The Wild West in Las Vegas

Even among the rattlesnakes, I never feel in danger until we arrive in Las Vegas.  Jim suggests that we spend a few days recovering from our week of boondocking by enjoying the amenities of the Las Vegas park where he winters.  I am initially dazzled by the warm reception we receive, the sparkling pool, clean […]

Gettin’ Our Kicks on Route 66

While in Lake Havasu, a nearby scenic stretch of historic Route 66 beckons to us.  In addition to the breathtaking natural scenery along this lonely road, we also discover a number of interesting man-made sights. Most importantly this run takes us through downtown Oatman, AZ where we hope to see the famous wild burros roaming […]

Lake Havasu Adventures

As we pull into Lake Havasu City, AZ we are greeted by signs declaring this city to be the home of the London Bridge.  I wondered where that bridge went.  For the whole story, click here.  Short story is that the founder of McColluch chain saws bought the bridge, built a canel here for it […]

Time to Heed the Warning Signs

Sundance killed a rattlesnake that was lurking outside the laundryroom door yesterday.  Park management installed a sign at the park entrance warning everyone to “watch for rattlesnakes.”  As more snowbirds depart, rattlesnakes, tarantulas and gila monsters appear to replace them.  Clearly Storm and I must leave before we are the only humans left here. Cochise […]