Maiden Voyage Camping Trip

First Camping Trip of the Year

My husband and I love to go camping ๐Ÿ™‚

As you know from a previous blog post, we purchased a used travel trailer last month. That post detailed all that happened, but to sum it up, we were deceived and bought a camper that had several issues. We spent the month of May and many $$ to get it ready for safe travels โ€ฆ everything isn’t perfect, but we repaired what we felt were the most important items.

This weekend we are embarking on our Maiden Voyage with it ๐Ÿ™‚

We picked it up from the RV repair place on Thursday, and I have been getting all our camping gear transferred from our old pop-up camper to the new one. Itโ€™s been a lot of work, but also a lot of fun setting up house in our new (to us) home away from home.

We have been watching lots of You Tube videos to learn how everything works. We’ve (well I have) read the owners manual cover to cover. We have camped for many years, but never in a camper.

We have to learn how to:

  • level the camper at the campsite
  • hook up the electric and water
  • operate the awning
  • make sure the propane is on and the frig & stove work
  • take care of all the bathroom chemical stuff
  • emptying the holding tanks (you know what Iโ€™m talking about)
  • and stuff we havenโ€™t even thought of ๐Ÿ™‚

Iโ€™m hoping for a wonderful weekend filled with fun memories of this first camping trip in our new camper. And Iโ€™m hoping that these new fun memories will replace my first disappointing ones & help me to regain the excitement I had when we first decided we were going to buy a camper with a bathroom โ€“ a definite upgrade from our pop-up.

Let the fun begin ๐Ÿ™‚

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