Wednesday 25th – Well having got the puncture fixed and filling up with propane across the road.at the Eagle RV sales company where a very nice lady just wouldn’t let Steve go, chat, chat, chat we were finally on our way to Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam. Because of our delays we didn’t arrive … More Monday 30th May 2011
So we arrived in Las Vegas at obout 4pm on Sunday evening after stopping at a shopping mall in “Pahrump” the first town we came to after leaving Death Valley. We found a Radio Shack there and managed to buy a small 75watt inverter to charge Judy’s camera. It only has a mains charger and … More Wednesday 25th May 2011
After a good night’s sleep we headed for Barker Dam and a two mile round trip walk to find the old dam still holding water and producing a great oasis for animals and birds. It was constructed by a rich Rancher to provide water for the cattle and their mining operations, a case of those … More Friday 20th – Saturday 21st May 2011
After leaving cathedral City we took the side roads rather than the interstate which was lovely mandering through the fields then arrived at Joshua National Park about 11:30. The Ranger at the Visitor Centre was great talking us through the sights in the park. They couldn’t take our credit card to pay for the anual … More Thursday 19th May 2011
In the Morning we moved round to Star Bucks to send our emails and have breakfast while we waited for the rush hour on the freeway to subside. We had experienced the traffic yesterday going round Los Angeles, the camper is so out of balance because of the long overhang behind the rear wheels that … More Wednesday 18th May 2011
Sorry folks six days since our last post. We made an early start on Thursday and back tracked to avoid the road block right back to Salinas which we had driven through the day before and the views going north on Highway 1 were even better than going south then down the H101 which runs … More Tuesday 17th May 2011
Two days in hopefully we will find an internet tomorrow to send this. Cheryl & Kerry dropped us off at Heathrow on their way to work on Monday morning. The flight was comfortable and not too arduous and landed at San Francisco airport a bit early. Homeland security were exceedingly polite and respectful, not the … More Wednesday 11 May 2011
We have had a month in the UK, visited all the family & friends and have done all the business we needed to do French & English tax returns etc. Very necessary so as not to get fined by the various “Tax Men” while we are away. We have checked in online and reserved our … More On our way tomorrow…..