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Exploring the Natural World as you Travel in Your RV

Exploring the Natural World as you Travel in Your RV

April 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When I think of camping—whether it’s in a tent or an RV—I can’t help but immediately ponder nature. When I grew up and camped with the Girl Guides, we always explored our surroundings and took advantage of nature at its full potential. I want the same for my kids every time we camp with our […]

Discover Ontario

Discover Ontario

May 20, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Since the traveling season are just around the corner for us in Ontario and that many rvers like to explore new places, I thought I could present my “adoptive” province to you.   I say adoptive because I was born and raised in the province of Quebec but moved to Ontario when I got married. Where […]

National Parks apps

National Parks apps

May 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

This past week-end, I was not feeling too good and battle with a very painful throat.   By Sunday I could barely talk.  So I decided to explore the app Store and discovered some interesting apps for rvers who want to explore the National Parks in the US. The first apps I stumbled upon were the […]

Visiting Prince Edward County

Visiting Prince Edward County

April 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the beautiful place you can visit in Ontario is definitively Prince Edward County.   The place is renowned for its sand dunes but there is more to this region that you can imagine.    Prince Edward County is located in Southern Ontario at the eastern end of Lake Ontario.   It is an island community less […]

Camping – a Gateway to the Outdoors

Camping – a Gateway to the Outdoors

March 28, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

If I say the word camping to you what is the first thing that will come to mind?   For some of you it could be outdoors because like it or not when you are camping you will be definitively in the nature – unless you are camping in your backyard that is but then you […]

Find it, Make It

Find it, Make It

October 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Find it, Make it – Outdoor Green Crafts for Children Written by Clare Young Published at Cico Books About the book Keep kids entertained with Clare Youngs’ brilliant collection of toys, jewellery, gifts and more that have been designed with the environment in mind. Every project incorporates some kind of recycled material, whether using a […]

A Great Place for Birding: RVing Alabama’s Gulf Coast

A Great Place for Birding: RVing Alabama’s Gulf Coast

December 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

My appreciation for birds really began with a trip to Costa Rica some years ago, where our tour group tallied 102 bird sightings in 10 days. That qualifies as a success. We trekked through mud and rain. We got up especially early and went out late, to see what Mother Nature had to show us. Who needs an alarm clock when the howler monkeys wake you daily at 5 a.m.? The highlight, at least among the birds, was seeing a quetzal, whose iridescent green feathers were coveted by the ancient Mayans. They did not harm this rare jungle creature, oh no – harming a quetzal was considered a capital crime, and his tail plumage was more precious than gold. I think they had the right idea.