Caroline Diericx

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…

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 Shake-Down Trip

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 After marveling at our new baby and getting positive reactions to the wrap, it was time to get to know her for real. We spent about 2 hours with Anthony going over the outside workings, and…

Meeting Molly

Monday, March 12th, 2018 Early morning of Monday March 12th we flew to Redmond, OR, with an obscene amount of luggage: 3 North Face duffel bags, 2 Pelican cases, 1 suitcase (all to be checked – status with United really…

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…

Cienfuegos, Cuba

On November 12 at 8:00 The World anchored at Cienfuegos, a city on Bahía de Cienfuegos, a bay on Cuba’s south coast. Known as Cuba’s ‘Pearl of the South’ ,the colonial town of Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 in the…

Trinidad de Cuba

Located in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in Central Cuba, is the perfectly preserved Spanish outpost of Trinidad, famous for its colonial old town and cobblestone streets. It was founded in the early 16th century in honor of the Holy…

Belize and Cuba

Located on the east coast of Belize at the mouth of the Belize River, Belize City is home to the country’s largest seaport. However, a narrow channel prohibits large ships from docking. I arrived on November 7th just after noon…