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Before I went into Big Bend NP, I spent the weekend exploring Terlingua. Terlingua is one of the few towns bordering the park and is considered a “ghost town” even though people are inhabiting the place.

Big Bend, Chapter 6 (good stuff)

In my last post, we covered the not always fun part of exploring new places, logistics. Now I’d like to talk about some of the must see and do’s that I discovered during my 2 weeks in Big Bend.

Big Bend, Chapter 5 (Logistics)

Linda and Grinnell said they would come check on me to make sure I had made it to my next campsite safely, and that’s just what they did. I wasn’t settled for long, before I saw their bad ass adventure mobile bumping down the… Continue Reading “Big Bend, Chapter 5 (Logistics)”

Big Bend, Chapter 4

Since I was staying another night in Chisos Basin, I decided I better make the best of it and do a hike! I hopped on the Window Trail and it did not disappoint.

Big Bend, Chapter 3

Grinnell is a wizard problem solver. He’s innovative and seems to be the type of person that enjoys a challenge. When Linda clued him in to some of the issues I was having with Mander, he didn’t hesitate to offer to take a look.… Continue Reading “Big Bend, Chapter 3”

Big Bend, Chapter 2

I made it through the harrowing drive to Chisos Basin Campground, then started winding my way around the very narrow campground road looking for a spot that could accommodate Mander.

Big Bend, Chapter 1

Big Bend is one of the largest, most remote and least visited National Parks in the U.S. Seems fitting that it would be the first National Park I drove Mander to. I certainly don’t have a history of choosing the path most commonly traveled.… Continue Reading “Big Bend, Chapter 1”

Last Little Austin Bits

Hey readers! We’re almost out of Austin and on to new adventures! Just a couple more things to wrap up. The first thing is a topic I get asked about ALL. THE. TIME. How do I earn money on the road?