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RVers Experience the Eclipse

Originally Published in Trailer Life Magazine

During the August 21 solar eclipse, frequent Trailer Life contributors and full-time RVers Emily and Mark Fagan were boondocking in the South Dakota Badlands where the eclipse was 95.7 percent of the maximum obscuration. To document this once-in-a-lifetime experience, they focused a time-lapse camera on their fifth-wheel trailer and captured the two-and-a-half-hour progression from daylight to darkness and back in a 33-second video. To read the full story, visit the Fagans’ blog, Roads Less Traveled.

Trailer Life contributors and full-time RVers Emily and Mark Fagan


Trailer Life columnist and frequent contributor Emily Fagan has traveled full time by RV and sailboat with her husband, Mark, since 2007. The couple’s photos have appeared on more than 25 magazine covers and wall calendars, and Emily’s lifestyle, travel and how-to articles have been featured in more than a dozen RV and sailing publications. Follow their adventures on their blog, Roads Less Traveled.

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