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RV Life and Travel Newsletter #451 ~ July 29, 2011
July 29, 2011

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RV Life and Travel News, Updates, and Tips
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Email the Editor/Publisher ~ Coleen Sykora

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RV Life and Travel E-zine #451 ~ July 29, 2011

Life As We Live It ... on the road with Coleen and Bob

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Where In the World Are Coleen and Bob?
(And Just What Are They Doing?)

July in this part of Alaska means we see more tourists than we do local people. Our weather is beautiful -- sunny days, with some showers. Our daytime temps are mostly in the 50s and 60s. The salmon are running thick. Moose, eagles, and other wildlife are out and about, showing off for the cameras. The mountain and ocean views are spectacular. No wonder visitors to our state consider their time here a trip of a lifetime.

I remember how in awe Bob and I were when we first arrived in Alaska. We'd stand outside our trailer and just gaze at all the beauty around us. Truth of the matter is, we still stand outside and gaze in awe of the beauty surrounding us here.

More this week about getting started as a full-time RVer. Be sure to read our guest article, Full-timing -- Would Have, Could Have, Should Have, written by Marty Chambers.

Wherever you are in your travels, we wish you joy and prosperity,


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RVing Tip

Before hooking your RV up to shore power. such as the electrical hook-up at a campground, test the outlet with a polarity tester. A polarity tester is a small, inexpensive gadget you get at a hardware store or RV supply store. Plug it into the shore power outlet and compare the lights you see on it to the chart on the tester. Those lights indicate whether the outlet is wired correctly or not.

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~ More info.

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New Article On

Full-timing -- Would Have, Could Have, Should Have

Guest article by Marty Chambers

My wife Frances and I started talking about full-timing about eight or so years ago. I had a friend that went to full-timing about twelve years ago and at the time I could not understand why he would do that. But as the years came and went the idea started looking more and more appealing. Frances and I fell in love with the idea over time and started going to RV shows and figuring out what type of RV would best suit our needs.

~~ Read the rest of this article on the website.

~ Full-timing

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~ RV Life and Travel Blog

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Featured Website Article

Frugal RVing Tips For Thrifty RV Travel And Economical Full-time RVing

Frugal RVing can be among the least costly ways to live and travel. Living in an RV full-time can be very economical. Here are ten assorted ways to cut your RVing costs.

5. Frugal RVers travel the shoulder seasons for pre-season discounts. Campgrounds, theme parks, and various other attractions routinely have lower prices before the prime tourist season hits. And, at the end of the season.

7. A big part of frugal RVing is being aware of prices. Compare prices of goods and services in the area you are currently in with prices in the area you plan to visit next.

~~ You'll find the rest of this article -- the other tips -- on the website.

~ Frugal RVing

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~ Workers On Wheels

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Featured Website Section

Full-time RVing: How to Start, Where to Begin, What to Take for the RV Lifestyle

Full-time RVing … living in a recreational vehicle …. How in the world do you get started? Here's how we planned and prepared, along with suggestions and things we've learned through the years.

~~ There are a half dozen or so articles in this section, and I'll be adding more to it.

~ Getting Started

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RV Life and Travel Tip

A few small changes can give your RV a fresh, updated look. Something as simple as a new bedspread, a different area rug in the hall-way, or a new set of towels can make a big difference in how your RV looks and how you feel living in it.

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Positive RVing Attitudes

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so. ~ Jacopo Sannazaro

The good, new days are today, and better days are coming tomorrow. ~ Hubert H. Humphrey

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Coleen Sykora, Editor/Publisher
35555 Spur Hwy #281
Soldotna, AK 99669

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