....WBCCI. In their yearly directory of members the folks who have courtesy parking are listed. These are people who allow you park for a night (free).
This was one of the key features we picked up on as benefits to becoming WBCCI Members! and was our first thoughts as we were driving down to pick up our new A/S in February. Of setting up the perfect parking spot on our driveway that we could run power & water to - along with offering "dumping" services to our on site septic.
We live in the heart of the Kawartha's nestled in a rustic but quaint Hemlock Forest (Chattering Woods) named for its talkative squirrels. A popular vacationing spot in the Canadian Shield right next to one of Southern Ontario's most beautiful lakes - Stoney Lake (On the Trent Severn Waterway).
With our recent waterfront purchase this past October - a nice 8 min evening stroll can offer our new A/S guests (and hopefully life long friends), a moon light paddle, or a star gazing cruise, serenaded by the ever endearing call of the Loon.
At this rate - the courtesy parking will be more than one night at a time
Still anxiously waiting to Join WBCCI - we have our numbers but no one wants our money - go figure
I think the coutesy parking is a fabulous idea and so glad that it has survived all these years. I know not all members have the ability to offer such parking services and may feel that they should not use the service because they can not reciprocate.
But I don't think that was what Walley had in mind. It was about making friendships and experiencing new and special out of the way places - not offered to any other "camper". People who were able to offer their place met many who could not return the favour of their driveway - but certainly met up in caravans and other near by camping areas to forge the initial friendship year after year.
It is this whole aspect (and okay the look of a nice Shinny A/S) that is calling Peter and I off the waterways and onto the roadways!
We can't wait to get the list and see all the neat places we can travel and meet people!