Baja Beach and Water


Baja is a paradise of beaches and water.  The juxtaposition of rugged desert landscape with ocean and sea is breathtaking. We spent four months driving and visiting places on the peninsula.  Travel is awesome.  Travel Vlog playlist on YouTube.  

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Truck Camper Work Continues – RAIN


For the past few weeks, our area has received a significant amount of rain.  Since we work on the truck camper outdoors this delayed several of our camper projects.  So I guess we’re a little behind where we thought we’d be by now. Fortunately, the rain has let off and now we’ve been marking things off the camper TO DO…

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Truck Camper Rebuild – Videos


Our focal project at the moment is the rebuild of the truck camper we bought for $350. I’ve been regularly posting new videos of the camper project on our YouTube Channel: Adventures of Sandra and Dave. All videos specifically about the truck camper are in the TRUCK CAMPER playlist. So there you have it.  

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40+ Year Old Red Dale Truck Camper


On April 15th we took possession of an early 70s model (our best guess) Red Dale truck camper.  I had been researching truck campers and browsing craigslist for some time.  While doing so I learned truck campers were kind of scarce in Texas.  But there was an abundance of them for sale in other states.  Dave and I figured we’d end…

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Spring 2017 – An Update


Hello yall.  Some of you may know Dave and I spent most of the winter traveling and living in Baja, Mexico.  We drove our Toyota Echo and made it all the way to lands end in Cabo San Lucas.  We spent time exploring, we stayed in funky hotels, famous old resorts, and rented casitas.  It was great.  I uploaded videos to…

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Homesteading – Collection of Pictures From Our Little Farm


The photos in this post are all a blast from the past. These days there isn’t nearly as much homesteading type activity happening at our place.   In 2015 we sold all the animals and now we tend to keep the garden small.  We’ve made these changes in order to focus on traveling.  But in 2009 when we moved to…

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Good Travel Blogs


The following are travel related blogs that are good for various reasons.  Be inspired.  Enjoy a Good Story.  Learn. Off Assignment From “about” page: “Three years ago, we asked our favorite writers a question: What’s your best untold story? Anyone who has ever shared a drink with a journalist knows the truth: the most surprising, funny and life-changing part of the…

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Baja in Black and White


“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.”    Ansel Adams Ansel Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist.  His black and white photographs are well known by most people who are into photography.  The images he captured are frequently reproduced in calendars, books, posters, cards, and on the internet. Most of the time when…

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Loreto, B.C.S., Mexico


Loreto is a small town in southern Baja.  It’s on the east coast of the peninsula. In the city center there’s an old church with a museum next door.  The mission was begun in the 1700s.  The structure consists of both older and newer parts.  It was nice to slip inside the cool shade of the church and observe the…

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