Road Trip Blogs

Winter Journey – Cottonwood Cove – March 2017

Sunday March 12th – our friend Dan comes to see us off as we prepare to leave Synder Hill BLM camping area west of Tucson, Arizona. It is about noon before we pull out, having done all the extra checks ...
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Winter Journey – Kit Peak – March 2017

Saturday March 4th – Saturday March 11th We are still at Synder Hill BLM dispersed camping area west of Tucson. This week is centered around getting the Suburban ready to be our towing vehicle and Terry ready to be towed, ...
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Winter Journey – Saguaro NP – March 2017

Wednesday March 1st is a beautiful blue-sky day. We run a couple of errands in the morning, and then drive out to the Saguaro NP, which is not far from Synder Hill where we are camped. This park is a ...
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Winter Journey – Belle to Suburban – February 2017

Friday February 24th – It is 27 degrees and a bitter cold wind – kind of limits outdoor photos, but we are leaving this morning, anyway. We head on south through Joshua Tree NP, warm inside Blazer, noticing how green ...
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Winter Journey – Joshua Tree Belle – February 2017

Wednesday February 22nd – We pack up this morning, as we are heading back to Joshua Tree NP; driving south through the park it is the shortest route to get us back to Tucson. Looking at the calendar and the ...
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Winter Journey – Back to BLM – February 2017

Sunday February 19th – We are grateful for the stay at the Walmart parking lot during the rain, but today we pack up and head back to the BLM area north of Joshua Tree. This time we go in on ...
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Winter Journey – BLM Camping – February 2017

Wednesday, February 15th – We are up at 8:15 a.m. CT (Clifford Time, which is actually 6:15 a.m. in California – just so you know we are not slouches), packed, hooked up, and ready to leave by 11:15 a.m. I ...
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Winter Journey – Last Days at Joshua Tree NP – February 2017

Sunday, February 12th – I am up before sunrise again today, which I enjoy, as a stroll in the desert in the quiet of the morning is a great way to start the day. Today Clifford rewires the solar panel ...
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