Sunday, May 6, 2018

Killing Time!

I'm in the Coconino Natl Forest area of AZ. I'm what they call "dispersed camping"...for us normal folks, it's called "dirt camping"!  LOL!  Just found a spot in the woods, pulled in, leveled Europa (well, mostly level)...and the camping started! 

I'm shocked to be online...can't really upload pics, but have been texting & can make calls ... most of the time! 

I've been doing some major sightseeing! 

I spent four days, I think it was, at Paria (puh-ree-uh) ruins in Utah. There are no "ruins", but the scenery was awesome. Spent quite a few hours running Forest roads there.

Have been thru the Wapukti Nat'l Monument, several sights of 800+ year old Pueblos! Very interesting!  And right now I'm camping a road the road from the Sunset Crater Volcano Nat'l Monument. Very gorgeous scenery with mtns covered with cinders, a massive lava flow & most uniquely shaped trees I've ever seen! Also going to be going to Walnut Canyon Nat'l Monument, another pueblo location.

And needless to say, I've been running along quite a few Forest Service roads in the Coconino & in the Monuments with Sidekick! And she has done an excellent job of getting my through...or out of...all the places we've gone into.  Even when I had to atop, get out, walk up & look at what was coming next, thinking..."maybe I should turn around", then turning around & realizing there was no place to turn around, AND I sure wasn't going to be able back onward we went! And it has been a blast!

I have to be at my campgrounds I'm hosting this summer by the upcoming weekend, I'm going to stay through Thursday night (have some work to do on Europa (have developed an exhaust leak around the manifold somewhere), so I see a couple of days maintenance work in my immediate future!

It will be a week or so, probably, before I'm able to upload pics...but rest assured, there are quite a few waiting in the wings, & video, to be uploaded!

That about does it for this update. Stay tuned...much more to come!

C'ya!  πŸ‘πŸΈπŸš πŸ•πŸ”πŸžπŸœπŸ›£

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