Category Archives: California

Lighthouses and Lunch

Lake Havasu City Lighthouses – These are actual navigational aids around the lake, 1/3 scale replicas of famous lighthouses of the United States. There are 23 in all. We found six of them while we were out and about today. … Continue reading

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Old Cars in Laughlin

Another beautiful day! A sunny 75F, great day for a walk. There is a riverwalk between the casinos and the Colorado River. This connects you with seven of the nine casinos in Laughlin. The other casinos are across the street, … Continue reading

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And More Death Valley

Badwater Basin is the lowest point in the western hemisphere. It is 282 feet below sea level. At the end of the boardwalk we continue walking out to the middle of the field where it is the most interesting. We … Continue reading

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More Death Valley

The clouds went away overnight and left today to be another blue sky sunshine day of 82 degrees. Our mission today was to visit Rhyolite, an historic townsite in Nevada, just outside the Death Valley boundary. Just prior to Rhyolite … Continue reading

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Death Valley

As we were leaving the RV park this morning we realized we were very close to the Mojave Air and Space Port so we drove over to have a look. The SpaceShipTwo that crashed in the desert last week took … Continue reading

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On the Way to Death Valley

We left the fairgrounds RV park in Mariposa and began our trek to Death Valley National Park. Almost all of the 250 miles we drove today was in smog. Air quality alerts on TV said it would be that way … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

We were only able to visit a small part of Yosemite National Park today.  It’s late in the season and some of the roads are closed for the winter. Mostly it’s because they have already had snow in the upper … Continue reading

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