Monthly Archives: March 2011

What the Future Holds

We are very glad to be here after so many adventures.  Now we’re going to be busy doing many things to prepare for our move to New Zealand. Top priority is to get my application turned in for my NZ … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Tire

Saturday, 26 March 2011 @ 7:45 pm We woke this morning at 6 am to our alarm and darkness and cold.  It is exciting to be heading west and then north this morning, another adventurous day in Adventure. We were … Continue reading

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What a Day!

We didn’t get as far today as we had originally planned.  After getting the replacement, we were back on the road again. Phoenix was its usual thick and slow traffic, but we managed that okay, as usual.  We counted over … Continue reading

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Tire Replacement

It turns out that probably no one has the tire size that we need for this old van. However, a “real” truck tire place pointed out that there is a new size that is very close to our size tire. … Continue reading

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Green Angel to the Rescue!

Thursday, 24 March 2011 @ 8 pm We departed San Carlos a bit late, but we still got to Hermossillo, the next big town, about the time we wanted to be there.  I thought it was further away. In Hermosillo, … Continue reading

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Departing San Carlos, heading to the border

Yesterday was a wonderful, mostly restful day.  We had to do several things with the van, such as dumping the tanks, resecuring the tub on the top of the van, charging our spare battery, and the like.  But we also … Continue reading

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Totonaka RV Park in San Carlos (Guaymas)

We stayed the night here at the Totonaka RV Park in San Carlos, about 10 km (6 miles) from Guaymas.  This was our intended target for the night.  We checked out one other RV place that is just outside of … Continue reading

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Guaymas

Tuesday 22 March 2011 5 pm We arrived here in Guaymas at 3:20.  We drove through town, and then parked in a large parking lot behind a restaurant.  Then we drove back into Town in the car, leaving the van … Continue reading

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Heading for Guaymas

Tuesday 22 March 2011 7 am Up about 5:30 this morning. I made the same mistake as during our last trip, and forgot to set my pda to the new time zone.  It’s a good thing we got up so … Continue reading

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The Joys of Mexico Toll Roads

Monday 21 March 2011 7 pm Since we were running late, and also because we are less sure of our van running properly, we decided to take the cuota (toll) roads all day.  The cuotas cost quite a bit, but … Continue reading

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