Tag Archives: travel

Yet Another Sheepherder…

(from the Paleotool vault) I love these things.  I saw quite a few parked on ranches from Colorado to Idaho last week.  I know they aren’t highway capable but it seems they could provide a real housing alternative for low-income … Continue reading

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What on Earth is a Gymnacyclidium?

WHAT THE HELL IS A GYMNACYCLIDIUM YOU ASK? (no, it’s not some mysterious bit of anatomy you should have learned about in health class!). Now that’s quite a velocipede indeed!  Instead, I guess we all just decided that bicycle was … Continue reading

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More of The Beautiful Japanese Vardo

This is a follow-up to the previous post. I say Vardo because that’s really what it is.  You can sense that the presenter of this show isn’t too familiar with true rolling homes, caravans, vardos, or whatever you want to … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Ride; Happy Birthday Edward Abbey

Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Ride This is a re-post from last year.  However, I think the message is a strong one and worth think about again. Life is short.  If you’re fortunate enough to live with the means and … Continue reading

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Man Powered Vardo

A desperate man with some ambition and the gumption to not be beaten can make himself a man-powered vardo (I’m thinking of you, Jim).  An alternative to homelessness with a minimum of skills and materials. In 1935 David Weatherhead, an … Continue reading

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