Where to Stay?

Provincial parks, national parks, state parks, city parks, private parks, Walmart, casinos, boon docking, fair grounds – so many options – but none so impressive as the “RV Resort”.

We are staying at the Outdoor Resort Indio, described as The Ultimate Motor Coach Resort. There are 2 others in the area that are “more ultimate” if one can believe it!

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Another Rally – Lots to Learn

RV Rally’s are not created equal although they all have so much to offer! There are those that can be described as “an all-inclusive holiday for RV’s” and those described as a “working conference”.

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Everything’s coming up Roses [Part 4 of 4]

This rally wasn’t just about the parade although that would have been enough!  Besides the Get Acquainted Social, float decorating event, Showcase of Floats and the Parade itself there was a lot organized to keep us busy.

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Everything’s coming up Roses [Part 3 of 4]

Parade Day – alarm set for 4:30 am; on the bus at 5:45; bus departed at 6:00; in a traffic jam at 6:30; at our bleacher seats at 7:00; parade started at 8 a.m. Our $95 seats were 1 block down from the tv cameras so you couldn’t see us on tv – but I’m sure you could hear me squeal!

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses [Part 2 of 4]

It takes an army of volunteers to pull off this extravaganza and we really wanted to be part of  it.   We were keen on helping to decorate a float and all those interested from this Rally group participated in the city of Sierra Madre’s 83rd parade entry “I Think I Can”. This float is one of 6 that are “self built” which means that these floats are built entirely on all volunteer and all donation organizations.

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses [Part 1 of 4]

The Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA was at the top of our list and when our travels took us to the west coast of Canada the timing was perfect to continue down the coast into California for this New Year’s Day extravaganza.

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