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On the Road with Sue: The Surprising Olympic Peninsula

Making the turn to drive the loop around the Olympic Peninsula feels as if you’re stepping back in time about 30 years. The Peninsula’s Route 101 is 350 miles long, circling the majestic Olympic Mountains, spectacular beaches, and lush rain forests, all with a very laid-back and friendly atmosphere. As the logging industry has declined…

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On the Road with Sue: Glacier National Park

Often referred to as the Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park offers visitors incredible views, 762 amazing lakes, 2,865 miles of streams, 175 mountains, 700 hiking trails, and a variety of wildlife freely traversing across more than one million acres that make up the park. It’s a spectacular mountain landscape, and despite its name,…

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How Does an RV Refrigerator Work Using Absorption?

Back in the early days of RVing, ice was used to cool food and beverages much as it was in homes, before the advent of modern refrigeration. Mechanical refrigeration systems using compressors are noisy and require a lot of electrical energy, but provide fast cool down. This method has been almost universally adopted for household…

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RV Battery Basics: A Beginner’s Guide

With the proliferation of electronic devices, and more and more accessories relying on them, storage batteries are essential for RVing. Many owners ignore their batteries until there’s a problem. Unfortunately, that may be too late to save the expensive items, so it’s worth taking a little time to understand the rv battery basics and how…

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On the Road with Sue: Durango Silverton Railroad

The small town of Durango, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, has much to offer RVers, outdoor adventurists, and tourists in general. Surrounded by the breathtaking San Juan Mountains, it’s easily accessible on good roads from the southwest, coming through the Four Corners area, from the south via Farmington, New Mexico, from areas of…

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