Made it to Tennessee

This trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. Today I’m not driving much with the van, mainly straddling Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia. Mink Creek Boat Ramp Came in late last night after everybody headed home and as usual, I had the whole place to… Continue reading Made it to Tennessee

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?

Digital VanLife & Old Memories

Southeast Georgia This next trip will lead me on a 14-day tour of eastern Alabama, western Georgia and a slice of Tennessee. Today I start as usual from my home base in West-Central Florida and drive several hundred miles north into the state of Georgia. Presidential Flavor Most of the remainder of this first day,… Continue reading Digital VanLife & Old Memories

Florida’s Forgotten History

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 After an exhausting hike, I spent a leisurely afternoon at Tiger Branch trail campsite in the Tosohatchee Wildlife… Continue reading Florida’s Forgotten History

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