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The Dog Blog

THE E-TREK DOGS’ HEALTH UPDATE

DIET Last September we changed the diet of our dogs, which you can read about  on our page titled Traveling with dogs–feeding the dogs. Both Topper and Daisy were due for some shots in April, so they both had a check-up. They received rave reviews from our vet! Both were at their ideal weights and the vet was especially complimentary […]

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Interior Trips

NEW SUNSHADES FOR OUR E-TREK

 This post was inspired  by a reader question regarding how to install the privacy curtains that come with the E-trek. We will answer his question and also an explain a possible alternative: SunShades. If you have been following our blog, you know that we typically head out after dinner and arrive at our first destination sometime between […]

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Trips Troubleshooting

BOSTON DEF OR DIE

Mother’s Day came late this year. We were supposed to pick-up our son from college on Mother’s Day, just as we had in 2015, on the hottest day of the year. This year, however, Ryan wanted to stay an extra week to spend time with some of his friends who were graduating on May 15th. Originally […]

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Trips Troubleshooting

NATIONAL PARK WEEK AT ANTIETAM

It was the anniversary of our first overnight trip and the weather forecast was good.  Coincidentally, it was National Park Week, so we decided it was the perfect weekend for our first trip of the season.  We actually left ahead of schedule Friday night–last year our plans were delayed due to the Webasto hot water heater auto-draining in […]

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Maintenance Trips

LET THE E-TREK DE-WINTERIZING BEGIN!

Note: This post was started in mid-March and completed today, April 18th Even though we are trying to sell our E-trek, we still plan to take some trips to our usual spots over the next two months, probably two to Boston and at least one to Gettysburg. Our son, Ryan, was home for Spring Break […]

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Purchasing

2015 ROADTREK E-TREK FOR SALE–PRICE REDUCED

Price reduced to $120,000 We have decided to sell our 2015 Roadtrek E-trek. We have simply decided that we don’t like traveling enough to justify the monthly payments. We are homebodies at heart, which is why we thought we would enjoy a little home on wheels; however, whenever we drive off for one of our […]

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Interior

OUR E-TREK HOME OFFICE

Ordinarily we try to give our E-trek a run at least every other weekend, but ever since the massive snow storm of January 23rd, we haven’t been able to do so. We were all set to take it out this past weekend, but when we looked at the remaining ice patches on our narrow steep […]

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Interior Maintenance

E-TREK WINTERIZING–AN ADDENDUM

We recently (January 5th)  celebrated our one-year anniversary of being E-trek owners. We had been having a mild winter so far, so we were considering de-winterizing the E-trek and using the E-trek to drive our son, Ryan, back to college in mid-January and stopping over in Connecticut on the way home. We were even going to […]

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Trips

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Even though our E-trek has been parked for more than a month, we try to give it a run about once a week. After reading Mike Wendland’s suggestion about using the Roadtrek as a moving van, we decided to use ours to pick up a bedroom set from my parents’ house. They had recently downsized to a condo, and had […]

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Maintenance Troubleshooting

E-TREK WINTERIZING–THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES!

More than two weeks after we started the winterizing process, we were still working through the steps in the E-trek Owner’s Manual. Although we had watched several videos, E-trek winterizing has specific requirements that are not often covered in videos. For example, the E-trek uses a different type of hot water system, and also includes an […]