The time we lived in Texas for 3 months

After 15 blogs about our life adventures down in Texas, it is so hard to sit here and summarize this amazing trip. There are so many great stories and life experiences that were had over the last 3.5 months, how does one just say “we did this and now we are done“....

Texas in the Rearview

We departed Meredith Lake before the wind picked up and pit-stopped in Dumas for “cheap” diesel. Ruby was running on fumes and needed a big fill – took about an hour to fill up her main tank and slip tank…for a measly $1500 US! From there we started climbing in...

Cowboys and Canyons in the Texas Panhandle

The entire month of March we were camped near or along lakes and/or oceans where the daytime high was an average of 33C and nighttime of 18C. Heading north up towards Amarillo area meant that we were going to climb in altitude, so day and night temps were changing– I...

A dud in the desert

Laredo was not our favourite. It’s a bordertown, which is fine, but next time we will plan better – we kind of got lazy with planning, once we decided that we liked to stay longer at campgrounds, and we figured since we were going to a state park, there should be lots...

Birds and Boars on the Rio Grande

We were not sad to see South Padre Island in our rear view mirror (although we don’t actually have a rear view mirror in Ruby). It was starting to get a bit too busy for us on the Island. Happy to roll down Highway 2 through southern Texas heading towards the famous...