Hotel Mision Santa Maria
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... our Sturgis fundraising even. Tickets can be purchased on the web site under the Sturgis Buffalo Chip tab. The event starts at 6pm August 7th at the Cross Roads Tent and includes a light dinner lots of fun and a Def Leppard Concert. Please Donate, Register to raise $2000 as a Road Captain or Road Warrior, or buy tickets to our event in Sturgis. www.theoneride.net Thanks.
Chuck and Ziggy
... the rest of our retirement....I think.
Next day we followed our GPS all over God's green earth to the Palm Springs tram which took us up the mountain to 8,500 feet. Made the Tufie all shaky but we had a great lunch up there (see pix). The gondola rotates a full 360 degrees twice on the ascent/descent so it's very cool. Kicked the Tufie out at the slots in the afternoon and went to the Air Museum where they've restored many of the planes of ...
... McEntire, darn it.
Anyway, this lake was created by accident. In 1900 the California Development Company began construction of irrigation canals to divert water from the Colorado River into the "Salton Sink", a dry lake bed. Worked great and farmers had a very fertile valley....for awhile, haha. The canal filled with silt within two years, so engineers dug more canals (sort of on my principle that what's worth doing is worth OVERdoing, more yuks). ...
... who, coincidentally, quit their jobs at the refinery in Anacortes, came to Arizona and bought this place ("for something to do"). They have a nice pool, but that's about it. BUT we discovered, by accident, that this was General Patton's training headquarters, with thousands of solders bivouacked in the desert, training for the Africa campaign against Romell in, in, in, hum, '43 maybe. Interesting. Probably the right spot for this since ...
... took a lot of photos of pinyardas and produce, have a bit of a headache from the sun I think, its check out time now, we will make our way to the bus station and catch the bus to encilada. Cant get over the amount of police and ambulances here, must be a lot of trouble going on at the border. Well we made it to the bus station and there was a big riot! Lots of people and police every where, I started to get a bit concerned but what could one do anyways? ...