On Thanksgiving day I had the opportunity to catch up with laundry and clean up the camper. We had homemade chicken soup for Lunch and dinner was a simple meal. Dad brought the kids to the belly of the dragon and the sand caves to do some exploring. The bonus was that I was able to watch a sappy Christmas movie while getting chores done. Below are some pictures of the day the kids had on Thanksgiving.
With laundry caught up and the camper situated it was easy the next day to Just close the camper and take off. Heading to Kingman, Arizona. During our drive to Kingman, the kids and I stopped at the Hoover Dam.
They had checkpoints to drive through because the Hoover dam place is a government facility. They asked if we had any drones in the vehicle and then checked my cargo box on the roof of the van. When we arrived it was very busy and I was lucky enough to find a parking spot just across the bridge from the visitor’s center.
After parking, I reminded my younger two that it is a very packed bridge and that they needed to walk single file along the sidewalk. I had my youngest one lead my middle behind her and my son behind me. The sidewalk was so crowded I was worried about the girls getting trampled. I was impressed with how well my son handled the crowd. He didn’t need to plug his ears at all.
When we reached the gift shop thinking it was the visitor’s center we walked in and looked around. I found a sticker for the car and got out of there. Sticker in hand we left for the visitors center and go through security and pay for a tour of the inside of the dam. I did not hear too much of the lesson because the rooms were large and had a bit of an echo to them. Below are some pictures of the outside of the dam walking across the bridge. I sadly did not get pictures of the equipment used to keep the facility running properly.
I could on about the dam but I’ll spare you the details of how the choice of music being played triggered my oldest to not enjoy himself. We enjoyed watching a short history video before beginning the tour that helped him not think about the music.
I hope you all have a very merry Christmas this weekend. If you don’t celebrate I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Thank you for stopping by and reading/looking at the photos. Don’t forget to like or comment below.