Knights Inn El Centro
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Today I traveled through the Sierra Madre Mountains from Pine Valley, California to El Centro, California. At one point, we reached the Tecate Divide at 3,890 feet. There were very many STEEP ups and downs!!!!!! I rode through Live Oak Springs and a town called Boulevard and on to the remote town of Jacumba which is at 3,000 ft.
On the way we saw lots ...
... Wikipedia said ;) Anyway, the Salton Sea is a shallow lake above the San Andreas fault line and formed in 1905 when the Colorado River flooded. It is 229 feet below sea level (yes, below) and has a salinity factor greater than the Pacific Ocean and is also the largest lake in ...
... The Slabs" each winter to enjoy the relatively mild climate and escape the harsh conditions found elsewhere.
The State of California is currently considering closing Slab City to the public permanently. Over the years, people have desecrated the desert, and left their trash and human waste behind. Instead of driving their RVs to a proper dumping station, some people have chosen to simply dig a hole in the ground. A growing portion of Slab City is now ...
... not give you the right to not take care of the land here. In riding around this place called Slab City you see a lot of trash just tossed around. There is a disposal area about a mile away but so many people choose not to use it, down the road they will close this place because of these reasons and you can't blame them.
As you can see there are some amazing sunsets here at the Slabs!
Jim and Kathy
... it in our mouths. Bertha’s dental practice was in Mexicali and she drove us around. She has two homes here, one she rents out and the other they use when they are in town. Her brother lives next door.
We went to a Mexican restaurant for supper and ate ‘authentic’ Mexican food which was just great. After supper we visited one of Bertha’s nieces and her children.
We drove back across the border, but it is ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking