The RV Podcast
About This Show
Award-winning journalist Mike Wendland travels North America in Recreational Vehicle, reporting about the interesting people and places he meets, offering RV and camping tips, tapping into his network of RV reporters, reviewing the latest in traveling technology and discovering destinations you'll want to put on your bucket list.
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Episode 145: The Power of a Dream
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Episode 145: The Power of a Dream This week in our interview of the week, we meet Alicia Crabbe, a retired woman and solo traveler who is living her dream as a guide and naturalist, leading people on hikes and wilderness experiences for an organization known as Road Scholar, which is a not for profit group dedicated to providing educational travel. It offers 6,500 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. And while Alicia, who everyone calls “Lish,” has a dream job of working much of the year at Yellowstone National Park, her story is one about the power of a dream. In her case, it was a dream that involved traveling the country by RV and experiencing nature in all its marvelous beauty. She began living it at retirement, after leaving a long professional career. Lish’s story is one of inspiration and joy, all focused on the RV lifestyle. Plus Jennifer and I answer your RV questions, we have the RV news of the week, RV Tips and a great offf the beaten path report. MONOLOGUE Mike and Jennifer share their current location, near Glacier National Park and how much they love this area of the country. We’re here on one of our Roadtreking gatherings, periodic get-togethers in awesome locations for photography and exploration. About 50 Roadtrekers in some 30 different RV’s and towables are with us, staying at the Chewing Blackbones Campground and RV Resort on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, right outside the park gates. JENNIFER'S TIP OF THE WEEK The saga of making the interior of our RVs dark continues. Regular listeners know that we’ve been tossing around various ideas for covering up or reducing the light levels of the various LEDs, indicators and operational lights that shine from control panels while we are trying to sleep at night. We’ve talked about several solutions but a listener named Jan, who started the whole discussion a few weeks ago, has settled on a solution that works for her – and may very well also work for you. Liz explains how she uses small felt patches and sick-on Velcro to cover up the lights. Edit And for the rest of you out there in the audience, be sure to send me your tips and suggestions for the RV lifestyle. You can use the “Leave Voicemail” link at Roadtreking.com. Just click it and then use the built-
Rated 5 out of
Great show, especially if considering buying RV!
We've recently discovered this podcast and have learned so much from the show. Hosts seem gracious and maybe even people I would be friends with if they were my neighbors. I love the RV maintenance tips and info on wifi options on the road, solar tech, and other interesting bits. My husband and I are in learning phase and getting ready to purchase a Class B. We are 28 & 35 yro, maybe early on RVing lifestyle, but love the idea of roaming free and seeing the country. We look forward to being on the road soon and really appreciate your show Mike & Jennifer.
Date published: 2016-03-17
Rated 3 out of
Interesting Concept for RVing Info
I've listened to parts of some of the episodes. Its a new way to learn about RVing. Its an interesting concept. Runs like a radio show about RVing. Can be a little long and wordy but there's some good stuff here
Date published: 2014-10-22
Rated 5 out of
I do enjoy this Podcast and the Roadtreking.com
great content and as some else said 'just like setting around a campfire!'
Great Blog at Roadtreking.com and the Podcast is a great addition
Date published: 2014-10-15
Rated 5 out of
This is a Great Show!!!
Love this show! It's like gatherng around a campfire and swapping RV stories. Really helpful info and advice, I wish it was daily instead of weekly!!!!!
Date published: 2014-10-09
Rated 1 out of
Was not able to view this show. :(
Nothing happened when we clicked on the link. :(
Date published: 2014-10-10