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Adventure Travel

045 Truck Toppers and Panel Vans

Moving forward with our next backpacking trip. Spent this episode discussing the options for an inexpensive vehicle that could double as a hard-shelled camper. We discuss the downsides of camping in truck toppers and panel vans–mainly the potential creepiness factor, thanks to a couple of infamous psychopaths who have used the same for kidnapping people … Continue reading »

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044 Riding Our Motorcycles to Lake McBride State Park

Once we getĀ our motorcycles to Lake McBride, we end up talking about hiking, backpacking, and camping–specifically about retrofitting a truck or a van into a motel on wheels for our future trips to national parks.

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043 We Decide To Saddle Up On Our Motorcycles Next

We’ll be doing a few motorcycle adventures over the coming months. This is ourĀ first episode along those lines. We start talking about it near the end.

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030b – Completely Off Topic and Therefore Unpublish-able

Finally making this lost episode public… This one is for true fans of the show, those who deserve to hear it. Please comment if you’d like to hear us do more podcasts, because we are considering how best to use our time in 2015 and beyond. Any feedback will help. Note: This episode was recorded … Continue reading »

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042E – BBNP Field Notes – South Rim to Laguna Meadow Trail to Chisos Mountain Lodge

Part 5 of 5 of our Big Bend Nation Park trip. This will be our final podcast episode for a while, as we decide on where we’d like to backpack next.

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042D – BBNP Field Notes – Hot Springs to Boquillas Crossing to Hiking Plan

Part 4 of 5

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042C – BBNP Field Notes – Pinnacle Trail to Boot Canyon Campsite

Part 3 of 5 in Big Bend National Park

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042B – BBNP Field Notes – Lost Mine Trail to Stargazing Tour to Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park

Part 2 of 5 in Big Bend National Park.

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042A – BBNP Field Notes – Chisos Basin Campground to Window Trail in Big Bend National Park

Dad and I podcast live from Big Bend National Park. The first half is from our campsite the Tuesday evening we arrive. The second half is Wednesday during a lunch break while hiking Window trail. Partial Transcript: Bob: Okay, we’re live. Ward’s Adventure Travel Research and Trip Journal, and guess where we’re at…Big Bend National … Continue reading »

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041 How to Shoot Down Your Partner’s Good Ideas

Before, after, or while listening to this episode, check on the pictures related to this post… Also, thanks to those who by my books! Pic 1: Picture of me trying on hat in the store next to the Mexican brown bear and the two friendly, smiling sales clerks. I’m clearly uncomfortable standing so close to … Continue reading »

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