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The Happy Wanderers

Our adventures.
Feb
04

An Aerial Video Tour of "Boomerville" 2016

"Boomers" are a sub-group of the Escapees RV Club. Each year, the Boomers get together in late January for their annual "Boomerang". They claim a corner of the desert near Quartzsite, AZ for two weeks for this annual rally. RV's of all types dry-camp (boondock) in Boomerville and enjoy numerous activities, seminars, movies, social events, and much more for two weeks.This video was taken using a 3D...
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Jan
31

Aerial View of Ancient Intaglios

After two weeks boondocking in the desert outside of Quartzsite, AZ, we're about ready to raise the jacks and move to Yuma, AZ. But we'll still be here for a couple more days. We recently picked up a coupon for a free 3-night stay in a RV Park in Yuma. While there, we'll head across the border into Las Algadones, Mexico for a dentistry checkup and cleaning. Then it's back to the desert again near ...
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Jan
25

Friends and Family In Quartzsite, AZ

Almost every year, we stay in Quartzsite AZ with friends from the "Boomers" group, a part of the Escapees RV Club. This year, Larry's brother Kenny and Mary with their granddaughter Lily came to camp with us for a few days. In addition, friends Joanie and Steve stopped by for the night and friends Alan and Silvana camped with us for over a week.Aerial video taken on January 23rd, 2016 with a 3D Ro...
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Dec
28

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Dear Family & Friends,2015 was a banner year for us and we would like to share some of the highlights we had.Though 2015 didn’t start out so wonderful for Larry, January found us in our annual spot of Quartzsite AZ. We enjoy gathering with our RV friends to spend a couple of weeks in the desert. We had just arrived and Larry was putting up the solar panels when he fell off a ladder and b...
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Dec
26

Testing "Follow-Me" and "Watch-Me" Flight Modes

Although I've had my new sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial System, aka Drone) for 3 months, I finally decided to test the "Follow-Me" and "Watch-Me" flight modes. All worked very well. These flight modes work as follows:Follow-Me - The sUAS follows the GPS signal from the tablet or phone, keeping the subject in the center of the video screen. I used my Samsung Galaxy S2 tablet inside of the Jeep and dro...
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