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All your Baja camping questions answered

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aerial view of sunrise at playa la gringa in bahia de los angeles

Baja California & Baja California Sur are two Mexican states located directly south of the US state of California. Commonly referred to simply as “Baja”, this 780 mile long peninsula is a camper’s dream.  Whether you’re traveling in a car, van, truck camper or RV, on a motorcycle or bike, camping opportunities abound. In this post I’m answering 16 common questions about...

How I’m changing my relationship with my phone and reclaiming my attention

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It has been said that our lives are a culmination of what we pay attention to.  What we watch, listen to, and read shapes our attitude, our opinions, and our reality.  Now that we’re spending an average of 7 hours a day looking at one screen or another it’s impossible to deny the fact that our devices and their addictive apps are shaping our brains and affecting our quality of life. The...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Learn how to camp responsibly

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Welcome to post 12 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV Living! Wild camping on public lands (also known as boondocking and dispersed camping) means there’s no one coming around to clean up after you when you leave.  Whatever you do while occupying a piece of land, will be an imprint you leave behind.  If you’re not considerate, that imprint could have negative ramifications on the habitat of...

The pursuit of long-term satisfaction over instant gratification

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Often times, in this day and age, our desire to ease stress and feel good fast leads to behaviors that offer instant gratification only to fight back later with long-term consequences. SmokingDrinkingEating junk foodGambling Binging social media, Netflix, YouTubeRetail therapy These behaviors, while they feel good in the moment, can lead to disease, depression, weight gain, financial strain, and...

Notes from the road: April ’24

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Welcome to Notes From The Road, a monthly recap of where we’ve been, what we’ve been up to, and the things we’ve enjoyed over the last 30 days. April began at an idyllic campsite in Arizona and is ending at our property on Colorado’s Western Slope.  It’s been a month filled with many of the unique ups and downs that come with full-time RV travel.  We hope you enjoy this recap of the highs and...

A day in the life: run off by rattlesnakes

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After six weeks camping in Arizona, it felt good to cross the border into Utah.  Utah is an incredible state, diverse in landscape, with an immense amount of free camping opportunities.  We decided to return to a spot near the small, remote town of Bluff that we’ve previously enjoyed.  Nearby Comb Ridge is one of our favorite geological features in the west and we were hoping to stay a week...

A-Z Guide to Full-time RV Living: Know your Why

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Welcome to post 11 of 26 in the A-Z guide to full-time RV Living. So you have a burning desire to live on the road full-time.  Maybe you’ve even begun making steps towards making it happen.  Your determination is fierce and it’s all you can think about.  Do you know why? I believe this is a vital question to ask yourself before leaving your old life behind and venturing into an entirely new way...

A day in the life: why we plan our travel days conservatively

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Earlier this week we reached the 14 day limit (stipulated by the rules of the national forest) at the spot we were camped in.  We had no intention of staying that long but the weather could not have been more perfect.  The spot was gorgeous and peaceful, and the nearby hiking trails offered some fantastic swimming and hiking opportunities.  It was a great stay. The beautiful view...

Full-time Four Wheel Camper living with Heather & Adam

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Meet Heather & Adam. A couple of Ohioans that hit the road full-time in their Four Wheel Camper two years ago and haven’t looked back since. Pursuing their dream of full-time travel meant leaving behind stable jobs and a beautiful home. But they knew the life they craved lived beyond the comforts of life on a solid foundation. After a series of life-altering events showed them just how...

Bridging the gap between the person we are and the person we want to be

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Photo of the day: Yoga time // At the beginning of the year I was inspired to do something different from making a New Year’s resolution.  I was given a Word Of The Year workbook with prompts to select a word that would guide me through the year.  In this workbook were some really wonderful questions that cultivated deep thinking about my actions, my priorities, what I want to...

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We’re Mark & Michele, modern-day nomads perfecting the art of slow, full-time travel.  Our tiny home on wheels and slow-paced travel style allows us to minimize our expenses while maximizing our freedom.  May our unconventional way of life inspire you to design a life that you love.

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