Tag : wildlife

We drive to Canada several times a year and we like to change up our route every time but there are still only so many ways to get from one point to another. We love Banff and Jasper due to the sheer beauty but we detest the crowds. It’s a love/hate relationship but still one we endure and enjoy every …

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Cave Creek Regional Park

Campground: Cave Creek Regional Park Location: Cave Creek, Arizona Site: 9 Cost: $30 Services: E (50 AMP), W Comments: The campground has nicely groomed spacious sites with great views and easy access to hiking trails.  Even though it is close proximity to a built up area it was very quiet and peaceful. There were lots of birds and rabbits enjoying …

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Whitewater Draw Wildlife Preserve is owned and operated by the Arizona  Department of Fish and Game. It is located just south of McNeal, Arizona and about 20 miles north of Douglas, Arizona. It is accessible for a primitive dirt road which means you might get a bit dusty and dirty (or muddy) on your way in and out. The wildlife …

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Those Young Guys - Central Alberta

Here we are hanging in central Alberta and mooching off relatives and friends. Isn’t life wonderful? We visited a few farms and ate and drank until we couldn’t move anymore. Our hiking has vanished as we soak in the atmosphere and good times.   Oh well…we are having a terrific time and experiencing wonderful weather. Some of the things we …

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Written on Apr, 03, 2015 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Oregon Coast Aquarium - Newport, Oregon

South Beach State Park is located right in the heart of Newport, Oregon. An area rich with lots of tourist attractions, restaurants, and natural settings. We were kept pretty busy during our stay. Oregon Coast Aquarium Our first stop was the Oregon Coast Aquarium, just a stone’s throw from the campground. They have quite a few displays both inside and …

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Those Young Guys - Wildlife in The North

It’s that time of year when many RVers are working away busily preparing (if not already on their way) for their long awaited trip to Alaska, the wild frontier!  When talking to other RVers, the subject of “Driving to Alaska” comes up now and again as we sit around the campfire.  The discussions usually revolve around “the routes, campgrounds, roads, …

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Written on Mar, 10, 2015 by in , , , | 2 Comments.
Bodega Country Store Bodega California

“The Birds” Filming Locations Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” (1963), forever cemented in many of our brains to haunt us through eternity, was filmed in multiple locations in California but two of the main locations in the Bodega Bay area were in both the town of Bodega and the town of Bodega Bay.  Hitchcock intertwined the scenes filmed in both towns …

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Pinnacles National Park California

Wildlife   As the crowds thinned and we found ourselves alone then the wildlife appeared. We could just sit in our rig or by our rig and see lots of birds. I selected our site based on being close to the Condor viewing area. We had tried to view the Condors in Grand Canyon a few weeks ago but no …

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Calcareous Winery Paso Robles CA

Winery Touring Paso Robles is home to over 200 wineries and 32,000 vineyard acres with a mircroclimate, warm days, and cool nights.  The area’s heritage wine variety is Zinfandel. Wine Enthusiast magazine named this area the 2013 Wine Region of The Year. So where do we begin. First we researched the wineries via the brochures and the internet and tried …

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Written on Feb, 14, 2015 by in , , , | 2 Comments.
Those Young Guys - Grand Canyon

The nice thing about camping at Trailer Village is the proximity to the Grand Canyon Rim, the Greenway Trail, the Market Plaza, and the Grand Canyon Village. Our first course of action was walking over to the Grand Canyon Visitor Center to check things out, read the information and watch the movie. You can rent a bike from the Visitor’s …

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