Villa Royale Inn
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... of traffic travelling well beyond our comfort level. The regular need for washroom stops, more cold water and even gas for our thirsty truck, force us to backtrack more than once before we make our way safely to the Coachella Valley and our new home in Palm Springs. Enjoy the photos (although not necessarily all taken on this route). More from PS in the next ...
I should have written my blog every day, so now I forget exactly what we did and when! Anyhow we went to see a cultural museum in Palm Springs called the Agua Caliente featuring the artifacts, jewellry, music and photos of the indigenous Cahuilla Indians -very interesting. The lady in the museum asked me where we came from before Vancouver Island. When I said ...
... to be none in the area...so he didn't worry about it. Erm sir, that doesn't change the fact that we still need a taxi! So we went out the front and hailed a taxi. We tried to gesture to the driver that we were in a hurry. Normally Mexicans are very sleepy, lethargic and relaxed individuals but boy did this driver 'step on it'. We were at the bus stop within about a few minutes. If there's one thing Mexicans understand its 'quickly'. Because of our helpful taxi driver ...
... lunch. Once again, we were fed way more than we could manage. I was interested in seeing the renowned Betty Ford Center, so we jumped into the car and drove out to nearby Rancho Mirage. I was expecting to see the likes of Lindsay Lohan wresting with a photographer from the National Enquirer, or an institution similar to the movie "One flew over the cuckoo's nest", but was disappointed to see something resembling a hospital with a sign only allowing authorized personnel. Grrr. I ...
Here is a video compilation of the highlights of “Road Scholar Tennis Program #8134.”
To my fellow participants on that program: I truly enjoyed our ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center