Where We've Been (46 out of 50 States)...Where We Are!

Where We've Been (46 out of 50 States)...Where We Are!
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Saturday, April 02, 2016

A Day Spent with Friends…Christmas Tree Pass…Classic Cars…River Walk…Water Taxi Ride

We met Al and Jan Schwartz back in 2009 when we worked at Camp Hatteras in North Carolina and continue to meet up whenever we are in the same area and that is what we did. They are hanging out in Kingman for a few more weeks and we of course are in Bullhead City so they drove to us so we could spend the day together.


We had thought a drive through Christmas Tree Pass would be fun. For so many years we wanted to check out all the hype that we had heard about breathtaking views and that there were also lines of Christmas Trees decorated with all sorts of unique items…there were supposed to be trees with shoes and all sorts of other items hanging but if they are there we did not find them.


The road is positively horrendous, we almost got stuck once because the road was so bumpy and the ruts were so deep BUT we did see some magnificent views. If you plan to take this road we suggest going in from the entrance closest to Cal-Nev-AZ since it will give you the best views. We kept turning our heads and cameras so to catch some of them. Definitely not what we had expected and even though the scenery was awesome, the road was so bad we would not recommend it especially since there were no decorated trees like we expected.







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We then headed over to Laughlin where we parked sort of in the middle at Colorado Belle and proceeded on the river walkway, the water was clear and higher then it we have seen it in a long time. We went over to the Golden Nugget where we had lunch and drinks on the outdoor patio at Bubba Gump’s, we all enjoyed our drinks and meals. Jan had “I’m Stuffed!” Shrimp Large Shrimp with Crab Stuffing; Al had Shrimp Scampi; Jerry had Forrest’s Seafood Feast; and I had the Grilled Seafood Platter. My platter included some great shrimp and the Mahi Mahi was lightly blackened and was the best I have ever tasted.


Of course we had to take the short walk to see the Monkey’s so Jan could get a photo with them and then our next adventure was to take the Water Taxi to the Riverside where we checked out the Classic Cars.











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It is so funny how when you don’t see someone for years and when we finally do get together it’s as if it was only yesterday since our last visit...That is always how it is with these guys…

Thanks Jan & Al for being a part of our journey through this wonderful lifestyle and we wish you all the best upcoming events and safe travels…see you soon!

1 comment:

Chuck and Anneke's RV travels said...

rugged country and classic cars-perfect:)