Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
Booked into the Hotel California...... "you can check out any time - but you can never leave." We left Vancouver on a balmy early summer's afternoon, but after the pilot warned us that the temperature in San Francisco was at (our) winter levels, we prepared reluctantly to accept a return to more layers & jackets. "June Gloom" the locals call it …
... of traffic travelling well beyond our comfort level. The regular need for washroom stops, more cold water and even gas for our thirsty truck, force us to backtrack more than once before we make our way safely to the Coachella Valley and our new home in Palm Springs. Enjoy the photos (although not necessarily all taken on this route). More from PS in the next ...
... sky, I just stopped, dropped my jaw and saw it. A rainbow. But not just any rainbow a complete full-on rainbow arch. It was overcast and drizzly, a rare moment in a desert area, I just did not expect it...and a FULL rainbow at that.
Sometimes the sun itself, or any subject in photography, is not as important as something else which occurs BECAUSE of your intended subject. It's good to be humbled now and ...
Time for a little crawling lesson from Dylan for Taya as he runs through the steps with her on his bed. No progress shown, but Dylan was stuck rocking on all fours or shuffling backwards for about 3 months, crawling just before he turned 9 months and the day Emma flew home on her own with him from South Africa. Wonder where we will be when Taya cracks it.
We stock up on gas for the van and lots of food this afternoon at another big ...
... onto the Victor Trail. We assumed we had missed the entrance to this as we felt like we had walked at least 2 if not 3 miles but it had actually only been 1. It was so hot and meandering it felt like so much further. The Victor Trail is a 2 mile hike up on the mountain ridge through really barren desert with lots of cacti and great views but it was so exposed. We were melting and it became really tough going by the end as it hit the 90s. It was also terrifying ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking