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Up the California Coast Past Santa Barbara

The next leg of our journey was a trip up the coast of California, past Los Angeles to a campground in the east of Santa Barbara, Upper Oso, in the Los Padres National Forest. The trip was way too long, about 8 hours on the road. The freeway slowed to a crawl through a significant Continue Reading

Keeping Cool

One of the challenges of camping is keeping the food cold. For example, chicken that has gone bad can ruin the entire trip, even if you don’t use it. The smell invades the other food and the cooler. So what cooler to choose? Yeti gets good reviews, theoretically keeping ice frozen for 7 days or Continue Reading

Lake Roosevelt gets 4 stars.

If any of you are considering camping or picnicking at Lake Roosevelt, AZ, I can recommend it. The scenery is breathtaking. The campsites are clean and well-spaced apart. Most have some sort of vegetation between the sites to give a bit of privacy. The showers are solar-powered and clean. Spigots are by each bathroom to Continue Reading

This Makes No Sense

When we arrived at Lake Roosevelt we chose Cholla loop campsites. Those sites are a mixture of RVs, trailers, motor homes, 3rd Wheelers and tents like us. There are bathrooms with flush toilets for what looks like every 75 campsites. So you’re probably wondering what makes NO SENSE. When we took our walk this morning Continue Reading