Ancient History Camping River Trips

Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande River in Texas

By on November 10, 2016

This is from a river trip I (Dirk) did in November of 2004 in the Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande. The trip was for Adventure Club San Antonio,…

Lifestyle Travel

Don’t Take Your Legs For Granted!

By on November 8, 2016

While we were in Barcelona in July 2016, we stayed with a happy, young guy/old soul named Pau.  He’d just returned to his home country after spending six months…

Camping New Zealand Travel

Franz Josef: Hiking, Hot Pools, and Campfires

By on September 12, 2016

We pulled the Wicked camper van away from the campground at Fiordland National Park and headed toward Fox Glacier, located on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. …

Camping New Zealand Travel

Fiordland National Park in New Zealand is a Must See

By on September 8, 2016

We looked inside the Wicked Camper van, and then we looked at each other and shrugged our shoulders.  Since our sons had joined us for a couple of weeks…

New Zealand Travel

Queenstown: Two Birthdays and Fun All the Time

By on September 5, 2016

A wise uncle once told Dirk, “You can’t just have fun all the time.”  But we had a different idea when we were in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Reunited at the…

New Zealand Travel

Putting the Pen Down for a While in and Around Auckland

By on August 29, 2016

We said, “See ya next year!” to Emm Cee and Jeep in Rotorua, New Zealand, and drove our rental car to Auckland to meet up with Gerard, Steven and…