Desert Hot springs

We left Quartzsite on Friday the 13th and headed to Desert Hot Springs. Along I10 we ran through a dust storm that was later followed by a rain storm as we got to the southern side of Joshua Tree NP. We made a short stop along the way to check out Desert Center. An interesting […]

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Quartzsite Pt 3

Sunrises and sunsets in the desert bookend relaxing days of hiking and reading. Jane and I enjoy this area a lot.  Met a couple nearby that come down from Oregon. They took us out for a few hours touring the washes and top side of town in their four seater SxS. Maybe we need one […]

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Quartzsite Pt 2

Went in to town looking for tilt supports for the solar panels but didn’t like the price/quality of what I saw.  Stopped at the hardware store and bought a piece of 1×2 and some bolts.  They cut the wood into four pieces and I drilled the holes back at the trailer. Total $3.75 and the […]

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Quartzsite

Back at Plomosa Rd BLM area where we were in March. So far it seems the solar panels can recharge the batteries during the day from the usage the night before.  I designed the mounts to tilt but didn’t get around to making support rods.  Moon is a bit bright for good star pictures but […]

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Kingman, AZ pt 2

Toured the historic section of Kingman, visited the Route 66 museum and the Bonelli House. The history of the route is quite interesting and the creation of the Interstate certainly devastated a number of towns. With faster vehicles and longer drives between stops there was less need for the many hotels/motels/restaurants and gas stations. Some […]

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Kingman, AZ

Arrived in Kingman after three days driving from home in Wasaga Beach. Did about 15hrs each day and got here with no snow on the roads. Staying in Golden Valley at Trade Winds RV Park for three nights then we’ll be heading to Quartzsite for a bit.

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