It was raining and cool in the Valley of Fire when we woke up and it remained stormy the rest of the day changing from rain to snow as we drove into higher elevations.
Back on I5 we crossed a corner of Arizona and went into Utah where we stopped at a coffee shop in St. George to buy plane tickets for our upcoming trip to Asia. As always, when using public wifi, we also used a private VPN service to keep our information secure. Continue reading Snow in Jacob Lake 11.04.2015
It was a very noisy night with howling wind, something banging and sand raining on the rocking camper. We were grateful for another hot shower and soak before leaving Delight’s Hot Spring Resort.
There were always vehicles parked by the one undeveloped hot spring in Tecopa so this trip we stopped to take a look. The people in the water said mud mites were not a problem despite the warning sign. Continue reading Crowbar, Las Vegas, Valley of Fire 11.03.2015
This morning there was a rainbow over the vault toilet at Illipah Reservoir. Does that make it the proverbial pot(ty) of gold? In the daylight we saw that Illipah Revervoir, like other western waters, was almost dry. Continue reading Kings Beach Lake Tahoe 10.19.2015
After a hard rain last night we headed towards Nevada by taking Utah 24 to I70 and then US 50. It was another day of beautiful scenery, lots of wind, rain, and dramatic clouds. US 50 makes a left turn in Salina, Utah that we missed because several blocks of downtown were closed due to some type of emergency. We drove up US 89 to Gunnison, Utah before we realized we were on the wrong road and turned around. Downtown Salina was still closed but we were able to find side streets back to US 50. Continue reading Illipah Reservoir, Nevada 10.18.2015