Friday, June 11, 2010

Winnebago Hiatus

With my earthly resources being somewhat limited, I've chosen not to put my 1975 Winnebago Brave on the road this season. The reasons are many; firstly, it's not really in running condition. I think it's simply carburetor neglect, but it might be something as significant as the timing chain. Secondly, we have no sedentary, "stay in one place" camping plans for this summer, as individual family member schedules are not aligning in that way. Thirdly, I directed my discretionary spending towards an engine for my VW Camper, largely due to the often daily need for a second vehicle. Therefore Winnie sits in solitude but not in neglect. She's so simple, and in the meantime I'll use her for overflow, emergency stationary bug-out facility, etc. Admittedly, VW camping will be more akin to "cramping" compared to Winnie's biscuit box spacious prowess, but a little compromise is often good for the wallet :)

Trailer Trash

With a 16 foot camper, space is always at a premium and it takes effort to "travel light" as it were. Sometimes, it's nice to ...

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