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IS THE "LONDON BRIDGE" REALLY IN LONDON?--MAYBE NOT!!!

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We have been really busy and having tons of fun.  Our 1st stop after departing from Tucson was Quartzsite, Arizona.  In January the town hosts the "Big Tent" event and Quartzsite's population expands from 3,700 to over 100,000 of our closest RV friends.  Normally Quartzsite looks like a dusty desert town in the midst of a perpetual yard sale.  However, when the "Big Tent" hits the town, it brings in thousands of vendors related to the RV industry, mineral and gem vendors, and heaps upon heaps of junk peddlers.  Then the town become a huge traffic jam and its yard sale persona explodes. The "Big Tent" (and it is huge) holds hundreds of vendors trying to push their offerings onto the masses.  Frankly, the tent reminded me of a giant TV Infomercial which would put the QVC Channel to shame.  I think I even saw one vendor trying to throw in a set of "Ginsu Knives."
     The best thing about Quartzsite was getting reacquainted with the frien…