Monthly Archives: January 2016

Moving on – to Menifee, CA

1/26/16 (Tuesday) in Menifee, CA (Wilderness Lakes-TT) Because we needed to travel about 225 miles today, we wanted to get going earlier than usual. We woke to wind. Dang. Thankfully our slides came in fine, as well as the jacks … Continue reading

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Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park

1/22/16 (Friday) in Winterhaven, CA (Pilot Knob-ROD) Today we visited the Yuma Quartermaster Depot (and visitor’s information center) [$4 entry fee], where the Army received supplies via steamboat (later via the railroad, when dams made steamboat travel impossible) on the … Continue reading

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Arizona Marketplace Revisit

1/21/16 (Thursday) in Winterhaven, CA (Pilot Knob-ROD) We returned to get some items we’d decided we’d like to buy: LED light bulbs, Louis L’Amor paperback books and more produce. I got some pictures this time.   The real reason we … Continue reading

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Algodones, Mexico and Glasses

1/20/16 (Wednesday) in Winterhaven, CA (Pilot Knob-ROD) This time I was determined to take pictures, so as soon as we crossed into Mexico, I took a photo of a big sign there. John yelled at me that photography was not … Continue reading

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Center of the World, in Felicity, CA via Jacques-Andre Istel

1/19/16  (Tuesday) in Winterhaven, CA (Pilot Knob-ROD) How can this be? The center of the world just a mile from our little campground, in the California Sonoran desert? It started when Jacques-Andre Istel, while serving as a Marine in the … Continue reading

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Yuma Territorial Prison and Arizona Marketplace

1/14/16 (Thursday) in Winterhaven, CA (Pilot Knob-ROD) Since we needed to go to Yuma for groceries we figured it would be good to include some new experiences with our trip, so on our way we first stopped at the Yuma … Continue reading

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Teeth Cleaned and Cavities Filled in Algodones, Mexico

1/13/16 (Wednesday) in Winterhaven, CA (Pilot Knob-ROD) We’ve arrived at Pilot Knob, an ROD campground just west of Winterhaven, CA, which is just west of Yuma, AZ. I must say this is the most run down campground of the ROD’s … Continue reading

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