Holiday Inn Express Palm Desert / Rancho Mirage
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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October 22nd DAY 37 Carpinteria - North of L.A.
We had a beach day today. We went back to Carpinteria because it looked like such a picturesque beachfront town. This time instead of seeing seven big ships from the shore, we quickly realized we were mistaken. What we thought were ships were actually oil rigs. After this realization, we …
... in the distance into some trees and shrubs. In the group was a young calf who, to keep up, occasionally broke into a little run to maintain his place in the line. And not a human being in sight!
But while the cattle were moving along in placid contentment, trouble was brewing among the picnickers. While we were eating we were “exercising” the generator, a noisy task that must be done periodically. One of us, wishing to experience the high desert ...
... 8220;The Yellow Rose of Texas”); Albuquerque, New Mexico (“The Q”); and tonight, he's in Flagstaff, Arizona (“City of Seven Wonders”). Click here to see Ray's routing.
With Sarah's blessing, I leave La Quinta tomorrow on my 2001 Heritage Softail Classic to rendezvous with Ray near Las Vegas, Nevada. There, we will begin our latest ride-of-a-lifetime. Think of Thelma and Louise on two wheels, only with ...
... and will only germinate when sufficient water is present is appropriate quantities. Wildlife can survive with little to no water by being resourceful. We saw a bird nest that houses 400 to 500 birds and can weigh up to a ton. The birds called social weavers keep the nest in proper form and one nest can last 100 years. Farming animals or vegetation is impossible in the desert. Bushmen lived without clothing or shelter here ...
... that we realized just how dramatic this drive was going to be!
As I was loading the pictures for this entry I realized how many pictures we take of 'rocks'. We are intrigued by geological formations but the differing colors and textures as we visit new places also capture our attention. The first part of the trip was through very dry, very barren rocky landscape. As we climbed the temperature became decidedly cooler and it became ...