Nevada

Sparks Marina Lake Park

Sparks Marina Lake

The RV Park we are staying at in Reno (actually Sparks) may be the nicest RV Park we have ever been to.  This is the Sparks Marina RV Park; right across the street from a Sparks Marina Lake Park where the water floods out of the ground at over 2 million gallons a day.  The …

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Campsite Review: Tonopah Banc Club Casino “Campground”

Campsite Review: Tonopah Banc Club Casino "Campground"

Campsite Review: Tonopah Banc Club Casino “Campground” (closed during our stay overnight, gravel parking lot). Tonopah Nevada, to avoid confusion. The Banc Club is located just north of Highway 95 just north of the downtown area in Tonopah. The Banc Club offers truck and RV parking in their dirt lot without charge. Tonopah Nevada is …

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Tami’s birthday

Richard, Tami, Allison, Clark at Tami's Birthday Party 2018

I planned our route to be in Las Vegas for Tami’s birthday. I started about three months ago getting the plan in order. The plan was to meet at her brother’s house on her birthday and because it wasn’t going to be much of a surprise.  How many surprises can you get, when we go …

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New Toad

Our new (to us) toad (tow car) Subaru Forester

Another RV term is “Toad” which means a car towed behind the RV. The word is used in a sentence as if “What kind of toad do you have?” Our old toad was an Acura, very nice and we got it already with the necessary equipment to tow behind the RV. The Acura had one …

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Waiting for Repair

Sunset Death Valley National Park

Yesterday was not a good day on wheels. We’re stuck. No starter. We are broken down waiting for repair. We are still at our friend’s house. No jiggling of the gear shifter is getting me out of this one. Willy the local mobile mechanic came over with his repair truck and diagnosis was a break …

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Boise to Gardnerville

View of Lake Tahoe, Nevada

It is a long way from Boise to Gardnerville, Nevada even though we stopped in Winnemucca. It is a long way from Bend to Boise but we made it in one day. I realize that some people in RVs will knock off 300 mile days without complaint but we were tired on all three legs …

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Valley of Fire

Valley of Fire, Nevada State Park

We have electricity, and water, no sewer, no cell phone coverage, and no computers. We do have a view. We are at Valley of Fire for the rest of the week. The view from our front window. Our friends Patti and Joel are in the RV in front of us. In the summer — Hot! …

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas night photo

Vegas — Baby Traveling to Las Vegas along the Colorado River was just what we needed. We just arrived in Vegas after spending the week in Laughlin/Bullhead City. Not much to see there. The big view was the casinos in Laughlin. It was very windy — most of the time. We did go to Oatman …

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