Royal Motor Inn
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... here we enjoy a few of the 339 sunny days a year.
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
The first territorial State Prison… we went up on the watchtower, which is on top of the water tank – very practical, so the water can't evaporate. We discovered in the museum, that it was open from 1875 – 1914 – when the State Prison moved to ...
... about 15 others, some of whom had brought their old LP's to get them autographed!! After what seemed like a long time Al came by and told us all unfortunately only those with press passes were eligible to stay for photos, autographs etc. There were many forlorn looking faces I can tell you, including mine! We were then told to leave the building, so we went out of the glass doors, which they closed behind us. We could still ...
... perched on tall Electrical Poles outside of Parker, Arizona. Pretty neat to see that many.
Day 227 - Boulder City, NV - Back to Nevada. I'm getting tired of the time changes. Arizona doesn't change their clocks, so we've been an hour behind, then an hour ahead, and then - oh who knows what time it is and who cares, since we are retired and does it really matter??
We will stay here ...
... They sing opera and country and western, not particularly our type of music, but the show was quite good.
We met with Bev and Rick and eight of their friends to plan Christmas dinner. We originally were going to the Christmas dinner in our park but when Bev invited us to her place we accepted her invitation. It’s an organized pot luck with the traditional turkey and all the trimmings and also perogies and tourtiere. Should be good.
Friday night ...
... Mexico border and checked out Imperial Dam 20 miles away, which is a Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA). You pay variants from $40 for 2 weeks (which is what we did) to $180 for 6 months - $1 per day. Lots of people from the USA North and/or Canada go there to escape bad Winters, but it is pretty basic. Just about everyone tows a car with their motorhome (or at least a motorbike) which of course, we don't have so it's feet or push bikes for us. We did a lot of both over ...
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