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With Every Step You Take You Hear A… (GA122)

Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,000+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
I’m currently in my 22nd year of full-time RVing and my lifestyle is changing, For more info click Here

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort in La Connor, Washington. I’ll depart here July 24th.

 

 

Since my RVing life is changing (see above), I’m starting to re-visit previously visited places. So rather than constantly re-blogging past entries, I’ve decided to do something different.

 

 

In 2011-2013, Mary and I did a 682 day, 12,679 miles in the motorhome and 8,000 miles in the Bronco, circumnavigation of the United States, which I called The Great Adventure. I called it so because other than my oldest granddaughter’s high school graduation in June in Connecticut, I didn’t know where we would be going or when we would be there!

 

 

So, unless I do something really different and unusual warranting a new blog entry, I’ll be posting entries from that trip.

 

 

 

This entry was posted May 25, 2012…

 

 

very loud creeeaaak!

 

 

That’s because you are walking upon the wooden floors of the Hubbell Trading Post at Ganado, Arizona. Deep in the Navajo Nation, since 1876, this is the oldest continually operated trading post in the United States.

 

 

Yesterday Mary and I drove the about 75 miles from Window Rock to Chinle, Arizona, the location of Canyon de Chelly (d’SHAY). Along the way we took a two-hour stop at the historic Hubbell Trading Post at Ganado, Arizona.

 

 

NOTE: Technical difficulties today! WE ARE UNABLE TO CONNECT TO OUR VERIZON INTERNET SIGNAL. WE ARE CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET SIGNAL HERE IN THE COTTONWOOD CAMPGROUND. THEY HAVE SOME KIND OF A FILTER THAT DOES NOT ALLOW THE UPLOADING OF PICTURES, SO YOU WILL NOT SEE ANY OF THE 126 PHOTOS THAT I TOOK.

 

Note: Today (7/16/17) I added the Google Photos link and now you can see the 126 photos. Here’s the link…

https://photos.google.com/album/AF1QipOfmbW1zkJKLyDWrGJSS5KS2U3fosdmH0J7r1l8

 

 

 

 

THE BEST I CAN DO AT THIS TIME IS TO GIVE YOU THESE TWO WEBSITE LINKS…

 

 

http://www.nps.gov/hutr/index.htm

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubbell_Trading_Post_National_Historic_Site

 

 

When you step through the small entrance door of this trading post, you truly step back in time! It was really neat to experience this place. Even by today’s standards it’s still out in the middle of nowhere! It truly was out in the middle of nowhere back in 1876!

 

 

Visiting old National Historic Sites is another joy of the full-time RVing lifestyle!

 

 

 

TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! MARY WROTE A MANY GREAT BLOGS…SO WHENEVER SHE PUBLISHED A BLOG POSTING THE SAME DAY THAT I DID…YOU WILL BE ABLE TO READ HER BLOG BY CLICKING THE BELOW LINK! DO IT NOW…!!!

 

 

 

 

I HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE PHOTOS.

 Forecast for today is partly sunny and 64 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 Washington. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

 

united-states-mapLACO

 

 

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

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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…

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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.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

There are more than 700 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://get.google.com/albumarchive/110455945462646142273?source=pwa

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

For more information about my books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

All original works copyrighted – Jim Jaillet -2017

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