You may be surprised to learn that the most popular place to visit in Yuma, Arizona is a prison. While we were in Yuma, we decided to check it out. The Yuma Territorial Prison is sort of a paradox in that it had a terrible reputation if you were sentenced to stay there. The locals, … Continue reading Prison Visit? Yuma, Arizona
Salad Days? Yuma, Arizona
If you are eating a green salad this winter, it almost assuredly came from Yuma, Arizona. This time of year over 90% of the green leafy vegetables in the U.S. come from this area. The Colorado River that runs through town feeds a series of canals, dams, and pipes providing the water needed for extensive … Continue reading Salad Days? Yuma, Arizona
Tourism for Your Teeth?
While in Yuma, Arizona we realized that “dental tourism” is much, much bigger than we thought. According to the Yuma visitor guide, there are over 600 dentists concentrated just a few blocks in the town of Los Alogodones! That's correct, hundreds of dentists are within walking distance of the Mexican-United States border. Each day, thousands … Continue reading Tourism for Your Teeth?
Just North of the Border
Full timing offers you a lot of freedom but you still cannot escape the chores of everyday living. You still have to grocery shop, pay bills, wash clothes, repair things, maintain things, clean, etc. After camping off grid with no hook ups for more than a month, we had some restocking to do and we … Continue reading Just North of the Border