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Our Adventures

Welcome to the adventures of Larry and Connie Farquhar.

Various travel notes.

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 vid...
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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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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 3...
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