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Along the way - The roadway quickly climbs from Palm Springs to Blythe and halfway there is the little town of Chiriaco Summit. Originally built to provide a rest area for weary travellers, General Patton built an army training base here in 1942 so the town prospered (it's still very small). There's a museum here in his honor …
Sunday was a big day. We woke again at sunrise (we think it's happening because of the time changes and of course going to sleep earlier) and the golden reddish glow of the sun cast warm colors across the mountains in the distance. We were not quick enough to snap a photo before the sun rose behind some clouds and the colors turned to shades of steel blue.
I opened my Bible to Psalms ...
... park (we preferred this area to the actual campsite, even though it was 'dry' camping for the three days) and we settled in for a few days of fun in Lake Havasu.
Anakas, Kanesters and Shaws took our bikes over to the island (drove over the original, genuine London Bridge, which was moved piece by piece to Lake Havasu City by Mr. McCullough, of chain-saw fame) ...
... as possible and now houses lots of shops. The Hotel is one of the oldest Adobe structures and it is where Clark Gable and Carole Lombard honeymooned!! We did also get to see the wild Burros walking up the road (about 15 or so). And, the "gunfight" in the street!!
It was fun day, something out of the ordinary - not sure it would ever need to be done again, but worth the trip on a nice sunny and warm day.
Happy Holidays everyone!
... before getting dressed up for dinner at Cha-Bones. Cha-Bones is a swanky but well-priced restaurant near the coast in Lake Havasu. They serve pizza, pasta, steak and ribs and its all delicious, with much smaller portions than other American restaurants we've been to. I had a sausage pizza with a beer and rye dough which was incredible - best pizza I've ever had - but soooo rich. I had to talk half back to the hotel with me to eat the next ...
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