17 November ‘07
After enjoying our time in Vallejo and San Francisco we turned northeast and headed to a new campground about 15 miles from Lodi. But first, let me tell you about a side trip that I made…I drove over to Benicia and met with the people from Advanced Elements. Just over a year ago Louise and I purchased our Advanced Elements “Convertible” kayak. We have had so many incredible side trips with it, and have introduced our kayak to so many people that have turned around and purchased one for themselves, that we decided to try to become a dealer. I spoke with their National Sales manager and laid out my business plan. The whole thing came together for both of us, so as of now, I am a dealer for Advanced Elements Kayaks….”If there is anyone out there who would want to buy the best kayak they can get their hands on”, I would look forward to helping you find one of the best times of your life in owning a kayak…
OK, now back to our drive to the Sacramento Delta Area and our new campground. After leaving I-80 at Fairfield we headed across the “Delta” area on one of the roughest and narrowest 2 lane roads we could find. This delta area was nothing but flat rich farm fields that are laced with rivers and ponds, all held in place with dikes. On top of some of the dikes were the roads that we were to travel in finding our new campsite. It was a little un-nerving to drive down a steep drive from the dike road and leave the river waters, about 3 feet below the road surface on one side, to find our new “home” about 20 feet below on the other side…I sure hope the dike holds while we are there… This campground, which is called “The Lighthouse RV Resort”, was really quite nice and run by some great people. This was also a site that was chosen for shooting a movie. The crew was staying in some of the cabins and some others brought in their RV’s during the shot. The name of the movie hasn’t been “written in stone” yet, but they think it will be “In The Eyes Of The Beholder”…lots of blood and guts so they tell us.