Entries by Richard

RV Haulers

I haven’t seen one. Not in the real world. Only in videos. Until a few weeks ago, I didn’t even know that there was an active RV community around this concept of using a heavy duty truck tractor to tow a fifth wheel. A typical RV Hauler rig might look like this: This photo is […]

Skeeters Part Two

Skeeters. AKA mosquitoes. AKA blood sucking predators. At the start of dusk, we had no choice but to retreat indoors. And those mosquitoes that followed us in, or found other ways to get into the coach, would feed on us throughout the night. That annoying, high-pitched whine. Makes my skin tingle just writing about it. […]

Ventana Loses Control

Mountain roads can be beautiful and dangerous. Especially when driving a large motorhome. U.S. 12 is one such road. When you cross the Idaho-Montana border, the highway follows a river. Mountains, curved roads, rivers. What could go wrong? This is what the road looks like. And this is what can happen if you lose control […]

Luxury RV Rentals

I asked Lorraine this question the other day: “How much do you think it would cost to rent a luxury RV” “About $200 a day?” A bit on the low side. My friends at Hearthside Grove sent me the following: RV… motorcoach… luxury travel. It’s the wonderful world you experience at Hearthside Grove and as […]

Newmar Versus Prevost

Marathon versus Essex. Two great coaches. I have friends with a Marathon coach. And I have friends with an Essex. These two luxury coaches are significantly apart in terms of their asking price. This Marathon, coach number 1303, lists for $2.2 million USD, or $3 million CAD. Ouch. A Newmar Essex starts at around $770,000 […]