A chronicle of life on the road from O.B. Sirius (Zoe) and Sundog (John)
Sunday, January 11, 2009
On The Way to Quartzsite
We are now on the way to Quartzsite, AZ, for what is arguably the largest winter RV party in the country. In January, thousands -- up to 1.5 million -- of RVers descend on this small desert town, normally home to only 3500 people. They come for the gem and mineral shows, the RV shows, the swap meets, the boondocking (camping without hookups) on Bureau of Land Management land, and -- maybe the best reason -- for the socializing.
We should get there tomorrow -- in the meantime, here are a few photos from the trip -- a finch in the desert, copper mines in the mountains of Arizona, and my first sighting of wild Saguaro cacti (Carnegiea gigantea):