We are very excited about our upcoming trip this weekend! We are taking our E-trek to one of our favorite destinations: Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Pictured above is the North Carolina Memorial which had just been installed during our 2012 trip. The crew was still on site when we arrived at South Mountain, a few… Continue reading TRIP #10–E-TREK OR TREAT!
Month: October 2015
ROADTREK STANDS BY THEIR WARRANTY
We would like to thank Roadtrek for standing by their warranty and addressing the problems we experienced with our 2015 E-trek. When we made the tagline for our blog "The adventures of new RVers--what could possibly go wrong?" we had no idea of the challenges we would face; however, we are very satisfied with the… Continue reading ROADTREK STANDS BY THEIR WARRANTY
TRIP #9–BOSTON AND OUR E-TREK
Our previous trips to Boston had been plagued by the serpentine belt coming off, which not only prevented the batteries from charging via the under-hood generator/secondary alternator, but also resulted in the engine fan failure and subsequent overheating. This situation occurred when we picked up our son in May (see Trip #6--Part II) and when we brought him… Continue reading TRIP #9–BOSTON AND OUR E-TREK
Traveling with Dogs
Like many RVers, one of the motivating factors for purchasing an RV was to be able to bring our pets along on our trips. We have a 3-year old, 60-pound Goldendoodle, Topper, and a 1-year old, 10-pound Maltipoo, Daisy. Although traveling with dogs is sometimes challenging, it is worth having them with us to share our adventures!… Continue reading Traveling with Dogs
TRIP #8–GETTYSBURG AND OUR E-TREK
After two failed services at Mercedes-Benz, and a month at the Roadtrek factory, it was finally time to put our newly-repaired E-trek to the test. We are happy to report that we actually made it through two nights without any catastrophes. As on previous trips to Gettysburg, we drove 80% of the way there after dinner… Continue reading TRIP #8–GETTYSBURG AND OUR E-TREK
WELCOME HOME, E-TREK!
Exactly four weeks after our E-trek was picked up for service at the Roadtrek factory, it was delivered back to us. We were very excited to see our old friend, and it was the one bright spot on this rainy first weekend in October. We had actually been expecting the delivery since Wednesday, since it was… Continue reading WELCOME HOME, E-TREK!