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We started our day later than we had hoped but we were catching up a few hours' sleep which we had missed out during our stay. The room was quiet so we took advantage of it. We checked out around 11am and grabbed the car before deciding we needed a Starbucks to tie us over.
It had obviously been a big night for most as the line-up at Starbucks was huge. It was over half an hour before I reached the counter. Damian was almost ready to send out a search party but ...
... and they were in cages; irony. We made it to the Arrastre camp at 256 but weren't thrilled with the setting. Call me old fashioned but I always prefer to camp near live water given the opportunity so we pushed another 2 miles to the 258.5 Arrastre creek crossing where we were just able to squeeze our tent into a little cleared space right along the creek. Earlier that day around 247 we ran into some very serious trail magic. Big bear hostel has lugged a couch and a steel ...
... bush so I reach down to retrieve the thing and I get a handful of stickers. Ouch! The blood from my finger dries instantly in the 50 to 60 mph wind. Then my prescription sunglasses start hovering and rise off of my nose. I put them in my pocket. The walk to the upper viewpoint is steep but the walk is made really, really easy as the wind is pushing hard at my back. I feel like a five year old making that climb!
Did I mention that the wind was blowing from ...
... on long loop streets with each loop connected to the main access road.
We have walked all of these loops a few times now and this is what we have observed:
1. Many, many license plates from British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, and Alberta Canada. How aboot that, eh?
2. A lot of people that would spell the word "favorite" as "favourite", "color" as "colour"
3. Many people that pronounce "about" as "aboot" and end almost ...
... It is across I 10 from Palm Springs and where we planned to board Duke the next day. We were pleasantly surprised by the improvement in DHS. Lots of sprucing up and many new shopping centers. The RV park there was very nice, about 65% Canadian snowbirds, with a golf course and an acre grass dog walk. Duke was very ...