Econo Lodge Barstow
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The a/c couldn't keep the room cooled until after midnight. I know it was hot but it's always hot in Barstow and if they can't put in new a/c units that actually work, they shouldn't rent out rooms in the summer!!!
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... s boast is that it was the honeymoon venue for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. Although rather commercialised, this small town has been preserved as a Western mining town, with boardwalks, saloons, and plenty of people ready to take your money. They still have gunfights, about three times a day, though they were firing blanks, and raising money for a children's hospital today. Descendants of the burros (donkeys), who were pack animals and hauled ...
... up mouth first, chomping down at the surface. Birds of all kinds flew around madly. The smaller jumping animals we found were dolphins. There must have been hundreds of them. An article we later read called it a "superpod" and the activity they were engaged in a "stampede." It was one of the most amazing sights I've ever seen. I imagine all these animals were devouring some sort of school of fish. As we crossed into San Luis Obispo County the shoreline ...
... that created on the mountains and rocks. Plus, the sun takes quite a long time to truly set in the desert. If you ask me, it was perfect timing. We even added our own rock to the many names that people have assembled alongside the highway over the years. Next time we'll take the time to spell our our names like others have ...
... big picture of the Twenty Mule Team pulling the borax wagon. My dad used to love Death Valley Days which was presented by Borax, so we thought this might be fun. We didn't even know that Borax was still in existence! Boy did we have a lot to learn.
The open pit was huge and the visitors Center had lots of interesting information in it. One of the first things we saw was a poster of all the hosts ...
... all around with woven brake linings (not composite)
Miles traveled since leaving our home in Minnesota: 4202
Cruising speed depends on the condition of the road...40 to 50 is the typical range.
I am enjoying each day...I am lucky...no blessed...to have a great travel partner in my wife Jean and family who are minding the business while I take this trip.