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Our Adventures

Welcome to the adventures of Larry and Connie Farquhar.

Various travel notes.

Apr
25

Home Is In The Shop

Driving in Southern Oregon
​Once our classes were finished, we left Sparks, NV last Thursday (Apr 18). Since then, we started heading towards Portland, OR. We stopped for the night at the Desert Rose Casino in Alturas, CA. Although this was a very small casino, the RV parking was great! Quiet, dark, and away from any trains and roads. Our next stop was intended to be at Kingsley Field ANG Campground in Klamath Falls, OR. Ho...
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Apr
15

Viewing Our Travel Map

Our Travel Map
After spending one night in Tonopah, NV, we got an early start on the road to beat the high winds. Since high winds were still predicted and we got an early start, I decided to just head into Reno and spend the week there. Reno is where we were heading for to attend the CLM Services annual training. Connie and I will be teaching a few classes there, even though we're not working in the campgrounds...
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Apr
09

Our First Harvest Host Experience

Stetson Winery, Kingman, AZ
​After leaving the Flagstaff area, we headed towards Kingmam, AZ. Our destination was the Stetson Winery off the old Route 66. This winery is a "Harvest Host". We joined Harvest Hosts in December. This membership allows us to unlimited free overnight stays at over 724 Farms, Wineries, Breweries, and Museums. You can pay for a higher membership and also get access to stay overnight free at over 300...
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Apr
05

Grand Falls, AZ

​After leaving the Petrified Forest National Park, we drove 90 miles to the Twin Arrows Casino and Resort . This is located near the very small town of Winona, about 20 miles east of Flagstaff, AZ. For my exhaust "regeneration" issue, we read somewhere to drive the motorhome like "we were running from the cops". So I did. Well, I drove it at 75mph (the speed limit) for 20 minutes. I usually d...
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Apr
03

Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
We left Bluewater Lake State Park a couple days ago, but it wasn't without issues. Due to the rain, snow and freezing weather, we had some issues getting out: I forgot to preheat the diesel engine, so it didn't want to start. It was in the mid 20's overnight. Due to the cold and playing the radio all week, the motorhome starting battery was very low and went dead almost immediately. The trickle ch...
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