Sweet Alabama

North West Alabama This trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. U.G. White Mercantile For over a century, farmers, cotton mill workers and businessmen purchased horse drawn plows, cast iron skillets and everything in between at the historic U.G. White Mercantile in Athens, Alabama.… Continue reading Sweet Alabama

Amazing Waterfalls

Northern Alabama This trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. Lots of hiking today, a short trail to a well-visited Kinlock Falls, a longer one to Caney Creek Falls where I had the falls to myself (and Joey). Then there was a Native American… Continue reading Amazing Waterfalls

Taste of Van Living

Northern Alabama This trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. This day is filled with hikes to three different waterfalls of the Bankhead National Forest in Alabama and a quick stop at one of the oldest churches of the state. It’s the heart of… Continue reading Taste of Van Living

Waterfall, Covered Bridges and a Shrine

Northern Alabama This trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. A day full of covered bridges, a secret Shrine and most notably, an impressive waterfall, accessible by a tedious trail. At the end of the day I find a great boondocking spot in the… Continue reading Waterfall, Covered Bridges and a Shrine

Am I A Wimp?

eastern Alabama This trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. Eufaula NWR After quiet night at the Rood Creek Landing campsite, located in the Eufaula NWR in Georgia, I drive a short distance to a part of this wildlife refuge that lies within the… Continue reading Am I A Wimp?

4 Florida Hikes

Permanent Vanlife is still about one year away, so I decided to get a feel for it, by planning multiple one-week trips in the van, throughout the US Southeast. This time I visit South Florida. South Florida Jones/Hungryland WEA campsite Today is a day full of hikes, that starts out at the Jones/Hungryland WEA. With… Continue reading 4 Florida Hikes

Monuments, Statues & Memorials

Permanent Vanlife is still about one year away, so I decided to get a feel for it, by planning multiple one-week trips in the van, throughout the US Southeast. This time I visit South Florida. South Florida Boondocking Campsite I found a great boondocking spot in the center of the Everglades and woke up without… Continue reading Monuments, Statues & Memorials

South Florida Vanlife, History & Nature

Permanent Vanlife is still about one year away, so I decided to get a feel for it, by planning multiple one-week trips in the van, throughout the US Southeast. This time I visit South Florida. South Florida Venice Boondocking On this second day of this trip through South Florida, I wake up on the parking… Continue reading South Florida Vanlife, History & Nature