Fender's River Road Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... why there were so few campers. Still it was very quiet, and it had a swimming pool, essential for cooling off and washing away the grime of that day's journey.
With the aircon on full we enjoyed a home-made dinner of eggy bread / cheese & ham sandwich and BBQ baked beans followed by peanut butter M&Ms for pud!, all washed down with Rose wine. Bet you won't find that in your posh restaurants...perhaps with good ...
... into it & charged people 50c! Fortunately the path through it is an all concrete path, mostly with inclines rather than stairs. To lay this concrete they poured it down a hole into a wooden bin with a latch door in it. The concrete then went into wheelbarrows & it took something like 12 men 2 years to lay it all! Even the blasting for the lift well was a major feat.
Hackberry was our next stop on Route 66, with the old garage set up with memorabilia. A ...
Onwards we went to Santa Monica Pier, what a great place that is, plenty of people about for a Monday. The pier is full of colour, music, buskers and plenty of food stalls. The guy at the Route 66 shop really is a great help and gave us plenty of tips about the Mother Road.
Back on a bus and over to Beverley Hills to the famous Rodeo Drive. We hung out with the 'Beautiful People' for a while. It really is another world and worth a walk around to ...
... jackdaws??), we would be picked up by a trucking redneck who would feed us limb by limb to his redneck children/wives. In reality, we were back on the road with a spare fitted within about 9 minutes, helped by some friendly passing souls from the Czech Republic, a nationality you don't necessarily expect to encounter in a desert. It did mean we were limited to 50 mph for the next 3.5 hours until we came to a settlement whose population wasn't entirely inbred, and we found ...
... We spent a lot of time watching boats race from the Needles Marina to Lake Havasu. Chris and Steph joined Cindy and I, and we had a relaxing three days. The weather was beautiful, with daytime highs in the upper 80's and lows in the 50's. On our second night, we had coyotes knock over our trash can and spread garbage around. Friday night I grilled filet mignons over the fire, and Saturday night featured a pork shoulder I smoked in the electric smoker and then pulled ...