley of Names. We had first come to know about the site, 1200 acres of barren land where people go to…

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Keeping Warm

December 25, 2020 – February 6, 2021. We didn’t have much of a plan for this winter. After doing lots of planning during 2020 I was more than ready to not think too much about where to go next. We…

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Rush to the Southwest

February 2 – 16, 2020. We are so lucky. We have a nine-pack of toilet paper. I have bought TP twice this year. I know because I keep meticulous track of everything we buy. If my numbers are correct, we…

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Greetings from California

March 25 – April 7, 2019. Recently someone on one of my traveling Facebook groups asked the question, “How do you decide where to go?” She was just beginning her journey and felt a little overwhelmed by all the incredible…

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Many Moons Ago Monday – Joshua Tree

This post is a Many Moons Ago Monday — which means the events that we are presenting here today are not current, they actually happened many moons ago. In this post we pick up after we left Borrego Springs in…

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