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... place is VAST. Unless you've been here, it's hard to get it. I've had the discussion with people as to how Americans are "amerocentric"...........but the thing is, most Europeans don't realize how huge our country is. Texas, and Texas alone, is bigger than SPAIN.........and half a dozen other European countries included. A guy I met in Scotland said that was the thing that amazed him the most about America.....how HUGE it was.
As we pushed ...
Midday temp: 25C
The temperature was a pleasant 14C when we went to bed so I didn't turn the furnace on, but through the night the temperature dipped to -4C. I was up at 0530 to turn it on when I realized how cold it was in Star.
We woke early today because we thought the time changed once we were in Texas, but we were wrong, it didn’t change for another 50km down the road. So we were ...
We continued our way West toward San Diego today. Jim found a place to stop for the night with a quick off the freeway, no amenities, just a site, hookups with 50 amp, water and sewer - all for the low price of $18!
He read the story of how the guy was being transferred back East, didn't want to go, saw campers and RVs going by on the freeway, and came to the conclusion they needed someplace to stop. He bought some land and sat counting the number of RVs ...
... Now with the primary scheduled for May 29th, we'll try to get on the road...heading north to avoid the Texas heat....by early June. Our destination? Probably to Michigan but we have not made any definite plans. First we need to get the RV window replaced and have no idea how long it will take for Camping World to order it and get it delivered. But with that done, we'll look forward to another road trip.
... loose while in transit, neither caused damage to the coach. Lost or stolen, replacements were needed.
We traveled through the large city of El Paso. Neither of us have any interest in stopping anywhere near the U.S./Mexican Border, especially with El Paso's sister city Juarez literally within view. The difference in cultures is evident by comparing the buildings of the two cities. The U.S. side of the border looks American with a ...
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