I can hardly open Instagram these days without seeing a photo of another vintage trailer restoration or a skoolie conversion in progress. What fun! With this trend obviously growing, we hope this cautionary article might be timely and helpful.
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Whether you are a rookie or have been camping in RV’s for years, you can make a mistake now and then. Even I have made foolish mistakes, and I’ve been RV’ing for several years now.
Whether you are a rookie or have been camping in RV’s for years, you can make a mistake now and then. Even I have had foolish errors in judgement, and I’ve been RV’ing for several years now.
Whether you are a rookie or have been camping in RVs for years, you can make a mistake now and then. Sometimes you just don’t know any better. Sometimes you get out of sync with your routine. Even experts get complacent or forgetful.
Years ago, on our first RV trip, we found ourselves boondocking on BLM land in Arizona in a place that fits the description, “the middle of nowhere”. The story of what happened there is one I’ve often repeated since – whenever we’re asked if we've feared for our safety or had any bad experiences when camped so far from civilization.
If you're concerned or hesitant to join as a host or to become a guest, we hope a bit of knowledge will help.
It's summertime and boondocking is easy and free - until we need to run the A/C!
Boondocking is camping without hookups. Yet 80% of Boondockers Welcome hosts generously offer electric, water, or both. Let's be sure hosts know how much we travelers appreciate this option!