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The Happy Wanderers

Our adventures.
Mar
22

Spending the month in Seal Beach, CA

Connie and I have been spending the past few weeks at the Naval Weapons Station in Seal Beach, CA. The Navy has a great RV Park on base. This has become our annual stop in March for a couple reasons: 1) We get to visit with Connie's parents and brother, and 2) we spend a lot of time working on software that we produce annualy for a client. We enjoy Southern California (we both grew up here), but g...
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Feb
26

Borrego Springs Rock Art

One of our favorite RV boondocking locations is near Borrego Springs, CA. (33.296993, -116.28595) This is free camping a few miles from town. It's fairly quiet here and we can get 3G Verizon. If you like the desert, there's plenty of hiking and 4WD trails in the area.Friends had told us about some "rock art" in the hills near where we camped. We sent the drone out to locate them and get an aerial ...
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Feb
18

My Entry into the 3DR Solo Video Competition

The 3DR Solo Owners Group on Facebook usually hosts a monthly video competition of videos taken with the 3DR Solo. Back in June 2015, I won first prize for a photograph I entered into the 3DR Iris Photo competition.My entry into this month's video competition added a little humor about a upcoming fictitous feature to be added to the application (Solo App) used to fly the 3DR drone. Here's the vide...
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Feb
11

The Dragon at Borrego Springs, CA.

A quick flyby of the Dragon at Borrego Springs, CA.Artist Ricardo Breceda has created numerous metal sculptures and placed many of them around Borrego Springs, CA. This is only a quick, short view of a large dragon crossing the road.Filmed using my 3D Robotics Solo.
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Feb
06

Boondocking in Borrego Springs, CA

After leaving Quartzsite, AZ, we spent a few nights at the Fortuno Del Oro RV Park in Yuma, AZ. We had picked up a coupon for 3 free nights with full hook-ups.Nice deal! While in Yuma for a few days, we made our annual trek into Los Algadones, Mexico for dental care. Luckily, not much was required this year. We also picked up some fresh shrimp and a couple bottles of Almond Tequila (yum). Normally...
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