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... just over the back fence". Bryan spotted a pub of course - Mollies, and right next door to the California Inn. Had a beer there and listened to some great music. But it was too loud (we were a bit tired and shagged out!). So over the road to "Di Napoli's Firehouse" Italian restaurant for a delicious pizza and another beer.
Hit the hay at 5.30 and got up next morning about 6.00. We were tired.
... few open and we browsed in the cool for a time before returning to the sanctuary of our rooms! Tomorrow we thankfully head out of this heat and this desert region, towards the coast and San Diego! I have always known that the USA had some vast areas of unproductive country, but now I know just how much there is - I don't reckon even rattlesnakes would live in some of the bits we passed through today! As much as it was very boring, it has been a lesson in US ...
We left Las Vegas and the noisy upstairs neighbor at the resort, for a trip down memory lane in an old restored ghost town in California. The town was very nicely done, and most of the originality of the buildings is in excellent condition. It only took a little over an hour to tour the town and then it was on to hopefully a restful night at Bakersfield, CA.
Shortly after passing over the Nevada line into ...
... s Laura-speak for "****, Genyne. You're going to kill us with your lousy driving." In my defense, one truck actually did cross the line into our lane. So there.
I'm not sure what Barstow is known for, other than being a pit stop on the legendary Route 66 (which evokes more "road" movies, and even a TV show). In fact, on the first night of our journey, we stayed at the Quality Inn ...
... when we get back to the RV. It's dark now but not cold. We could walk back but decide to take a cab. Well this adds to our adventures as our cab driver as the music blaring albeit our era of songs and just to add a bit more interest he is a bit of a character. His voice is very raspy so he is hard to hear over the music. He has a few wisecracks about our accent suggesting that English is our second language. He tells a couple of stories relating to his time in the ...
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