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Climate a Key Factor in Planning an RV Camping Trip

RV camping styles and activities vary with location and climate. Climate is a key factor in the planning and enjoyment of a camping trip. Research the location to be aware of the type of climate and weather you’re likely to … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island: From Camping to the Carnegies

Explore Georgia’s Cumberland Island to witness the beauty of natural wilderness and historical intrigue. A trip to Cumberland Island can satisfy your mind’s curiosity with its historical secrets or relax it with tranquil scenery. Cumberland is one of the largest … Continue reading

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Vistabule Revisited: The Ultimate Teardrop Trailer

In early 2013, I reported on the launch of the Vistabule Teardrop Trailer, a model specifically designed for small car towing. One year later, I reported that Minnesota Teardrop Trailer has sold 20 and is adding more employees to keep … Continue reading

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Palo Pinto Mountains State Park: Newest State Park In Texas

In earlier reports in Vogel Talks RV, I reported that Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) was proceeding with the acquisition of 3,331 acres in Palo Pinto and Stephens Counties for future development and operation as a new state park in … Continue reading

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Grand Texas Theme Park Construction Begins

In an earlier article on Vogel Talks RVing, I reported that Northeast Houston will soon be home to the Grand Texas Theme Park, the area’s newest amusement park and upscale RV Park. Grand Texas—the future 610-acre sports and entertainment district … Continue reading

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RVing in my Tilley Hat

RV travel is about seeing new places, experiencing life from a different perspective, taste testing local cuisine, making new friends, experiencing a random moment, and enjoying my good looking and highly functional Tilley hat. Even though they are supremely endurable … Continue reading

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Naelgeria Fowleri: A Waterborne Disease

Naegleria fowleri is a brain-eating amoeba that lives in warm freshwater (such as lakes, rivers, hot springs, and ponds). It can enter the human body through the nostrils and be potentially life threatening. Naegleria fowleri causes the disease primary amebic … Continue reading

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Summer Time Means RVing Time

Hello summer! School is out, the sun is shining, and the open road beckons. The best part about summer RV road trips is the glorious freedom that comes with them. No beach is too far, no river is too long, … Continue reading

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Maintaining a Safe Campfire

Every summer, many RVers and tent campers escape the hustle and bustle of city life by relaxing in the great outdoors. Campfires add ambience to a campsite but should be used with caution. It takes only one spark! Following are … Continue reading

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Man Charged For Feeding Bears

Do not feed wildlife! How hard is that to understand? In an earlier article I reported on an incident involving the feeding of people-food to a black bear 3. 4 miles outside the north gate to Banff National Park. In … Continue reading

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