Home Is Where We Park It...

“Looking out at the road rushing under our wheels...” 3 homes on 3 continents... EldoRado, our 2004 Jeep Cherokee is in Europe... RadoRado, our 1985 Dodge RoadTrek Van is in North America... YoloRado, our 2003 Toyota Hiace Van is…

I would go anywhere with you...

Well I met her in a restaurant In Tom Petty’s Gainesville Florida Her heart was up for grabs as I cracked her King Crabs We laughed the night away She had a ticket and was leaving On a late-night flight to somewhere From this one…

Eldo-versary

Eldo-versary (2 years, 26 Countries, 23 States, 3 Continents, 3 Territories) 2 years living full-time on the road with “Eldo”our Jeep and “Rado” our van. June 9th, 2017, we checked out of the North Carolina Hampton Inn that had…

Tangier to Tan Tan

 “If you see her say hello, she might be in Tangier” Bob Dylan Having arrived in Morocco with no defined plan, we decide to high tail it down to the disputed border of Western Sahara. The territory is claimed by Morocco, so it's not…

Beautiful Azores Blue Whale Beauty

The blue whale… the largest animal in the history of earth. A tongue that weighs as much as an elephant. A gentle giant hunted almost to extinction. Heading out into the huge Atlantic swells this morning from the Marina D’Angra, on the island…

Azores - Terceira Island

First full day exploring the amazing Azores. We took out full insurance on rental car so that we could explore all the interesting back roads!    

Sweet Home Alabama Yummy Adventure

Rado's music library is full of Alabama Songs. Of course there is “Sweet Home” by Skynyrd, “Alabama Bound” by Leadbelly, and Rado's favorite “Alabama Getaway” by Grateful Dead. So, it was our honor to free her from the borders…

Florida Rails to Trails Adventure

St Marks Trail Woke this morning at the St Marks Boat Ramp. There is always something in the pantry to make for breakfast. We returned to hike the Tallahassee-St Marks Rails to Trail. It's only 16 miles to Tallahassee... no problem!!! Along…

Florida Panhandle Exploration Adventure

Sopchoppy is a small town with a pizza restaurant, grocery store, hardware store, and a great city park. We spend the night, backed right up to a small river. The park charges a reasonable $15 night to camp; complete with electric and water…

Florida Van Life Adventure

Woke this morning at the St Marks Boat Ramp. There is always something in the pantry to make for breakfast. We returned to hike the Tallahassee-St Marks Rails to Trail. It's only 16 miles to Tallahassee... no problem!!! Along the way we…

Van Girl With Tools Making Road Repairs

We find ourselves still resting up in Mayo Florida at The Suwannee River Rendezvous. When we bought Rado, we knew there was going to be a ton of repairs and fixes. Built in 1985, she is 34 years old. Today's projects are to fix the heater…

Funny Video Redneck Bowling

Redneck Bowling.... pins with strings attached. Bowl day or night in the old chicken house. Bowl a few frames on the plywood lanes. Turn the crank to reset your pins, and pull the doo-hickie to lift the thing that returns your ball. Knock…

Vintage Retro Roadtrek Van Renovation

Realizing that we will occasionally return to the USA for family and or business needs, we take the plunge and buy a domestically based home. She is a 1985 Dodge Ram , converted by Roadtrek in a camper van. Mechanically she's in good enough…

Iceland Adventure, Five Weeks in a Jeep (week 4)

  Cathy flies WOW Air from USA to Iceland to spend an adventurous week Eldo-exploring with us. This required a quick trip into the big capital city of Reykjavik and of course a stop at the famed Blue Lagoon Spa. A bit of social culture…

The Old Datsun Trail

    Charlotte Harbor Florida The Old Datsun trail is located in Charlotte Harbor State Park, along the southwest Florida coast. Opting to avoid the sterile I-75 corridor, we wandered along the side streets of Ft Myers,…

Quirky Retro-Rado

Venice, Florida The new year finds us back in the USA for just a brief glimpse back into domestic affairs. Not to worry, as there are many exciting international adventures ahead. In fact, our Jeep Eldo, sits safely in Portugal awaiting our…

Geo Peo Reserrection

 Geo Peo Resurrection Rested up another day in Castro Verde, not only to allow ourselves some physical catch up but also to work on some Eldo projects. The roof rack needed some organization. It's rough and tumble ragtag appearance fit in…

Castro Verde Date Night

Castro Verde, Portugal First morning without rain in quite awhile. It's a travel day and we plan to be on the road by noon. Spent two nights in Castro Verde and due to rain, so far only made it by foot to the local supermarket. The rest of…

Flydo, Road Fly of The Day

Castro Verde, Portugal We didn't make it too far south today. Hit the road sharp at noon with a plan to drive south until  reaching Oceano Atlantico near Sagres, just under 200 miles. There is supposed to be some spectacular cliff side views,…

Jeep Life Expedition Europe (part 6)

Further exploration of Switzerland and the long Jungfrau Railway ride to the “Top of Europe”. At 13,640 feet, The Jungfrau is the main summit of the Bernese Alps and first climbed in 1811 by the Meyer brothers. We hiked along the glacier…