Villa Rosa Inn
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... the tribe's rangers, and we were lucky to be the only two hikers in the group.
William had lots to tell us about the stories his ancestors have handed down and about the plants we encountered along the way and their uses for food and medicine.
The brittlebush ...
... onto the Victor Trail. We assumed we had missed the entrance to this as we felt like we had walked at least 2 if not 3 miles but it had actually only been 1. It was so hot and meandering it felt like so much further. The Victor Trail is a 2 mile hike up on the mountain ridge through really barren desert with lots of cacti and great views but it was so exposed. We were melting and it became really tough going by the end as it hit the 90s. It was also terrifying ...
... next day of course. Thank God statistics have not changed since we left home. After two nights we were pretty done gambling and visited a Cirque du Soleil The Beatles show. I do not have the patience for shows usually but we both found this one fantastic.
Grand Canyon, Monument Valley & Mesa Verde
Three days is more than enough in Vegas, especially when you are visiting with your wife :-). So ...
... unserer offenen Münder kommen wir dann auch am Parkplatz der Living Desert Zoos an, korrigiere in der Einfahrt eines Country Clubs an, wo wir erfahren, dass wir eine Einfahrt zu früh abgebogen sind - dieses Navi spielt uns ab und zu immer wieder Streiche.... Der Parkplatz ist wahnsinnig leer und wir stellen unseren Mustang in einen der vielen Schattenplätze - 40 Grad Celsius sind wieder angesagt, aber sonst kämen sich die Palmen auch sicher albern vor. ...
Leaving about 50kg's of old favourites and much worn clothes winging it's way
back to the Paca in Guatemala we headed to the much acclaimed Palm
Springs Air Museum.
What a place – we started off
wandering around all the recently retired navy and airforce fighter
jets with the top gun music being sung at full decibels, before
heading inside. The tour through and around some of the existing