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Traveling the US southern tier, California to Florida with frugal budget and teardrop trailer! (Part 1 of 4 installments)

  An abandoned trailer home in Salton Sea Beach, ruined when the lake overflowed and flooded all the resort towns in 1976/77. These huge settling ponds remove sediment from Colorado River at Imperial Dam, before the cleaner water is sent to the Imperial Valley. Army tank used in Gulf War graces the Yuma Proving Grounds. […]

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Grand Canyon National Park; Stunning, changing views will bring tears to hardened travelers!

  Canyon from Desert Drive overlook; if your eyes are good, you will see the Colorado River almost 5,000 feet below! Bright Angel Trail attracts both day hikers, and those descending the entire mile in elevation drop to the Grand Canyon floor (also the trail used by mules hauling guests into the canyon). Two hikers […]

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Williams, AZ; gateway to the Grand Canyon, and a Route 66 favorite!

Several blocks of William’s old Rt. 66 are home to shops specializing in all mode of Rt. 66 memorabilia! The Grand Canyon Railroad departs Williams, headed north to Grand Canyon Village on the park’s south rim. We were in route to Grand Canyon Park’s south entrance, and stopped first in the town of Williams, AZ, 50 […]

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Imperial Dam on Colorado River feeds ag in Imperial Valley and SoCal cities

These four massive de-silting ponds help remove most of the silt/dirt carried by the mighty Colorado, before the cleaner water is shipped to California’s Imperial Valley and SoCal cities. The All-American Canal carries Colorado River water west to the Imperial Valley and Southern California. We recently made a two-week tour of desert California and Arizona.  […]

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