Lake Powell

A relatively short drive from Cottonwood took us back up to Lone Rock Campground on Lake Powell. I had wanted to explore the slot canyons in the area but couldn’t find any easy boondocking so we came back to the same spot we stayed in this past spring. The views of the Lake here are […]


From Goosenecks we headed Southwest to Cottonwood outside of Sedona. We had stayed last Spring at the Verde Valley Thousand Trails and it was one of our¬†favorites but a little hard to get into because many people feel the same way. Jaime managed to get us a two week reservation which went by pretty quickly. […]

Made it to Mexico

Capt. Jim and I finished up an 18 hour bus ride down from Matamoros to Veracruz, Mexico on the chicken bus. OK it wasn’t a chicken bus and the seats were had about the same legroom as a first class in an airline but it was definitely a bumpy night. There doesn’t seem to be […]