BEST WESTERN Colorado River Inn
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Monday28th - We caught a bus to Bartels H-D only to find they are closed on Monday's so we'll head back there on our return to LA. From there we walked to Venice Beach which was disappointing. Dirty, stinky, full of beggars and the shops are all pretty much the same, selling bikinis to bongs & cheap t shirts. A local surfer died after being hit …
We were up and about early this morning as wanted to get as close to the Grand Canyon as possible.
We left Porterville and started driving. As my title says, the only scenery was a few hills and desert, so no photos here.
We were heading for Kingman in Arizona, but we had been driving most of the day and decided to stay at a town …
Up at 4:30--on the road by 5:08! Countryside--beautiful; cowboy country! We saw jackrabbits, horses and pronghorn antelope!
There were a few sets of Burma Shave signs; this was our favorite set:
We stopped for breakfast in Kingman, Arizona and when we came out at 8:30 it was already 91 …
... landmark on Route 66 and used to be where noted artist Bob Waldmire lived. Outside the store are a number of old cars, some of which are very rusty, and there is a 1931 Model A Ford in a garage. Inside there are some great artefacts too. I continued onwards to Kingman along a straight stretch of road that measured just short of 20 miles but I didn't stop here as I would be returning later in the day. Instead I left Route 66 and took US93 north towards Las Vegas, Nevada and ...
... Monday 17.06.13: It was really hot here again today. We went over to the pool, grabbed a spot and spent the morning lazing about in the sun & swimming. When we got hungry we headed inside to Panda Express and had some yummy Chinese for lunch, then back home in time for a Skype call with Michelle & Chris. So good to see you both & hello baby bump - you look fantastic Shell :) xxxx Afterwards we went back to the pool to relax, swim & people-watch... What a day ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Colorado River Inn Needles
The room was comfortable, front office staff helpful and a great breakfast next door.
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