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Friday, March 29, 2013

Sunset Over Mojave


First night camp was at a rest stop near Boron, CA. in the Mojave desert after 415 miles of driving.  Breakfast in Barstow after getting fuel at a Food for Less store where I replaced the brand new jar of peanut butter I bought at Safeway last week that turned out to be dated "Best by October 11, 2012"!  I guess Planter's peanut butter is not a fast seller.  A reefer truck woke me up at 5:30 in the morning.  That and yesterday's drive caught up with me and I had to pull off for an hour nap before crossing  the Colorado River and entering Arizona...finally.  Called it a day in Kingman, Arizona.

13 comments:

  1. gorgeous start to your view sharing!

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  2. beautiful sunset. Makes me homesick to travel again.

    Felicia

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  3. Beautiful out there in the wild blue yonder. The sunset is stunning.

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  4. ...a beautiful sunset John; safe travelling!

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  5. very pretty!
    we're in barstow right now, what a coincidence... saw your picture at biebkriebels' blog!

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  6. It is a beautiful sunset. Funny a fellowblogger was there too I just read here.

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  7. Awww--you're in my old hood! Morning on the Mojave can't be beat but you seem to have passed on Newberry, Daggett and Yermo--real highlights. Enjoy Arizona.

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  8. Very nice image, nicely done...

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  9. what a splendid ending to the day. even the word Mojave is beautiful.
    I hope Sinbad is behaving himself.
    Too bad about the peanut butter; I've learned too to check the expiration date on jars/cans/everything. Just a suggestion - almond butter is a healthier choice.
    I hope Sinbad is behaving himself. A few photos of the little guy now and then would be a true treat.
    Stay safe and keep your eyes on the road. Take good care now you guys.

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  10. Wow, perhaps portends and very good trip to the south. Travel safe, and keep the photos coming!

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  11. A "reefer" truck at 5:30AM? Big 10-4 on that, buddy!
    Guess it is never too early to catch a buzz...

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