Hooked on Birds! – Patagonia

Male Elegant Trogon

From Quartzsite we made a quick stop back at Casa Grande to do some of the mundane tasks of RV life after boondocking; flushing the black tank and doing laundry.  While there, we had a chance meeting with Hans and Lisa of  Metamorphosis Road, who recognized  me through my blog.  Isn’t blogging so cool!  Sharing our travel tales has connected us […]

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Quartzsite, AZ – A hub of activity

Happy Hour in the desert

After visiting Quartzsite at the beginning of December to scope out the boondocking areas and upcoming show setup, we came back to actually attend the assortment of shows the town is known for, and to observe the madness firsthand.  During this time (Jan – Feb), Quartzsite is brimming with tens of thousands of visitors, vendors, winter residents, boondockers and snowbirders. […]

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Sonoran Desert beauties!

Northern Cardinal

We just realized we’ve been hanging around southern Arizona for two months now – how time flies when you’re having fun with friends in such a beautiful place!  Being here, you can’t help but take notice and admire the abundance of cacti, succulents, birds and other critters that make the this area unique.  The area is generally recognized as the […]

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Drugs and Dentists – Mexico!

Algodones, Mexico

We arrived in Yuma thinking we could get away from a lingering cold snap in the area.  Yet, when we arrived here a freeze warning remained in effect for several days.  Yuma is in the far southwest corner of Arizona, sharing its border with Mexico and California.  And get this: according to Guinness World Records, Yuma is the sunniest city […]

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Picacho Peak kicked our butts!

From the Tucson area we moved west, stopping at Casa Grande, AZ.  After arriving there, we did our usual investigation for places with good hiking.  We didn’t find anything in the immediate area, but we discovered that beautiful Picacho Peak, which we had admired from I-10 west of Tucson, is located within a state park about 33 miles from Casa […]

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