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... at the Hi Sahara Oasis, paying over $3 to use the bathroom (we bought water, marking the first time I've paid for something in order to expel it. I might as well have opened the bottle and poured it directly into the toilet. I digress...).
Finally, mercifully, we arrived in Barstow, CA. Folks, I'd like to say that we dined at a fine restaurant and sampled the traditional Barstow cuisine while supporting a local ...
... snack lunch at Najah's Desert Oasis. Thankfully, no kicks there either!
Well, we've been through the desert ..., and we're now in Barstow. Craig did go for a swim at our hotel here, even though the hotel warns that the cleaning materials for the pool cause cancer!
Sorry, no blog tomorrow, as we will be without internet access on the Rankin Ranch in California (sorry, Mary-Ann), so we will update you on Tuesday.
227 miles today
... in messing with each other. One jumps on another and they proceed to snort at and bite each other. Every once in a while a seal will feel the need to bellow. The sound is indescribable. Imagine a growl mixed with a belch and a couple of clanging beer bottles. After a while the wind shifted and the smell of the molting bodies and hair on the beach just caused me to want to vomit. It was a wondrous sight, but it was time to move on. In the tourist town of Cambria ...
... dark. Oh, but first we had to have one last trip to Weinersnitzel before we leave CA. We each picked somewhere to go......guess who picked which place. :)
Anyway Rainbow Basin was pretty cool with all the different colors and textures. Haven't seen green in rocks before.
This desert basin was formed ...
... and are used in a wide variety of products including fiberglass, glass for TV's and laptop screens, fertilizers and cleaners. There was a lot of technical stuff on processing, mining, etc. that was too complicated for me, but the story on the Twenty Mule Teams is very interesting.
To get the product to the train depot 162 miles away from the mine, mule teams were used to haul the two wagons full ...
Other places to stay in Barstow
1511 E. Main St., Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $66
2700 Lenwood Road, Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $97
1590 Cool Water Lane, Barstow | 1 star hotelfrom $40
2551 Commerce Parkway, Barstow | 1 star hotelfrom $70
1520 E Main St., Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $87
2710 Lenwood Road, Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $93
2571 Fisher Blvd., Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $105
2812 Lenwood Rd, Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $88
1230 E. Main Street, Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $52
1431 E Main St, Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $49
1630 East Main Street, Barstow | 2 star hotelfrom $42
1261 East Main Street, Barstow | Hotelfrom $76