TownePlace Suites El Centro
Travel Blogs from El Centro
... All the hills, all the heat -My ride group gets separated -Second lunch at Glamis... it's a strange place known for ATVing on the sand dunes. Speaking of sand dunes... -SAND DUNES. It looked like we were in Egypt or something -Carlee lost one contact... and then another. What a goober. She was riding blind; I helped to guide her. -Pirates of the Caribbean, The Curse of the Black Pearl. We got about ...
... very steep climb.
It turns out that Jacumba is right on the border and the new border fence goes VERY near to Jacumba. The fence appears to be about 12 feet high and is rust colored. It runs the length of the border except where it butts up against mountains. Those areas are very hard for the illegals to cross.
Jacumba appears to be a very poor ...
This image shows our location at this point as well as our expected track. It takes us south of the Salton Sea..not knowing anything about the Salton Sea I decided to google it and I learned some good tidbits. I asked Flat Bill and he gave me some weird answer that didn't match anything ...
... anymore. The Slab City Organization was formed to try and undo the damage that was allowed to happen while the "founding members" of Slab City sat around and did nothing about the trash dumping. It took decades for the trash to pile up, this problem didn't just spring up overnight. Unfortunately, most of the "long time members" of Slab City are responsible for allowing people to get away with breaking the law, dumping trash and sewage without reporting them ...
... 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
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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