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Our Awesome Travels
Taken In Quartzsite Arizona Dec 7th 2015

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Wed. Jan. 26th 2011 Quartzsite AZ

Join us as we travel North America in our Holiday Rambler Vacationer,
 since August 2006

      Just another desert day, sunshine, warm and dusty. Morning coffees, computing walkabout and ride about, and chat with a few neighbours. Putter about in the sunshine dusting off the car and rv, they don't get dirty with rain and dew, just dusty, especially in the desert. I went to check out the water and dumpstation on a detour going to the store.
      This is included in the $40.00 two week fee that we pay as well as a water filling station and garbage disposal. But this being probably the busiest two weeks of the year here with a few hundred thousand RVs in the area, this station and all others are always busy.
line up
      This morning I counted 20 rv's inline and with an average of 10 to 15 minutes for each one and only two dump stations its at least a 2 hour wait in line. Now on certain days and times there could be as many as 40 in line, by next week it should be much less crowded here, we leave on tuedsay.
Beer 30
      Off to the store now for a few items and found the beer label I was looking for. It says "anytime is the right time" What time is it? Beer 30! Good price anyway 30 cans for $13.89. Now back home a bite to eat then we are of to the other end of town to check out Gem World. This place is huge with rows and rows of gems, stones, beads, costume jewelry and cheap too. But not what Suzie wanted.
Gem World
       So a few doors down the street is Hardees, not quite as big, but they did have what we wanted and there was some one there to help us in our selection and answer our questions.
      So with this accomplished we drove to another desert area "Dome Rock" and located some friends of ours that we have met before in the desert, but nobody was home at the time. So we looked up Gary and Pat from Galvin Bay Ontario and they weren't home either. No problem thou back home to enjoy the sunshine and our books, for a while. We try not to take the car out too much with so much traffic in town especially all the RV's.

     Then we had a craving for a Pizza from Silly Al's. The food there is great and atmosphere as well but this place is soo busy at this time of year we decide to phone and order take out. Well I get there at 5:15pm and the place is packed, I had to double park the car in front of another empty restaurant then make my way thru the thirty or so people waiting to get into Silly Al's. I am sure with a couple hundred noisy people there the only ones under 60 years old was the staff. So now armed with a delicious hot pizza, back to home dirt to enjoy, then relax for the rest of the night.

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  1. I love Gem World but haven't been to the new one yet but hope to end of March. I asked before but got no answer, how long will you be in Arizona?

  2. Contessa, we be in Quartzsite until next Tuesday, then heading east and south


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