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Heceta Head Lighthouse

My First Workamping Experience

The Rig, the Road and the RV Life By October 5, 2020 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

This post begins with a disclaimer. If you read a wide array of workamping job descriptions, you find a huge variety of job titles, duties, hours and expectations. My job title was Lighthouse Interpreter which meant I’d give tours to visitors to include history and interesting information about the Heceta Head Lighthouse. So, the disclaimer […]


Oregon’s Heceta Head Lighthouse

West By March 4, 2019 Tags: , , , 12 Comments

Finally, after sharing information about workamping in general and my particular workamping experience, it’s time to share the details of the Heceta Head Lighthouse itself. Because we couldn’t take tours into the lighthouse (closed for maintenance), we interacted with visitors outside the lighthouse. This made the tour much less formal so we gauged a person’s […]


Unexpected Perks from My Workamping Job

The Rig, the Road and the RV Life By February 18, 2019 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

I started last week off by saying this, but want to say it again. The perks of my workamping experience reflect only my experience. If you take a workamping job, you shouldn’t expect the same. Certainly, there might be different perks but best to walk into the job expecting none. That way anything you might […]


Workamping: Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

This and That By February 4, 2019 Tags: , , , , 6 Comments

Workamping combines working with camping. Hence, the term. From the start, workamping has been on the list of things I wanted to try on road. From the start, I also wanted to work at a lighthouse. So I felt especially grateful that I experienced both at once and as my first job. Today’s post is […]