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Our Travel Adventures

Welcome to the Adventures of Larry and Connie Farquhar.

Travel logs from 2019.

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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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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 cha...

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Playing Tourists in New Mexico, Part 3

Caballo State Park, NM

After leaving Elephant Butte State Park, we headed to the Volunteer Travel Campsites (32.3774, -106.4913) located on the White Sands Missile Range (Army Post). This is a small, 8-site RV Park located on the main portion of the Army post. It's very quiet here, with wonderful views of the Organ Mountains. A pretty good deal for only $10 a night with full hook-ups. It's located between Las Cruces and...

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Playing Tourists in New Mexico, Part 5

El Malpais National Munument, NM

Last Monday, March 25th, we decided to move up north to Bluewater Lake State Park. We knew it was a risk with the weather, but we were looking for new scenery and new adventures. This State Park only has 14 sites with electric, but another 130+ sites without electric. It was a gamble that paid off. Being early-season, the state park was almost empty. There were only a few electric sites taken...

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Playing Tourists in New Mexico, Part 4

Fort Craig, New Mexico

After arriving at the Caballo State Park, NM, we got the last electric site. However, it was in the "lower" section by the river. We spent a week there, then moved to the "upper" section above the lake. These are much prettier sites with a better view. Our site overlooking the lake. We spent a week in the "lower" section and another week in the "upper" section. With a 14-day stay limit in a s...

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