Anderson To Nicolaus, California

Yesterday I drove the motorhome 123 miles from Anderson to Nicolaus, California.

I’m expecting to arrive at Mary’s home in Murphys, California, later today and depart November 30th. While there, I’ll do routine maintenance, minor repairs and major cleaning of the Bronco and motorhome.

Today’s Subject…Anderson to Nicolaus, California…

I started the day driving south on Interstate Highway 5…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…







After about 20 miles I reached Red Bluff on got on California Highway 99 South. With slower speed limits and a lot less of 18 wheelers, it’s a lot less stressful and more pleasant drive through miles of fruit orchards. It goes through a number of small towns with an occasional traffic light…




On the two-lane portions, speed limits are typically 55 miles per hour…




With an occasional road repair…




On the four-lane portions, speed limits are typically 65 miles per hour. California State Law has a maximum of 55 miles per hour for all towing vehicles. Since I’m towing the Bronco, that means me…




Near my overnight parking location there are lots of walnut orchards…






I spent the night at Thousand Trails Lake Minden RV Resort of which Mary and I are members. The X marks my location in the below Google Earth image…




There are no pull-thru sites, so I backed the Bronco in first and hitched back up to the motorhome so I’m ready to roll this morning…


Here’s the usual dinette window photo…


Lake Minden is a convenient place to spend the night when approaching Mary’s home from the north. I’ll continue my southerly journey later this morning. Google Earth is telling me I’ve got 113 miles to go until I arrive at Mary’s home at Murphys, California.

Yesterday was 92 degrees! YUK! Normally I would not be this far south, this early in the fall season. On October 4th, Mary turned 75 years old and her family is having a 75th birthday party for her this Saturday…and I told her I would be there. So, here I am in this horrible heat which is supposed to break in the next couple of days. I’ll spend tonight at Nicolaus, California and arrive at Mary’s home later today.

I hope you enjoyed the photos.

 Yesterday was a sunny and 92 degrees. Forecast for destination today is sunny and 86 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of California. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…




Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein


My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken in the desert at Slab City near Niland, California…


On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.

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There are more than 600 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link…

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All original works copyrighted – Jim Jaillet -2015

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2 thoughts on “Anderson To Nicolaus, California

  1. mdb_pjp

    Great Blog!! I would love to own an RV like yours one day, thank you for sharing!

    • ramblinmanjimj

      Thanks for your comment. I hope it happens for you! When you have nothing better to do with your time…there are more than 3,500 blog entries on our blog site so you can see of of the things we’ve seen and done.

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