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Roland Johnson
Retired and are currently RVing in Snowbird mode.
Retired and are currently RVing in Snowbird mode.

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Table Mesa BLM
We decided that the drive northward from Tucson was longer than we would like to do in one day.  I located a section of BLM land along I-19 where camping is allowed and is free.  Most of the time we like to limit our drives to no more than four hours.  We'v...

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Tucson Arizona
In Tucson, we stayed at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base FamCamp.  The FamCamp is one of the best military RV parks we have seen.  Davis-Montham (aka the Bone Yard ) is a storage and salvage facility for deactivated aircraft.  Three years ago we toured the ...

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Tombstone and Bisbee
We stayed at the Encore park in Benson Arizona for basically the first week in March.  The park is typical of the RV parks in the southwest.  A large gravel parking lot with utility hook ups and if it is billed as a "resort" it will have a pool and hot tub....

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Big Bend Ranch to Benson Arizona
Rockhound State Park Since the last posting we traveled north from Big Bend Ranch State park intending to stay at the Marfa lights viewing area.  After stopping for lunch in the town of Marfa and having a nice lunch at the Paisano hotel (see the pictures be...

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Big bend Ranch State Park
 After five days of no hook-up camping in the national park (aka boondocking), the Maverick RV park near Lajitas with its full hook-ups, good WIFI, and cellular service was a welcome break. Big Bend Ranch State Park is tothe west of the national park.  The ...

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Big Bend National Park - Santa Elaina Canyon
Santa Elaina canyon is one of the three slot canyons in Big Bend.  The thousand foot cliffs are truely spectacular. A trail leads into the mouth of the canyon and about a quarter mile in on the american side. There are a lot of people who take kayak and can...

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Big Bend National Park - Boquillas Village, Mexico
Anyone who spends much time eat Big Bend park usually makes the obligatory visit to Boquillas village.  Boquillas is a remote Mexican village just across the Rio Grand River on the eastern end of the park. The village has a population of about 300 and the n...

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Big Bend National Park - The Chisos Basin
The Chisos basin is a central canyon area of the Chisos mountains really in the center of Big Bend park  ranging in altitude up to 6000 feet. In Big Bend we stayed at the Rio Grande Village campground which is located in the far southeast corner of the park...

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San Antonio and Medina Lake
We stayed at the Medina Lake Thousand Trails park near San Antonio, Texas  February 4-6, 2017. Of course one must see the Alamo when in San Antonio.  I guess readers can compare how we have aged since our first visit to San Antonio (see the the blog entry f...

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The Stillwell Store and RV Park
  On February 14th we traveled from Del Rio Texas toward Big Bend National Park. Since  the campgrounds in the park are frequently full and the reservable sites are usually reserved months in advance; I decided to stop just outside the park at the Stillwell...
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