Monthly Archives: February 2013

Craggy Wash

We have left Laughlin, NV, and Bullhead City, AZ, and moved on down the road about an hour to the Lake Havasu City area. Craggy Wash is a free dispersed primitive camping area provided by the BLM (Bureau of Land … Continue reading

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Route 66

What to do…what to do… Road trip! The longest continuous stretch of the old “Mother Road”, Historic Route 66, still in use today, runs near here.  We drove to Kingman, Arizona, where we could get on it. Kingman has an … Continue reading

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Oatman, AZ

Oatman, Arizona, about 30 miles from Laughlin, Nevada, on the Historic Route 66, is an authentic western ghost town and mining camp.  It maintains its historic look and includes gunfights and some of the town folk dress in period costumes. Burros, … Continue reading

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Laughlin, NV

90 miles south of Las Vegas is Laughlin, a sort of mini-Vegas and without all the flair of the Vegas Strip, a small town with big casinos. This is a destination for many RV people.  Some of the casinos have … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Ruins at Lake Mead

We awoke to a very pretty sunrise 🙂 When the Hoover Dam was built in the 1930’s the rising waters of the Lake Mead reservoir submerged the small town of St. Thomas.  It remained under water for over 60 years. … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire

The Hoover Dam, Civil Engineering Monument of the Millenium, and Modern Civil Engineering Wonder of the United States, as well as the new bypass bridge recently constructed.  My step-sister, Carolyn, and her husband, Norm, joined Bernie and I on a … Continue reading

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Lake Mead

Government Wash is a free dispersed camping area on the north shoreline of Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Las Vegas, Nevada.  It will be our home for the next day or two.  What a fantastic front window view!  And … Continue reading

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