Travel Blogs from El Centro, United States

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Day Two - Reality Sets In, El Centro, United States travel blog

Day Two - Reality Sets In

A travel blog entry by jimfrondorf

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Wow! I could probably stop there, but then you couldn't laugh at me. Where to start, where to start? The trip was nearly over before it began, as I nearly got a hernia trying to lug my 500 lb. bike (actually 75 lbs.) back to the street after getting my ...

HEIDI'S SUB, EL CENTRO, United States travel blog

HEIDI'S SUB

A travel blog entry by joyinjesus

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Heidi is now biking down the hot pavement from 4000 feet to below sea level.  I am at the library staying cool and just letting you know that all is well.  I know you were looking forward to reading Heidi's pithy entry but she has to get those ...

Escape from Los Angeles!, El Centro, United States travel blog

Escape from Los Angeles!

A travel blog entry by jessandmalin

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... for us, that step was El Centro, CA...the 113 degree weather, coupled with the distinct smell of crap uniquely associated with the El Centro area, I thought for sure Malin wasn't a happy camper...but I was wrong!   We holed up in the Comfort ...

Day One Sixty-Two, El Centro, United States travel blog

Day One Sixty-Two

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

... for an early morning border crossing. There weren't any rooms or campgrounds in Calexico, so we had to settle for the Motel 6 in El Centro. In over five months on the road, I've only been scared once and this was it. The police cruiser repeatedly circling ...

USA 2011, El Centro, United States travel blog

USA 2011

A travel blog entry by markvb3196

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... . After about and hour we left Yuma and headed towards our destination for the night, it was about another 80 miles to a place called El Centro. We were driving along the hwy when we came across a stretch of sand dunes that went for miles, it was like we ...

Final Shot, El Centro, United States travel blog

Final Shot

A travel blog entry by joec404

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FINAL BLOG!!!! Well, tomorrow morning, early, we'l be on the Baja Peninsula.  We've had a blast!  Seen a lot of cool stuff.  Experienced a lot of this amazing country. This one photo says it all, though.   Bye ...

Heading toward Tecate, El Centro, United States travel blog

Heading toward Tecate

A travel blog entry by joec404

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SECOND TO LAST BLOG, HERE. We realized we were just wasting time screwing around, and decided to hit the border and head down the Baja.  So, today we got here in time to watch the second half of the Huskies game, tomorrow we'll gather ourselves and ...

Leaving for Mexico, El Centro, United States travel blog

Leaving for Mexico

A travel blog entry by ironworker025

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Today we are leaving for Mexico. We had a nice visit with Jacques and Roxanna in El Centro. ...

Car Breaks Down At Rest Area, El Centro, United States travel blog

Car Breaks Down At Rest Area

A travel blog entry by yogisgone

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Visiting our friends in El Centro, El Centro, United States travel blog

Visiting our friends in El Centro

A travel blog entry by greg-and-karen

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... all types of white vehicles with a wide green stripe, attempting to keep the illegal Mexicans and drugs out of the States. We arrived in El Centro mid afternoon and met our friends John and Bertha. John is originally from New Glasgow but has lived in ...

Almost There!, El Centro, United States travel blog

Almost There!

A travel blog entry by vwinbaja

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... know what to expect so it always take a while to get things flowing. It was late and very dark by the time we got to El Centro and found a little RV park just a few miles from the US-Mexico border. Nothing fancy, but it was just off the highway and ...

Cool and rainy but at least no Earthquake, Calexico , United States travel blog

Cool and rainy but at least no Earthquake

A travel blog entry by strods

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... or 4 for $5.00. The guys of course found  the tool section and pick up a few treasures.  We left there and headed to El Centro to visit a Costco store. On the way going we had to go thru a border control stop- they were looking for illegal ...

A busy few days, El Centro, United States travel blog

A busy few days

A travel blog entry by greg-and-karen

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... flea markets. These markets really cater to RVers with almost every camping accessory you could possibly need for sale. Between Yuma and El Centro there are geothermal energy plants and hot spas. We stopped at a hot spa where there are two pools and a ...

To El Centro then across the border, El Centro, United States travel blog

To El Centro then across the border

A travel blog entry by warnout

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Making a run for the border! East on I-8 to El Centro/Calexico then across the border to Mexicali and continuing to San Felipe on the Sea of ...

Going back to Cali', El Centro, United States travel blog

Going back to Cali'

A travel blog entry by dubnation

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... into our cars and took a short drive through downtown Phoenix before heading onto the highway 10 westbound then via 85 to I-8 towards El Centro. The four hour drive took us through flat desert lands - nothing but dirt, sand and sand hills along the ...

El Centro, El Centro, United States travel blog

El Centro

A travel blog entry by stuffthejubilee

A pass through the hot, dry landscape of El Centro. Muy ...

California!, El Centro, United States travel blog

California!

A travel blog entry by skip2938

    After Two tears in Korea, I finally got an assignment out of Arizona, Be it only about 50 miles from the Arizona ...

Lots of hills, El Centro, United States travel blog

Lots of hills

A travel blog entry by patsbike

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      Today I traveled through the Sierra Madre Mountains from Pine Valley, California to El Centro, California.  At one point, we reached the Tecate Divide at 3,890 feet. There were very many STEEP ups and ...

New Scooter, El Centro, United States travel blog

New Scooter

A travel blog entry by ironworker025

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The scooter we brought with us continued not to start. Bill donated it to the Salvation Army and picked up this other scooter. ...

Crossing the border, El Centro, United States travel blog

Crossing the border

A travel blog entry by ironworker025

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... finally after an hour passed we were allowed to leave. By now it was 6:30 pm and pitch dark. We drove 20 miles back to El Centro and checked into a small RV park that we had noticed near the expressway. We had dinner at Denny's and will be in bed early ...

Day Twenty - Hit Water On The Left Side, El Centro, United States travel blog

Day Twenty - Hit Water On The Left Side

A travel blog entry by timoverton

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... Stopped riding in San Diego, California at 1:52 pm Temperature = 29 degrees C Altitude = 3 m Daily Distance Travelled = 210 km Total Distance Travelled = 6,666 km Primary Routes Explored = I-8, toured streets of San Diego States Visited = ...

arrivée en Californie, El Centro, United States travel blog

arrivée en Californie

A travel blog entry by roadtrip2013

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...une longue journée remplie de décors variés....de tout pour tous les goûts....du sable , des montagnes....le Pacifique...et le zoo !! Une arrivée en Californie bien agréable. Tout reste à voir mais nous avons fait un bout dimanche pour tenter ...

short stay, El Centro, United States travel blog

short stay

A travel blog entry by ironworker025

... one of the many friends that we have met in Mexico.  It was so much fun seeing her again.  She is from northern Calif. but was in El Centro visting her daughter.  I do not belive that I did not take a single pic while staying El ...

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