November 26th, 2016 ~ Southern California
We are so excited to move on to phase two of our travel adventures – RVing!
The open road is calling and we are ready to respond.
For the past couple of years we have done a half-hearted effort to find a decent used RV that would give us the comfort and freedom to further explore the USA and Canada. We knew that we wanted the smaller class C, diesel, on a Sprinter body. The shorter length of 24-25 feet was a must as we wanted to be able to enter and explore all of the National Parks.
Another reason the shorter, easy to maneuver length was a prerequisite was due to my proclivity for seeing a vista that is screaming out to me to take a picture and hollering at Tim to stop. The condensed version will allow us to stop on a dime or make a quick u-turn to go back to, and capture, the scene.
We finally gave up trying to find a decent used version, and decided to bite the bullet, step up to the plate, take a leap of faith, (insert your own metaphor here), and get a brand new unit. So, two weeks ago our search started in earnest to find what we wanted. After scoping out the internet, and visiting several RV lots, we narrowed the field down to the Prism 2200 LE model by Coachmen.
We seem to have worked out most of the details, did a bit of negotiating, and put down a deposit. Now we just have to go pick it up! Hoping to be sending pictures of us with our new RV very soon.
PLEASE NOTE: For our friends, family and loyal readers, please don’t think we have given up on International trips abroad. We have not. They will still be sprinkled in here and there as the deals/opportunities present themselves or the mood hits us to grab those passports and take off once again. We appreciate your loyalty and hope you will enjoy following our adventures around the USA and Canada as well.
*Top heading photo “Open Road in Iceland” is courtesy of wallpoper.com
GRATITUDE MOMENT: Today I am grateful that we have finally figured out what we want, were able to locate one in-state that is configured the way we like and the right color scheme. Now all that is left is going to go get it – hopefully within the next few days!