In this episode I document our first RV road trip from South Florida to North Ohio about a rental motorhome.
This episode is sponsored by RAD Power Bikes
RV model numbers and length
In this first segment I discuss the apparent difference between the hinted length in the model number and the actual outside length.
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As I talk about publishing one of my older videos soon, I also ramble about how camera technology has improved in the past 10 years. It is not the 4K resolution, or the high dynamic range of the high end models. It is the optical and electronic image stabilization, nowadays present even in phones. I find it really noticeable while editing older videos. While the image quality is almost the same, camera shake is impossible to overlook.
Our first RV road trip
We began our first RV road trip ever by going north on 1-95. We stopped several times to make coffee and take a break. Tripped the circuit breaker when we tried to run the air conditioner and the microwave simultaneously off the generator. We even managed to parallel park the rig at Delray Beach.
The idea was to spend the night in Saint Augustine but among the lessons learned during this trip was the fact that the ETA on the GPS does not necessarily apply to RVs.
Eventually we made it to Savannah in the middle of the night. The next morning we took a lunch river cruise, and wandered around the streets of the Historic District ending up at famous and historic Forsyth Park.
We continue through South Carolina, we stop briefly for dinner at Charlotte, North Carolina. Then, we continue under a torrential thunderstorm and end up boondocking at e Walmart in Whytheville, Virginia
On the next day we traversed some of the narrowest back roads of West Virginia due to a navigational error on my part.
On on the return trip we spent the first night at Winton Woods in the outskirts of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Then we explored the Smoky Mountains National Park.
Video gear I use
Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera
DJI Mavic Pro Drone
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