Friday, October 13, 2006

A Boomer Road Motorhome Trip

Nick DiBlasi was never much for pitching tents. "If I wanted to go camping, I'd have joined the Marines," says the 52-year-old former Navy officer.

Not that the alternative was any better. Longtime Harley-Davidson enthusiasts, DiBlasi and his wife, Sheila, had grown weary of sleeping in hotels every time they hit the road. So three years ago, they tried something they never thought they'd be caught dead doing: They bought an RV.

But the DiBlasis quickly found the view from behind the wheel of their 32-foot TropiCal motor home-which they picked up used for $20,000-wasn't all that bad. Nor was the queen-size bed, the onboard shower, or the kitchenette. In fact, they were so taken with the idea of camping in style that they soon traded up-not once but twice-most recently to a plush, $150,000 model.

"It's massive," DiBlasi boasts of the couple's 38-foot Newmar Kountry Star, which features four slide-out sections that accommodate dual facing sofas and a spacious master bedroom suite. "And it rides sweet, too." Full Story...

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Subscribe to Posts [Atom]