La Maison Hotel
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... the tribe's rangers, and we were lucky to be the only two hikers in the group.
William had lots to tell us about the stories his ancestors have handed down and about the plants we encountered along the way and their uses for food and medicine.
The brittlebush ...
... so dry it's now a golf course.) There was tennis courts, basketball courts, a kids playground and yet it was empty except for a few dog walkers. It was probably for the best really given that we didn't manage to run very far! The only touristy thing we did was Indian Canyons. We walked along Palm Canyon, which takes you through lots of palm trees down on the canyon floor. They seem so out of place yet are really pretty. We did the first mile on this hike and ...
Morning everyone! We have to push a few trip reports through because time is running out. There's no point writing these from rainy Amsterdam after all.
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Santa Monica, LA
Bob, Eva and I left Santa Cruz for Santa Monica, LA to see my mom and Albert. Together we did a Californian wine tour, consisting of I think 24 different wines, at least that's where I ...
... this morning), so we lunched in the car in the shade of the Shell sign at the service station before hitting the freeway headed for Barstow. It was Sunday afternoon and the freeway (the Las Vegas to LA interstate) was a car park. Luckily we were back on the back roads after Barstow as we wound our way through desert valleys and down into Palm Springs. As we carried our bags into the swanky hotel, I'm certain the other guests enjoying happy ...
... war planes was given by the fighter pilots who actually
flew them in the war. It was amazing, the things that these guys
went through, very hard to even imagine let alone live it in reality!
I hope it's something that the boys will remember as it's a personal
history that they heard rather than something you read in a book and
put your own interpretation on. Five hours later, machine guns
played with, Pearl Harbour ...