Country Inn 29 Palms
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De vlucht ging erg lekker. We werden verwelkomd door een zeer vriendelijke stewardes die zodra we opgestegen waren ons kwam feliciteren en een glas champagne brengen. Heerlijk glaasje poepel in de lucht gedaan! Daarna de gebruikelijke zaken om de tijd te doden. Kijken waar we zijn op de flight tracking, film kijken die we al heel lang wilden zien ( …
... from the Colorado. We could see down to Palm Springs and up to a large sea there.
In Joshua Tree NP we walkedto a few of the rocky outcrops. It was up to 38°C (100°F) but because of the low humidity it really didn't seem that bad. Once we got back into LA I really noticed the difference though. As we neared the edge of LA there was a massive area of wind turbines as well as a stretch of solar panels.
It took us about an hour and a half to get from the edge of LA to ...
... the bottom. Outside it was warming up to over 100 F. We walked through a tunnel at the bottom and the through a tunnel to the power house and then about halfway on the dam wall with a window to to look out. Even the show tunnels were built with pride, with Art Deco patterns on the Terrazzo floors and ornamented brass lift doors.
Back to Boulder for lunch where in the cool of the sports bar watching the soccer we picked up some tips on the next part ...
... two lane roads, first through Mojave Desert Preserve, and then through absolutely nothing. Mojave National Preserve was actually really beautiful. The road went through a valley between two mountain ranges, and at one point it went through a pretty dense forest of Joshua Trees. I’d only ever seen fairly small versions near Red Rock in Vegas, but these trees were incredible. At the time I couldn’t imagine that Joshua Tree NP could be better. I also ...
... over some boulders. They were able to climb up most things without a problem, but coming down was a little more interesting and they needed some assistance. With everyone tired out, we took one last drive past a few other scenic points, grabbed some final photos and headed back to the rangers station. The boys dropped off their junior ranger books and earnt themselves a junior ranger badge which they put on with pride. After ample opportunity it dawned on ...