Category Archives: Campgrounds

ON THE WAY TO NAVAJO LAKE STATE PARK, AUG. 12, 2017

Location: Home to KOA Bernalillo, New Mexico Yes, we were on the road again with the travel trailer, our destination a butt-flattening and relationship-straining nine hours away.  For this reason we book ended a stop in Bernalillo, NM.  Sandwiched between … Continue reading

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I BIT THE BULLET AND BOUGHT A WELL REGARDED CAMPING TARP

Shade is in high demand in the southwest.  We always got a campsite with a shelter, but the sun created moving shade.  Same with the awning.   We looked to see what campers around us were using.  By far, the usual … Continue reading

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PERCHA DAM STATE PARK, JULY 16, 2017

Location: Percha Dam State Park, Arrey, New Mexico then home A fifth night of temperatures requiring the air conditioner.  I’m looking forward to not hearing it.  But then again, the AC drowned much of the road noise a dozen feet … Continue reading

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PERCHA DAM STATE PARK, JULY 15, 2017

Location: Percha Dam State Park, Arrey, New Mexico. More walking.  We found this cool spot to hang out and fish above the dam.  DotDog absolutely despised the expanded metal floor of the walkway with fast water flowing underneath.  Lotta tall … Continue reading

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MID-SIZED COOLER IMPROVEMENT

Ya see this small to mid sized cooler here.  I’ve been taking it to hang out in the mountains, and we store the frozen foods in it when traveling.  Ice disappears quickly.  It’s so old the sides are bulging in … Continue reading

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PERCHA DAM STATE PARK, JULY 12, 2017

Location: Percha Dam State Park, Arrey, New Mexico. We woke up fairly early.  Based on yesterday’s hot, hot temperatures, we started our walk early.  Had to walk past the dangerous livestock dog.  It was chained.  The Rio Grande Trail is … Continue reading

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PERCHA DAM STATE PARK, JULY 11, 2017

Location: Home then Percha Dam State Park, Arrey, New Mexico. Thanks to the park being not very far away we left around 11.  We figured that if we arrived before our reserved spot vacated, we’d park the travel trailer alongside … Continue reading

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