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10.01.15 The Chauvins are High Rollers!

Thursday, October 1, 2015 -  Oh my goodness - what an amazing place the Las Vegas Strip is!  We did and saw soooooo much today! I know it's known as Sin City but I'm here to tell you it doesn't have to be if you choose to not do all that. We went to the… Continue reading 10.01.15 The Chauvins are High Rollers!

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09.30.15 Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate and more!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 -  We rested all morning and took a ride onto the Las Vegas Strip to visit Hershey's Chocolate World, M&M's World, MGM Grand Casino and Hotel and New York New York Casino and Hotel. They are all on the same block so it made for a good first outing! This will… Continue reading 09.30.15 Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate and more!

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09.29.15 Hoover Dam in Boulder, Nevada

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - Hoover Dam is a testimony to this country's ability to construct monolithic projects in the midst of adverse conditions. Built during the Depression; thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to tame the Colorado River. It took less than five years, in a harsh and barren land,… Continue reading 09.29.15 Hoover Dam in Boulder, Nevada

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09.28.15 Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada

Monday, September 28, 2015 - We went to the Fremont Street Experience Saturday evening. The light shows there start at 7 pm and a different one is presented every hour between 7 and midnight. We left home early enough to be there for the 7 pm light show and we stayed around till the 8… Continue reading 09.28.15 Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada

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09.27.15 Getting settled in Las Vegas, Nevada!

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - On Friday we arrived in Las Vegas Nevada and are staying in Riviera RV Park. Wikipedia says "The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard South in Nevada. The Strip is approximately 4.2 miles in length, located immediately south of the Las Vegas city limits in the… Continue reading 09.27.15 Getting settled in Las Vegas, Nevada!

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09.24.15 Onward towards Las Vegas, Nevada!!

Thursday, September 24, 2015 -  We left Isleton, California this morning headed towards Las Vegas, Nevada.  It's a pretty long drive so we are stopping about the half way point for a one night stay in Desert Palms RV Park in Bakersfield, California. We'll arrive in Las Vegas Friday afternoon just in time to do… Continue reading 09.24.15 Onward towards Las Vegas, Nevada!!

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09.23.15 – Tuesday was “Meet the Boss Day”!!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - Roy and I finally got to meet my RVillage boss Hillary on Tuesday!  We also got to meet Cam who works for RVillage as well!!!  I've worked for them since a year and a half ago and are just now getting to meet them in person!! When I went to… Continue reading 09.23.15 – Tuesday was “Meet the Boss Day”!!

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09.19.15 San Francisco – Part 3 – Golden Gate Park and Golden Gate Bridge

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - On Thursday we also drove to Golden Gate Park which is a beautiful big park with palms, flowers, walking paths, bicycle paths and more. We picked out a nice spot and ate our picnic lunch. This is a map of the park. One of the many entrances to the park.… Continue reading 09.19.15 San Francisco – Part 3 – Golden Gate Park and Golden Gate Bridge

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09.18.15 Napa Valley wine country

Friday, September 18, 2015 - On Tuesday we followed up our Jelly Belly Jelly Bean and In-N-Out Burger adventure with a trip to the Napa Valley. After doing a lot of research and getting input from friends about wineries in this area we chose to go to Mumm Napa winery for a tour and tastings. … Continue reading 09.18.15 Napa Valley wine country

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09.16.15 Jelly Belly Jelly Bean Factory Tour

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -  We drove to Fairfield, California on Tuesday to tour the Jelly Belly Jelly Bean factory which is located at 1Jelly Belly Lane!!!!   I love those tiny confections and really enjoyed everything about this experience today.  The lobby and all hallways are amazingly cool!!  Pictures made of Jelly beans everywhere!  I… Continue reading 09.16.15 Jelly Belly Jelly Bean Factory Tour