Adventure to Baja California travel blog

The parade goes on as we approach La Paz.

Joe sampling the Margaritas.


La Paz was our destination today, about 120 miles. We rolled out about 8:30 a.m. and it was generally an easy drive. Everyone had fun with Dwight & Sharon because Sharon put the Jeep in the wrong gear and they pulled out with their bedroom slide extended….the sheriff will definitely levy some fines. The early part was flat, a rarity, and reminded us of the roads in Oklahoma, except narrower. We took a break after about 50 miles and then hit a little hilly section and some curvy areas. We had a little extended break while the guys worked on Dan’s rig, a minor leak…didn’t take long and we were on our way. Of course, as usual, lots of vibradores and topes; the natives call them the “silent police”……slows everyone down for sure.

There was a military checkpoint but it was unmanned so we rolled on through and reached our home for the next three nights at Campestre Maranatha. These are all back-in sites and the base is very sandy, almost like parking on the beach. We have good water and sewer, but the electricity is seriously lacking. It’s the worst we’ve had so far. Dan & Wil spent their afternoon working power problems. They succeeded in getting us fixed up pretty good but it took a lot of effort on their parts; we said they should have given us a discount for all the work they did. Fantasy has a caravan coming in tomorrow so we're all hoping the power won't get compromised too much when there is additional draw on the supply.

We had our usual social hour and a nice surprise. Fran, who had won some money in the Super Bowl pot, treated everyone to ice cream….what a nice treat on a hot afternoon. We had dinner at home, used up some more leftovers. Then, I did some laundry and caught up on some computer work.

Tomorrow, we have a bus tour of La Paz.

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