Our Good News
Jan & I have taken jobs as assistant park managers at Highland’s RV Park in Bishop, CA. These are seasonal positions from April through October, so we’ll be back at Crazy Horse Campground in November. If things work out, we may do it another year. We’ll see.
Anyway, it’s a great opportunity to pick up some extra money for a couple of things we’d like to buy (washer/dryer, kayak) + we’ll be able to explore the Sierras in our off time. The area around Bishop, CA is stunning! We thought the mountains surrounding Lake Havasu were great, but the Sierras are . . . well, take a look . . .
We’re both pretty excited about this. In early February Jan found an ad for the positions in the Lake Havasu City paper. She called the campground, talked to the full-time managers (a husband & wife), and we drove up to Bishop last Thursday (February 5th). We stayed at a Travel Lodge in Bishop (with our dogs too) overnight and spent Saturday morning meeting with Wendy & John, the managers. Nice folks who have been managing the park for over a decade.
The job consists of managing the front office (typically campground reservations), cutting the grass, cleaning the bathrooms, filling propane bottles, and general maintenance. Basically we’d be working weekends + managing the park when Wendy & John are on vacation.
Highland’s RV Park is about one-half mile outside of Bishop on Highway 395.
Bishop looks like a cool little town . . . Erick Schat’s is a neat bakery in town and Bishop is a fishing center for the local lakes, but the city’s claim to fame is the Mule Days.
So we’ll probably leave Crazy Horse the last week of March in order to get a week of training in before we start in April.
Here’s are some photos & a video from our 400-mile trip to Bishop . . .
The Lone Pine skate park behind the McDonalds . . .