By the time you read this on Friday I’ll be on the road again for my first big move since I arrived in Wisconsin in June.
I’ve found during my time as a full-timer that three months is about as long as I like to sit stationary and I get hitch itch after that, and I’ve certainly been feeling it since September hit!
But at the same time, it also takes me a couple days to get back into the rhythms of ‘travel mode’, where taking the Casita from one spot to the next feels as natural as breathing. It’s not all bad though, rediscovering that traveling groove is a little like discovering the joys of RVing for the first time again. Everything is fresh and I’m actively engaged with it all instead of sliding through the motions. I respond well to novelty, it forces me out of my head (where as an introvert I’m prone to spending a lot of time), and into the world. Probably one of the reasons why full-timing works so well for me.
But I’m meandering. It’s getting late on Thursday as I type this up and I’m running out of time, I need to get an early start in the morning. So now I’d like to turn things over to you!
For current and past RVers, long is your ideal max stay before you’re ready to move on? After an absence do you fall back into RVing quickly or does it take time? Do you enjoy traveling more when you’ve been at it for a while or after you’ve had a break from it?
And for those of you in the dreaming and planning stages, feel free to share your progress. Any wins or stories you’d like to share with us? What hurdles are you facing right now? You never know, maybe somebody else reading has great advice to share.
Are you following me on Facebook or Instagram yet? Sometimes I put photos up there that don’t make the cut for the blog, and it’s a good way to get sneak peaks of my current location before the next blog post rolls out. After I arrive at my new camp (later today your time) I’ll put a picture up. I’ll be just outside Minneapolis, I’m going to be attending a renaissance festival in the area over the weekend. Safe travels and happy trails all!
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