Knights Inn El Centro
- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... and all the State Park campgrounds closed. Now you have 60 miles of lake and campgrounds that are not used?? There are a good deal of snow birds from Canada and other places that begin to arrive in September increasing the population to 10,000 from 600. They keep the economy going for the year.
Wendell still doesn't see why this place isn't much busier and blames an agriculture ...
... of the Bible within his art, his shrine. But you cannot deny how very powerful it is or how the dream of one man, his determination to create from his dream, is moving. One has to see the installation to really understand the magnitude of what Leonard created. It is huge. Magnificent. It stands in a desert and it shines with colour. It vibrates with creativity. It really is a labour of love. This man's tribute to his God started with a dream. ...
... 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.
... native Americans, flood it. Maybe not.
But that created the urgent need for a dam, which created the Hoover Dam in Black Canyon. The Salton Sea became a resort area with upscale communities springing up on its edges, but as the sea has no natural influx, it has receded over the decades, leaving it briny, unfit for fish or anything else, and the towns virtually abandoned. Interesting to see them, but pitiful just the same.
So, here's some pix.
... the life of me, I don't get it. It's all BLM land so you can camp out there as long as you want with all kinds of space and wilderness around you for FREE, and apparently they have huge rallies, swap meets, various celebrations, and I guess people come from all over the world for these events. But my question is the preverbal one - what the heck do you do for water, how/where do you unload full tanks, what is there to do out there and ...