I guess its a sign of the times when a very popular resort and marina turns into a dry desert.Once the largest and most popular marina on lake Mead with full hookup campground,and a store and boat rental,also the largest boat launch on Lake Mead.
Look at this big beautiful boat launch ending in a field with a stream in the distance.That whole green area was once the lake,now its away off to the right several miles away. This shot of the ranger station and store all closed up.(only half the building showing in this shot.) An abandoned houseboat sits high and dry.
Now we travel north a few miles to where I’m boondocking,and 100 yards from where my trailer is parked,I look over the top of this plateau and see just how much the lake has receded all the way up to the town of Overton.
I’m going to insert a little commercial here.I’m so impressed with this little Wal-mart special Tracfone,that has saved my bacon several times in the past week.
It gets to sit Royally on a nice pillow for it’s( Photo Op).Its a Motorola W260g and it came in a bonus pack that includes unlimited double minutes for the life of the phone,plus accessories.2 chargers,one 12volt and one 120v.Hands free headset.And all for $14.88.
You can buy “minutes” cards or renew minutes on- line or by phone.I found the latter 2 to be difficult with my Canadian MasterCard for some reason,so just went back to the store and bought another card.You can call anywhere in the world,but can only use this phone in the U.S. A great thing to reactivate every time we head south.
I like the way it constantly lets you know how much time you have left.Yesterday I put it on charge and all of a sudden an hour later I hear this funny little chime coming from the phone telling me the charge was complete.
I don't particularly like phones and have never travelled south with one before,but this past week, having it sure made life a lot easier for this old dog.
I guess its time to pack up and leave.Yesterday I was surrounded by 3 newcomers,all parking within a hundred yards of me.I guess I’m spoiled,having the place to myself for a week.Tonight will be either Quartzsite or Yuma.Gotta get that hot water tank fixed.