Rubber Tramp Rendezvous (RTR)

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Rubber Tramp Rendezvous (RTR) (633 members)

The Rubber Tramp Rendezvous is a gathering of thousands of nomads in the desert southwest every winter.  We gather to teach and learn about the nomad lifestyle, and to create ... see more

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  • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
    Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA:
    June 8From the earliest dawn of human history mankind has gathered together in groups for safety, comfort and companionship. Making deep and lasting tribal connection with others is written into our DNA code and it’s difficult to be happy without it. But, at th...  more
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    • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
      Roberta Turnipseed August 6 I am a person who loves road tripping and when I try to explain it to others, it’s seems complicated. I appreciate learning about people who seem to love the road as much as I do! I have yet to travel with any nomadic people, myself am not nomadic, but as...  more
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      Celtic Nomad August 8 Indeed 😃!
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        Female Nomad September 2 Celtic Nomad...loving your moniker.
        From. Female Nomad
    • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
      Knox Wolf August 14 Wow! This was awesome!
    • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
      LoneStarLisaTravels August 20 This is a wonderful post so thank you! I'm getting excited to try to start travel in October but haven't got it together yet. Trying hard tho! Happy Tuesday!
    • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
      Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA August 27 Bob's LIVE FEED  Wednesday, August 28 2 pm Pacific Join us as we celebrate Homes On Wheels Alliance's (HOWA) very FIRST birthday!! Additionally, HOWA will be awarding the very first miniva...  more
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  • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
    Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA:
    Tue at 2:17 PMJoin us for Bob's LIVE FEED
    Wednesday, Sept 11 at 3 pm Pacific
    CheapRVLiving YouTube Channel
    Topic of the Day: Preparing for Natural and Man-Made Disasters
  • CasperNomad
    CasperNomad:
    September 8This is a great place to be with great people.
    I am looking forward to this January event.
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    • Mike_F and 6 others like this.
    • CasperNomad
      Lalalinda September 8 Yes, I am, too. It will be my first big solo trip in my new van. Can't wait!
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      • CasperNomad
        Joan Pringle Tue at 3:13 AM Mine too! I just picked up my new tt Saturday. My sister and I drove 1700 miles to get it😍
    • CasperNomad
      michaelw777 Wed at 6:35 PM Worth it. I'd kill for a Scamp or Casita!
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      • CasperNomad
        Joan Pringle Fri at 8:20 PM I LOVE my Scamp!! I’ve had it for 6 nights and it feels like home!! It’s the BEST decision I’ve ever made!! I’m so glad I got new instead of used. They keep their value so well, it’s hard to find a used. I can’t wait to get home tomorrow to start fi...  more
  • Female Nomad
    Female Nomad:
    September 6Has a location been decided yet?
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    • GAPeach0519 and 1 other like this.
    • Female Nomad
      Lindylou September 6 I don't think so.
    • Female Nomad
      MitsAdventures September 6 I'm also anxious to know where I'm headed for sure
    • Female Nomad
      Jann’s Gypsy Journey September 6 Getting close, but not yet
    • Female Nomad
      RoamingLady September 8 Yep me too.  Wanting to map out the trip.
  • Mark In TX
    Mark In TX:
    September 5Any other boondockers in the central TX area. Would like to find someone to caravan with. Direction doesn't really matter, I like the West best though.
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    • Jann’s Gypsy Journey and 1 other like this.
    • Mark In TX
      Sylvan K September 6 Passed through TX a few days ago. Decided to stay out of the heat so staying in Ruidoso Downs NM for a few weeks. It is about 6500 ft up what s difference. Will ne heading west from here.
      What sre your thoughts for travel?
  • VanCampinWoody
    VanCampinWoody:
    September 5Getting final repairs on my mini-van and vet check up for my little buddy Nebo. Leaving Western North Carolina this weekend for the Oregon coast. Had a blast volunteering at the RTR this year and met some awesome folks I now call my friends. Hope to volun...  more
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    • Knox Wolf and 8 others like this.
    • VanCampinWoody
      BaconNBeer September 5 Woody do you remember two old guys that met you and your little dog in the desert by an Indian Casino by Parker Az? We were in a old Winnabago Mini Winni. Our names were Stan and Ralph. I am Stan. We had a great time at the RTR. Didn't know you were there...  more
    • VanCampinWoody
      VanCampinWoody September 6 Yes Stan, good to hear from ya. I remember ya'll because you and Ralph were the first guys I talked to in Parker with the tail light out on the trailer..
      I'll be headed back that way and hope to catch y'all again. Stay in touch my nomadic brother.
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      • VanCampinWoody
        BaconNBeer September 6 I am going to be working the sugar beet harvest then working my way back to Arizona..
  • Lalalinda
    Lalalinda:
    September 3Hello, all. I will be traveling to the WRTR from Buffalo, NY and leaving a day or two after Christmas. I'm looking for another woman or two to caravan with to the site. If interested, please send me a private message. Thanks, Lalalinda
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    • LindaLee79 and 4 others like this.
    • Lalalinda
      llrosa Tue at 4:29 PM Wow that's a rough trip that time of year. Be prepared
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      • Lalalinda
        Lalalinda Wed at 1:06 PM What do you mean, exactly? Are you talking about a specific route or . . . ?
  • Female Nomad
    Female Nomad:
    September 2Has anyone been to the Abraham Lincoln Presidental Library? I hope to visit all 13 libraries. Been to 3 so far in pre Nomadic life but reaching for the 10 left on my list.
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  • mrjeff
    mrjeff:
    September 2Hello there folks! I am a newly joined member, thanks for having me.
    I am not a full timer, however have a strong desire to do so in the future.
    Are the gatherings always In Arizona? Are all types of RV’s welcome, or only vans? I ask because I just ...  more
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    • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA and 7 others like this.
    • mrjeff
      mrjeff September 6 Hello and welcome. I too am new here. I haven’t met anyone face to face yet , however I typed with some awesome and helpful folks. There’s something going on in the southwest desert this winter I’m planning on going and meeting a bunch of folks so look f...  more
    • mrjeff
      Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA September 7 mrjeff, I think you might be thinking of the Rubber Tramp Rendezvous (RTR). In January/February of 2020 will be the 10th gathering there of nomads coming together. Check out Bob Well's YouTube channel "CheapRVLiving" to learn more. 
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    • mrjeff
      Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA Mon at 8:02 AM Welcome Newbies!! You are off to a wonderful adventure!! I am so pleased you are finding each other  on this site. Stay in touch with each other. You will learn the ropes and the world will expand for you! Safe and Happy Travels!!
    • mrjeff
      llrosa Tue at 4:33 PM There r gatherings all over. Several van builds, caravans to hook up with ,etc
    • mrjeff
      Liesle Tue at 7:26 PM I am new to this site also. Sold my “stuff” and house closes end of the month. Plan on RTR.
  • Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA
    Homes On Wheels Alliance -- HOWA:
    August 20Join Bob's LIVE FEED on Wednesday, August 21 at 3 pm Pacific. Topic of the Day: Cooking on the Road See you then on Bob's CheapRVLiving YouTube Channel
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