Gypsy Journal RV: RVing is hard work

WASHINGTON — The other day I received an email from somebody who was telling me that they were totally unprepared for how much work is involved in the RV lifestyle. They weren’t talking about workamping or making a living on the road.

Their revelation was about how much goes into traveling in an RV; packing the rig for travel and unpacking it when you get arrive at your destination, backing into campsites, hooking and unhooking from campground utilities, connecting a tow vehicle to the back of the motorhome, and things like that. Not to mention the effort it takes to maintain any kind of RV.

The lady writing me said she did not want to sound like a prima donna, and that she was certainly capable of doing what needed to be done, either helping her husband or by herself if necessary, but she said she never realized how much is involved in all of that, and how much time it takes.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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