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Age: 55-65

Member since May 2014

Retired, low maintenance international traveler, usually solo.

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A few words that describe my world: dogs, coffee, cattle, foothills, mountains, San Francisco, coffee, camping, desert, coffee, Alaska, Mediterranean countries, world travel, coffee, good conversation (with a cup of coffee), laughing but also can be pensive & reflecting.

As for travel, I know how to travel internationally on the cheap. Here in the states, I have no use for an RV park. Would rather find a forest access road and a turnoff or space in someone's driveway or orchard - I don't like being awakened in the middle of the night by someone with a 3' flashlight in their hands. I love to meet other travelers, but pride myself In being low maintenance. Actually, my definition of boondocking is just that, a no hassle arrangement to be able to park & low key camp for a night or two. But if you want the best Sunday Gravy (Italian style) or Chicken with Mustard Mascarpone Marsala Sauce on occasion I can accommodate.

I have a folding bicycle (Brompton) to trek around wherever I am. Here's my travel blog if you find yourself with time to waste - trust me, it's way out of date & a total dither:

Skills & Expertise to Share

Cooking is half the fun, eating is the other half!!! I am reasonably computer / web savvy, graphic & writing skills, rough carpentry skills, Italian plaster.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Anywhere I am - mountains, coast, L.A. Or S.F. Or places in between.

jrfromafar's Hometown

I live in Visalia and a have foothill ranch in Exeter, on the way to Sequoia National Park. I cannot always accommodate boondockers at my home, but I have a great place at the ranch.

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jrfromafar's Rig

2014 Ford F250 Super Cab 4x4 with an 8' Alaskan Camper 21' length. Normally I won't need any hookups. Like I said, I'm low maintenance :)