Freezing Thanksgiving in the Desert

We joined a convoy of Vanagons and Westys (80’s VW buses) the day after Thanksgiving and headed out to the desert. It was a really cold night, dropping to 27 degrees F. But, we had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal with all the fixins!

Anza-Borrego thanksgiving--gabs

Our campsite, with the lovely scenic view of the front of the car

Our campsite, with the lovely scenic view of the front of the car

Jess cooking up some beans

Jess cooking up some beans

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VW-branded 'redneck fireplace'

VW-branded ‘redneck fireplace’

 

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This is the ice on top of the car in the morning, after our freezing night

This is the ice on top of the car in the morning, after our freezing night

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Tent ice

Tent ice

Warming up by Joel's heater

Warming up by Joel’s heater

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Fresh cooked pancakes for breakfast at camp!

Fresh cooked pancakes for breakfast at camp!

Warming up as the sun came over the hill

Warming up as the sun came over the hill

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Ancient Native American paintings on a rock

Ancient Native American paintings on a rock

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Ants

Ants

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  • Sam Heselev

    The car’s getting a pretty good workout! Great pictures, hope you all stayed warm.