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... I saw the lake.
The next day we walked down to the bridge (1.5 miles from
our home) that crosses over the Colorado River and walked around Laughlin’s
casino strip. Yip we walked from Arizona to Nevada. ;) It is no way as grand as Las Vegas but it was
Monday, Faye and Jim (cousins) took us to see the burros
that freely wonder down the streets of Oatman AZ. We ...
... up with boats and jet skis in tow - even little desert buggys - all hitched up to the most massive RV you could imagine! When we chatted to them, the motto was "work hard, play hard", and this was the American way of playing - big boys with big toys! Not to be upstaged, I got on the phone and arranged our own jet ski for the day - a massive, 220 HP turbo charged SeeDoo! Wow! we had a blast racing up and down the river on this ...
... as a result of the blue tattooing made on her face by her captors.
The town itself was once one of the largest gold producers in Arizona, and now the mine has been reopened which means the tours are no longer running. However there is plenty to experience in the centre, with regular shoot outs each day (even out of season) and the famous burros (donkeys) which are left over from the mining days. They wander around during the day, disappearing into ...
... part is, there is no humidity. The air is burning. It's impossible to survive without air-conditioning, most of the cases even my host flees to the apartment to escape the heat.
I remember when driving here from Flagstaff I thought to myself that I shouldn't have a problem with heat since I was okay with it in Monument Valley. Of course I left out a couple of things from my calculations. First off, both Flagstaff and Monument Valley are located relative high, ...
... mid 20s. There are lots of Joshua trees to be seen. These yucca were named by a group of Mormon settlers who crossed the Mojave Desert; the shape of the tree reminded them of the Bible story in which Joshua raises his hands to the sky in prayer. From Cima we followed the Union Pacific rail tracks but didn't see any trains until we arrived at Kelso. Cliff got out to take photos and talk to the engineer who said all trains were stopped until around midday. ...
Other places to stay in Bullhead City
2360 4th St, Bullhead City | Hotelfrom $61
1717 Highway 95, Bullhead City | 2 star hotelfrom $35
2201 Rancho Colorado Blvd, Bullhead City | Hotelfrom $72
336 Lee Street, Bullhead City | 1 star hotelfrom $59
320 Lee Ave, Bullhead City | Hotelfrom $225