Restoring a 70s Boler Camper

Flashback to the 70’s. This is the era when the Boler made it’s Canadian debut and today, these cute campers are highly sought after. After I left home, my parents had a Boler and my friends and I would take it camping. This was the first “glamping” back then. With the Boler, you were protected from the elements, could fully stand up in the trailer and if you had access to power, could plug in and have a heater, fan and

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Getting Immersed in Love in Sayulita, Riviera Nayarit

From the moment we stepped foot onto the property of the charming, family-owned Casa Corazón in Sayulita, love was in the air. Everywhere. Corazón means “heart” in Spanish and there were many of them adorning the rooms, reception area and walkway stones. Once a jungle getaway (how exotic), signs of love and hearts can be seen everywhere throughout this laid-back Mexican surf town, just 30 miles from Puerto Vallarta. The Sayulita vibe is youthful, hippy-ish, yoga loving, beach bummy and upscale

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Rincón de Guayabitos: True Mexican Beach Town in the Riviera Nayarit

No wonder legions of Mexicans, Americans, Canadians (including many, many French Canadians from Quebec we discovered), and increasing numbers of Europeans roll out their beach mats in the Riviera Nayarit, particularly in the small beach town of Rincón de Guayabitos. Family-friendly and ridiculously affordable, this laid back resort is situated in a protected bay with 2 km of sandy beach and gentle waves and is a mecca for Mexicans and tourists alike. One of our goals while in Puerto Vallarta was

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Calgary to Palm Springs and Back in a Fiat 500

This fun road trip chronicles a driving adventure one chilly late November starting in Calgary, Canada on the Alberta Highway 2 and progressing through the USA via the Interstate 15 (I-15) route to Palm Springs and back (one province and 5 states). Radical temperatures ranged from -11°F to 92°F (-24°C to 33°C). Stops included: Great Falls, MT; Idaho Falls, ID; Salt Lake City and St. George, UT; Las Vegas and Mojave Desert, NV + CA; Palm Springs, CA.  The Car: 2013

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