Category Archives: Camping

Mysteries of the Louisiana Swamp Lands

Situated in and around Louisiana is a string of swamplands, which are home to some of the most versatile groupings of wildlife in the country. This Southern locale is also just as well-known for its musical heritage, amazing food and mysterious bayous, all of which make it one of the ideal destinations for travelers looking […]

A Retired, Single RV’er Travels

For some 30 years I practiced law in Mesa, Arizona. (Please don’t hold that against me. I really wasn’t a very good lawyer.) When I was about to turn 62 years old and collect social security I decided to quit my practice and go camping. I already owned a Coleman tent-camper and a small pick-up. […]

The Three Different Types of Poodles

Poodles are divided into three different varieties, the standard, miniature, and toy. The American Kennel Club, a leading authority on dog breeds, delineates the varieties by size. Standard poodles must be over 15 inches at the highest points of their shoulders. Miniature poodles are defined as 15 inches or less at the highest point on […]

Archaeology’s Contributions to the Lewis and Clark Trail

ARCHAEOLOGY’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL Archaeology has faced special challenges in identifying campsites on the trail, but has benefited from recent advances in technology. Unlike a Civil War battlefield or a visit to a historic antebellum house, the expedition’s route yields very little physical evidence. Lewis and Clark campsites have been difficult […]

5 Secrets To Finding Great Cabin Rentals in Texas

Enjoying a rustic trip in the Lone Star State means knowing how to navigate cabin rentals in Texas. Getting out in the great wide open spaces of Texas, for many people, means having to deal with poorly constructed tents, really bad coffee, and trying to get comfortable sleeping on the ground regardless of what’s between […]

Fishing Canyon Lake, Texas

Impounded: 1964, Canyon Lake is On the Guadalupe River near Austin Texas, 15 miles north of New Braunfels, Comal County Texas Surface area: 8,308 acres Maximum depth: 125 feet Canyon Lake is great for the whole family. There are 15 RV Parks, Campgrounds with 30 amp and 50 amp hookups. Canyon Lake camping rates are […]

SCA Camping Gear- What it’s all about

If you know a little about the 17th century then you are probably aware of the rough conditions back then. Back then, they had very little to sleep on or in. Now days the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international organization dedicated to research and re-creating the arts and skills of the pre-17th-century […]