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Jul 9, 2010 - Route 66 - Havasu Lake

We awoke at 4am to catch the sunrise, it was chilly but calm and quiet, even with some many around it was a memorable moment. We left early to head through Route 66 and onto Lake Havasu. We took the offramp into a bygone era driving some of the 2,400 miles of Route 66 to see how America traveled in the 1920's-60's. Route 66 was a highway spawned by the demands of a rapidly changing America. From 1933 to 1938 thousands of unemployed male youths from virtually every state were put to work as laborers on road gangs to pave the final stretches...

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Jan 14, 2010 - London Bridge blah blah blah

Today was our one full day in Havasu. It’s a good thing there’s nothing of interest here. I felt well enough to go into town with everyone, join the chorus of . . . “Look, that’s the London Bridge” . . . . . . and then head back to the RV. The story goes like this. The guy who brought the London Bridge to Havasu really thought it would be a huge tourist draw. They disassembled the bridge in London, numbered every itsy bitsy piece, shipped it to Arizona and reassembled it in Havasu City. They built a cutesy little English Village next to the...

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Jan 13, 2010 - Arriving in Havasu City

I don’t remember the last time I was this sick. I think it was when I was in the Catskills visiting my friend, Margo, who had a summer job at a little Catskills hotel. It was Labor Day Weekend, I took the bus up there. Her parents were going to pick us up on Labor Day. Well, the hotel wound up having to stay open three extra days because just about everyone on the premises came down with the worst case of food poisoning. We were all moaning, groaning and puking for days. So, that’s the last time I was this sick. We’re at an RV resort south...

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