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Travel Blogs from Desert Hot Springs
... best slumber of the trip, we awoke to Orion looking down, the sun rising in the east, and LA glowing in the west.
We broke camp and set sail for San Diego.
BTW: For those who have been worrying about the fate of the tow bar, we finally got all the pieces we needed and it's all fixed and good to go.
... other worldly landscape of almost anywhere in the usa. The Dr. Suessian trees, cacti, and the outcroppings of piles of cracked and rounded granite make you feel as if you are on another planet.
We did some drive/touring to the scenic overlook gazed upon the San Andreas fault and could at least see the Salton Sea calling us in the distance. We did a bit of hiking (about ...
... the floor of which is littered with large piles of fronds.Its really impossible to tell which trees these fronds came from as all the trees have dead fronds still attached from base to top. Trees grow so close to one another that no sunlight reaches the earth on which they grow and it is cold walking amongst them.
Pushing on down the trail we come to a board walk which keeps our feet from getting wet. Many of the palms have their feet ...
... dogs were welcome on the trails; they were, so off we went.
We walked up canyon until we reached the Pacific Crest Trail. The southern terminus of the trail is the U.S./Mexico border and the northern terminus is the U.S./Canada border. It is 2663 miles long and ranges in altitude from near sea level to 13,153 in California's Sierra Nevada. We've been on the Pacific Crest a few times before, but as before just for a short distance. ...
... that while digging this well he had to stand in buckets filled with water so he wouldn't burn his feet.
He dug another well 600 yards away which produced cold water. These hot and cold water wells, one on either side of the infamous San Andreas Fault, would form the basis for subsequent development of the Seven Palms Valley, and Cabot Yerxa would become known as “The Father of Desert Hot Springs.”
After serving in WWI, he returned to the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking