Big Bend National Park Trip in our RV Camper Van

Overlooking the Rio Grande in Big Bend NP

We headed out in January for a week long trip to visit Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas along the Rio Grande River. We made a few stops along the way, including Granbury, San Angelo, Del Rio, and Marathon, TX. The camper van did great, and the diesel parking heater got a good workout …

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Electrical System in our DIY RV Camper Van

Electrical diagram schematic for the camper van power system

The electrical system in our van required the most planning and thought of any aspect of the camper van project. The electrical system is unique to each van, since everyone uses their van differently and has different goals and preferences. We had some previous RV experience, so that was helpful as we planned our van …

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DIY RV Insulated Window Covers for a Camper Van

One issue with most RVs, included DIY camper vans, is that the single pane windows can be quite cold in the winter and can allow a lot of heat to enter the living space in the summer. In previous motorhomes and trailers, we have custom cut Reflectix material and covered the inside of our windows. …

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