Archive for November, 2014

Nov 30, 2014

The cold weather is behind us until next October

Woke up to 32F/0C in Ely, Nevada.  Nothing was frozen.  I have to say that it was warmer this past week  that it was the end of October doing the same route last year and in previous years.  You just never know what Mother Nature is going to deliver. Sadly we have a problem with […]


Nov 29, 2014

The most ridiculous border crossing and Ely, Nevada

This is going to be a very short version of the actual event at the border due to the protection of our personal information.  We crossed on the US Thanksgiving and instead of a lighter interrogation as we expected we received the full monty.  Where are you going, how many years have you been doing […]


Nov 28, 2014

Turned away by Camping World

We had a fabulous sleep last night at Lowes, it was quiet and peaceful as opposed to past nights spent at the local Walmart.  Even the dozen or so shoppers showing up at 6AM did not bother us.  We were up and driving at 7:00AM.  It was 48F with no precipitation.  As we crossed into […]


Nov 27, 2014


It is bedtime but finally we have communication with the world.  The border was a massive pain ( special post coming ).  Got to Moses Lake eventually in the dark.  As per previous discussion we were by passing Walmart ( which looked empty by the way despite the holiday ) and heading to Home Depot […]


Nov 26, 2014

Unexpected Winter Wonderland

We woke up Wednesday morning to 6 inches of snow.  Rain was in the forecast, not snow.  The forecast was for more rain and we had hoped it would melt the snow.  That never happened and it looks like more snow tonight.  It never got above 1C/34C all day.  Fortunately we never lost power.  There […]


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