Our Awesome Travels

Our Awesome Travels
Taken In Quartzsite Arizona Dec 7th 2015

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Fri. Feb.3rd. Settling in to Bullhead City

Thanks for joining us on our journey of North America
 in our Holiday Rambler, since August 2006

Where are we Today ?

        Now we are in a resort with full hook ups and all is nice, I guess. But we kinda got spoiled with the wide open spaces that we had in the desert. Early morning sunrise shining in our window and on our patio all day and room to roam .

        Here we are assigned a site, just about the only empty site here so there is no choice. Because we are on the west side of the mountain we don't get the morning sun until 9 am on our patio for a couple hours then we are in the shade all day with 20 mph winds making it a cool campsite. Hopefully the winds will go away and it will get hot enough soon so we can enjoy our lovely cement patio. It's a nice 68-70 f but feels real cool in the shade with the winds.
sunrising in Nevada
         This morning went out for a few groceries and stopped by the visitor centre for some local info on the area. Its been 5 years since we were here, and there is a few things we want to see and do. Now after lunch down to the nice large laundry room and wash some desert dust from our clothes at least here I can relax in the sun with a book and no wind.
nice laundry 10 machines
hot tub
          Chores are done by mid afternoon and we are discussing our game plan for the next two weeks. Then we just hopped in the car and drove across the river to Laughlin Nevada and cruised down Casino dr.  (the strip) checking out all the signs and specials here. Also stopped at the visitor centre to pick up information on shows and specials for all the casinos.
heading to Laughlin
        There is quite of large parking lots and free parking for Rv's as well. One nice camping spot is parking lot at the south end of town, high on a ridge overlooking the strip and the Colorado river. Last time we were here we stayed behind the Tropicana Express where they have a free dump station and water fill.

view from the hilltop
the river
the strip

        Now with an armload in information to check out we headed back home. I got out our Weber grill (the wind has died down a bit) and fired it up to grill a Teriyaki pork loin, and sweet potatoes with apple, brown sugar and cinnamon, with fresh broccoli and tomato slices for a yummy supper.
almost done
another tasty meal
        Right behind our rig and thru the middle of the resort is a nice clean looking cement lined "wash" (dry river bed). This is here to handle the flash flooding that occasionally happens in these desert areas.
the wash
        Then after dark we can just look down the street at the bright city lights, across the river, on the strip and have the peace and quiet of our home.
night lights
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  1. Sounds like you had a great day of touring.
    We wish our sites were larger in this resort as well.
    Always a trade off ... LOL
    Take care ... TnT

  2. TnT:

    That"s what make this lifestyle so interesting.


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