Saturday, April 23, 2016

it ain't all pretty landscapes...

Guess where we spent the last 1.5 days? It's hard to guess, as it's a place where I don't like to spend time. a mall, and this case the Tucson mall. Why, oh why would one spend so much time at a mall? No, it wasn't for escaping the roaring heat, but it for sure was a welcome change. Our RV Betsy was due for a proper repair of the steering fluid leak, and let's just say it took a bit longer than hoped. With nothing interesting close by, and with no available rental cars due to a Honda recall, we hopped into the bus and joined the mall walkers (never heard of that term, but Tod explained that people go to a mall to exercise, to stay out from the heat). On the upside, Tessa had a ball playing with several different kids at the indoor play ground, and I scored some great 70% off deals on new clothing for her (hey you gotto find something to do when you have  7+ hrs to kill at a mall)

More enjoyable times in Tuscon were spent with our cruising friends Joel and Chris of s/v 40 Love at their house.  Biking around Catalina State Park, visiting the Puma county fair, and spending a night at the campground next to Saguaro National Park.

Midway to San Diego now in non descript Yuma. No county or state parks here, and all the RV parks have a 55+ yrs requirement. Luckily we found a flexible one, where we can stay for the night.

view of our campsite near Saguaro NP

she couldn't care so much about rides at the fair, but could have
spend hours at the petting zoo

1 comment:

  1. You certainly live a life of contrasts!
    Can't wait to see you. No malls or AC here. P&A


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