American Girl Mines Again

January 31, 2020 Bill, Sue, Steve and I left Fortuna D’Oro at 11:28 am. heading to American Girl Mines on Interstate 8, west of Yuma in Winterhaven, California. This drive takes us about half an hour. We are hooking back up with our Xcaper friends Pam and Ray, they have been here at AGM for […]

Read More American Girl Mines Again

Lake Havasu City, Arizona

January 10, 2020 Bill, Sue, Steve and myself packed up and headed out from Quartzsite at 10:43 am. to head to Cattail State Park which is 10 miles south of Lake Havasu City. We are staying in the overflow at the state park before heading to the Rodeo Grounds in Havasu for the Annual Xscapers […]

Read More Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Borrego Springs (III)

February 20th, 2019 At this point I’ve gotten behind on the blog updates. We left Borrego Springs on the 20th to head to Desert Hot Springs where we are staying at Sam’s Family Spa. This is the balance of the pictures and commentary from Borrego Springs. On February 12th Jane and I hiked the slot […]

Read More Borrego Springs (III)

Desert Hot Springs

March 22, 2019 Note: You can click on any of the pictures to see a larger view. We left Borrego Springs on February 20th and headed to Sam’s Family Spa in Desert Hot Springs. We stay here each winter for a month, sometimes a bit longer. The actual dates we are here varies from year […]

Read More Desert Hot Springs

Borrego Springs (II)

February 11th, 2019 We drove to the trailhead for the Calcite Mine Trail which is back towards the Salton Sea along S22. There is a parking area on either side of the road where the trail starts. It is actually a 4×4 trail but requires a lifted vehicle for clearance on the rocks and large […]

Read More Borrego Springs (II)

Borrego Springs (I)

February 10th, 2019 We arrived in Borrego Springs just after sunset on the 6th after the drive from San Felipe and stopping in El Centro to restock with the essentials (beer, wine, food and diesel). The next day Jane and I went for a hike down to the Clark Dry Lake Bed following Rockhouse Trail […]

Read More Borrego Springs (I)