This was our second day to drive across Arizona . We are now only 24 miles from California.

When I was diving the motorhome through PHOENIX today on I-10, the electrical panel on the dashboard started flashing, the acceleration vanished and the speedometer went to zero and, the brakes didn’t work. SCARY!!! After two minutes or so everything started working and seemed fine. We stopped in a parking lot and called every RV and Ford dealership in Phoenix, but it’s Saturday afternoon on Memorial Day weekend and could not get any assistance.  Since everything seemed fine and none of the lights remained on, Tom thought we should go ahead and drive to Quartzite.

We arrived safely in Quartzite where the temperature is 99 degrees, but it’s a dry heat, right ???  We walked about .5 miles to dinner at Silly Al’s Pizza.

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In front of Silly Al’s Pizza

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Check out the size of these cactus needles!

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We talked to the man who built this from three different buses.  He said there are two bedrooms on the top level.

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Space #40 in Koa Mountain RV Park

Trip Statistics 

  • Miles driven in motorhome today 286; Total on trip: 1,437
  • Gasoline Cost: $2.729 per gallon or $102 ; Total on trip:  $530
  • Kofa Mountain RV - $22 (Passport America Member price). Total for campgrounds $133.43