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Caroline Diericx

Windy Doran Beach

Weekend, February 7 to 9, 2020 We managed to get out of San Francisco early enough to arrive at Doran Beach Jetty campground around 4:30pm. Despite the very strong wind we managed to get the fire going so aperitif was…

Yosemite in the Rain

Weekend, December 7 to 9, 2019 We headed to Yosemite and were hoping for some snow. As we left San Francisco the roads were open and no restrictions. Snow was forecast and we did want to get there without having…

Thanksgiving East of the Sierra’s

Thanksgiving Long Weekend, November 26 to December 1, 2019 We were very much looking forward to our traditional Thanksgiving to Death Valley. This time we wanted to add a side trip to Alabama Hills, a place we had often driven…

Bodega Bay

Weekend, March 30 – April 1, 2018 For this weekend getaway I’d managed to find a last minute spot in the ‘Porto Bodega Marina and RV Park. Since we left on Friday after work we wanted to have a guaranteed…

The Wrap

The EarthCruiser FX is a really good-rugged-looking vehicle with clean lines and a well thought-through design. In it’s new-born state it is gleaming white. As the date for picking up Molly drew closer, we started thinking of possibly putting something…

The Naming

photo courtesy of EC_HQ, Bend, OR. September 23 to 24, 2018 A month after meeting Michelle and Lance on Green Ridge to view the solar eclipse, we flew back to EarthCruiser in Bend to look at and discuss all the…

Taking Molly Home

Thursday, March 15 & Friday March 16, 2018. As we were a tad pressed for time to get back home (one of us had to be at work the next Monday) we didn’t do any sightseeing on the way south.…

The Sticker Ceremony

Thursday, March 15, 2018. After all was checked and re-checked, Lance and Michele gathered round everyone who works at EarthCruiser. Up till then, Molly didn’t yet have her EarthCruiser sticker on the front of the cab. The importance of the…

The Beginning

In 1992/93 we backpacked around Africa – well we went to countries that would admit us (being a single white woman – we weren’t married at the time – made some countries refuse me an entry visa) and countries that…