Monthly Archives: December 2018

Weep

The next destination is Toroweep or sometimes Tuweep, which lies on the North Ridge of the Grand Canyon. I flee all the people at Bryce and pass through Kanab and Sedonia to end up at Pipe Springs. I have been through … Continue reading

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Red Death

Red Canyon is only 15 miles from its more famous colleague, Bryce Canyon. Few stop there as they want to get to Bryce. It is equally amazing and, on a freezing December day, deserted. I decide to go for a … Continue reading

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Cold Road

I set off on a month long ramble around the South West hopefully arriving at the Bosque del Apache https://www.fws.gov/refuge/bosque_del_apache/    There I will take a 5 day bird photography course in early January. After that, the plan is to cross … Continue reading

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The Truck Show

I get together with Bebo to chew the Yuletide fat. We have coffee in Cole Valley, which is where, had I $3,000,000, I would like to live. I then go off to my Boxing Conditioning class at the USF gym. … Continue reading

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Ralph Steadman

San Francisco is a very easy city to get around. I use the bus. I have a Senior’s Clipper Card, which cost very little. It allows me to take anybus, anytime, anywhere. My Clipper card makes a pleasing beep as I … Continue reading

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Small Print

I got a mild sunburn during my trip to the mountains. I bought a bottle of moisturizer cream named Oil of Olay. On the bottle was marked in big letters “ultra hydratant”,”ultra moisture.” Oh good I thought and slathered it … Continue reading

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All Better

I don’t think I mentioned that another victim of the Cerro Gordo road was one of my suspension air bags. ¬†The stock springs can not take the weight of the camper. The airbags¬†lift the back of the truck and generally … Continue reading

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Thank You Jesus

Today has been remarkable! I set off to drive the Cerro Gordo Road. http://www.theadventureportal.com/death-valley-national-park/cerro-gordo-road/ I tried to drive this road 11 years ago in a Range Rover. Alas, it kept breaking down, down and I never made it. I am … Continue reading

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Salty Tales

The goal of the trip is to drive the Saline Valley Road. https://www.dangerousroads.org/north-america/usa/1018-saline-valley-usa.html It is a beautiful day and I am looking forward to seeing how the Truck/Camper combo will perform off-road. We amble along without a care. The scenery … Continue reading

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Chains

I am going to rush through the next two posts as the third is unbelievable. I set off Sunday morning towards Big Pine to drive the Saline Valley Road. This means crossing the Sierras and then driving way down South … Continue reading

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