Monday February 16, 2015 Moved to Fountain of Youth

Another perfect day. Over night low was 55F. It was sunny and partly cloudy with a south wind of about 15mph. The high in Niland, California near where we are was 75F.

We left Imperial Dam at 11:30AM. We took US-95 into Yuma. It was my intention to buy gas at Sam’s Club, but the lines were so long I decided not to. We bought some shrimp to grill on Tuesday. We headed out on I-8 towards El Centro. They confiscated our grape fruit at the agricultural inspection station. I wanted to stop at Walmart in El Centro, but couldn’t find it. We headed towards Brawley, but skirted it on old Hwy 111. We stopped at the grocery store in Calipatria. Calipatria is a nice little town. The town has a nice little park.

We drove on towards Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort and passed through Niland, CA. The Fountain of Youth was 14 miles north of Niland. We got there and checked in at about 3:00PM.

FOY Entrance     Fountain of Youth Spa Entrance

When we left the office we found Alan sitting there. He had used the laundomat to do some washing.

We got parked and then I took Joy for a walk. Didn’t find the dog park. The Fountain of Youth (to be called FOY from now on) has many games including Bocce Ball, Pool, Horeshoes, Tennis and many crafts and activities. There are over 1,000 sites her including over 100 dry camping sites.

Dug and Rhoda came over and we talked and got caught up. Then Alan joined us. We had thought about eating at the cafe in FOY, but it got too late. Alan mentioned Buckshot in Niland, so we went with Alan to Niland. It was closed. We decided to go on to Calipatria, another 7 miles. We ate at Donut Boulevard.

Donut Boulevard

In addition to donuts and other baked items, they have Mexican food and hamburgers. Alan and I had the Taco plate.

Taco Plate

Alan drove back to FOY, but doesn’t remember driving through Niland.

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