Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jerome: America’s Vertical City

High up on the side of a mountain is Jerome, Arizona. When I say on the side of a mountain, I literally mean that. At an elevation of 5,248 feet, Jerome hangs precariously on the 30-degree slope of Cleopatra Hill … Continue reading

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Prescott: Everybody’s Home Town

A little farther afield, but still an easy day trip from Verde Valley is Prescott—the former territorial capital of Arizona. Nestled in a stunning mountain bowl and surrounded by one of the largest ponderosa pine forests in the West, this beautiful … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: July 29

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. RV Evacuation from South Padre Island Cameron County Judge Carlos H. Cascos has ordered a voluntary evacuation of RVs and … Continue reading

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Message from Vogel Talks RVing

This is article # 360 since my first post on August 18, 2010. Thank you for your readership during this time. I will be off-line for up to a week as I enter the hospital later this morning for surgery. … Continue reading

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Another Step Closer to a Flying Motorhome?

A flying motorhome may be part of our new reality sooner than you think—or at least we can all dream. It’s another day, and another flying car. Hopes of the Age of the Flying Car were recently renewed with news … Continue reading

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Capture the Journey: New Camera for RVers

tti, a leading supplier of vehicle plug and play mobile video solutions, released a sporty camera, the tt-i EagleEye earlier this year. The tt-i EagleEye is a lightweight high definition video camera that comes with a mounting bracket that can … Continue reading

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Help Design a Motorhome

Have you ever looked at a recreational vehicle at an RV show or on a dealer’s lot and said, “What were they thinking? They should let me design the next one. I’d show them how to build a better and … Continue reading

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Owning an RV Just Got Harder

Where and when should you be able to park your recreational vehicle at your own home? In your own yard? Along the city street in front of your house? In Burbank, California, owning an RV just got a lot harder. … Continue reading

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Will the Salton Sea Survive?

For decades, the Salton Sea, little more than a half-hour down Highway 111 from Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio, and the other desert cities of the Coachella Valley has lured all sorts of visitors looking to flee civilization for a … Continue reading

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National Geographic Marks Parks Canada Anniversary

To mark Parks Canada’s 100th anniversary as the world’s first national park service, the first complete guide to Canada’s National Parks was recently (July 5) launched at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The Honourable Peter … Continue reading

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