Santa Fe – Coronado Historic Site – and Balloons

Santa Fe – Kuaua Pueblo – and Balloons Balloon Fiesta Day 3: Morning Balloon Fix We slept in this morning and missed the Dawn Patrol.  Then we found out that it was cancelled when we went for breakfast.  Cool!  Didn’t miss anything. The balloons did launch, so we still got some good pictures. Sandia Mountain

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Day Two

At The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Day Two Dawn Patrol The Morning Dawn Patrol was so cool this time.  Yesterday there was a good breeze and at dawn the launched balloons went by pretty fast.  This morning it was very calm – and as the balloons lifted off and headed toward us they get in a

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Cortez Colorado

Cortez Colorado Last Stop Before the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta  October 2-4 Our last stop before getting to Albuquerque is Cortez, Colorado.  We stayed for 3 days to explore the area.  It sure was nice to get into some green farmland again – a nice change from the deserts of Nevada and Utah.  We stayed at

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Eastern Nevada and Utah

En route to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Eastern Nevada and Utah – En route to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta                     California Trail Interpretive Center – Elko Nevada September 28th After leaving Winnemucca we drove through the high desert of Nevada to Wendover on our way to

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Fernley and Winnemucca Nevada

Heading to the Balloon Fiesta from California First Stop Fernley Nevada We left Sacramento on September 25th, heading east to the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque taking the long road there! We had a bit of a rocky start when our RVi Brake acted up braking hard when it should not.  After getting frustrated about the

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Lake Minden

Lake Minden, Nicolaus California   Lake Minden RV Resort is a NACO/Thousand Trails RV park located in Nicolaus California between Sacramento and Marysville where highway 99 and 70 split.  This is the second time we have stayed at this RV park.  We are staying for 3 weeks. The park is close to Sacramento and the

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Seligman Arizona to Lake Minden California

Seligman Arizona to Lake Minden California March and April 2017 Route 66 and Seligman Arizona March  On our way to the next stop after leaving the Verde Valley is Kingman Arizona.  Before reaching Kingman is the little town of Seligman and a nice stretch of Route 66 that branches off the freeway.  We stopped at

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Tucson and Camp Verde Arizona

Tucson (Escapee Escapade) and Camp Verde Arizona March, 2017     Our first Escapade, and second RV rally. Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson Arizona We arrived at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson on Friday, with the Escapee Escapade not starting until Sunday. This gave us an excellent spot near a grassy area next to the

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Abilene Texas to Benson Arizona

Abilene Texas to Benson Arizona March 2017    Abilene Texas Buck Creek RV Park Buck Creek RV Park is a very simple, full hook up RV park overlooking Abilene. They offer all pull through campsites.  It is a great place to stop if you are passing through or exploring Abilene for a few days. What

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