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- Come back finally,drive 244.7 miles. drive 3 hr and 56 mines. fill out the gas, ready to go to San Diego.
- At the gas station, one person tell me he lost his wallet and all the money. he is asking me to take him back to San Diego. because ...
... climbing up those things the height of the new Freedom Tower, or looks like it. Interesting video on the sex life of these palms.
We've run out of new and interesting route here, so we came back Rt 111, which we did before then branched of 86, which we hadn't been on before. Saw the Spreckles Sugar Refinery - HOLY **** - the third largest refinery in the world and largest in the US. There's over 500,000 acres of sugar beets planted around here.
... 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). ...
... other things that, for us at least, doesn't make it very attractive. Give us full utilities, baby, and call us woooses all you want. Also gimme football, the news and the history channel.
I'm running out of room here, so I'll just give you pictures. There sure is a lot to do here and tomorrow we're going on a two day jaunt around Salton Sea, maybe stop in Mecca (sling several politically incorrect jokes here), so I'll write about that ...
... by 545. It felt great to start early, but first 40mi were a tough, uphill battle into headwinds on extremely rough road. And to think I was so close at getting rid of damn saddle sores... Wouldn't have wanted to ride the 90mi day and 7hrs in the desert heat with anyone other than Hannah, the "grace duo" since both of our names mean Grace (brownie points, grandma grace??)! It was our last long day over 90, and only a few days of riding left! Bittersweet. ...