Monthly Archives: May 2014

5/28/2014 – Quite a change in climate, too.

Lake Almanor to Tionesta, CA: 167 miles (about 3 hrs 15 min) Total since leaving San Carlos: 1,487 miles Yesterday evening was cool-ish but not particularly uncomfortable.  But, it certainly got cold during the night.  I’ve been sleeping more or … Continue reading

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5/27/2014 – Quite a change of scenery

Lone Pine (actually Diaz Lake just south of Lone Pine) to Dayton, NV: 260 miles (elapsed time: no idea.  Too many stops and side trips) Dayton, NV to Lake Almanor, CA: 165 miles (~3 hrs 50 min.) Total mileage since … Continue reading

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5/25/2014 – Slab City to Lone Pine

Slab City to Lone Pine: 248 miles      total since San Carlos: 895 miles travel time: 9 hours, 20 minutes (but that includes stopping for breakfast and stopping to fix Flipper once) I was ready to bug out of … Continue reading

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5/24/2014 – Slab City

You’ll just have to Google Slab City yourself because I’m writing this while off-line and can’t look up any URLs to link to. There used to be a Marine base (I think it was USMC anyway) on the east side … Continue reading

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5/23/2014 – Ajo to Yuma

Ajo to Yuma: 159 miles, 2 hrs 45 min.   Total miles since San Carlos: 554 Yuma?  I never said anything about Yuma!  What the heck am I doing there?  I’ll tell ya but first I have to tell you … Continue reading

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5/22/2014 – Back in the USA

Santa Ana, Sonora, MX to Ajo, AZ: 202 miles, about 5 hours total mileage since San Carlos: 395 Got a nice early start today.  Left Santa Ana at 7:20.  Of course I got up at 5:15.  Skipped breakfast other than … Continue reading

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5/21/2014 – Driving While Gringo

San Carlos to Santa Ana: 193 miles, 4 hrs, 10 minutes In the States we often hear the lament of African Americans or Latinos that they were pulled over for DWB or DWH, Driving While Black of Driving While Hispanic. … Continue reading

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