Spin and Margie's Desert Hideaway
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... have seen in Vietnam and New Zealand. We have a quick lunch at a quirky cafe in the town of Joshua Tree (during which Charlie manages to wind us up by refusing to eat his lunch). We are sitting outside waiting for our sandwiches when it starts to rain - only a little and for a very short time. Not what we expected though - in the desert!
Then we head into the park. Wow! What an amazing and varied place - as Indie said, not what she expected ...
... Visitors Center the ranger reminds us to always keep a look out for rattlesnakes - oh joy.
Instead of the long hike we decide to go for two shorter ones. The first hike is a one-mile loop through a very rocky landscape where cattle thieves used to hide stolen cattle. The trail is quite easy as trails go but we quickly realize that the heat is not to be messed with. Hidden Valley is a beautiful area surrounded by some massive ...
Our morning wake up in Joshua Tree involved some winds and sand but no where near the 50+mph winds hounding the Palm Springs area later that day….a couple we spoke with said the road visibility dropped to ten feet, they drove by looking at the road striping near the shoulder. Nothing like the Haboobs (?) of the mid east, but surprising here.> > > Not to worry, we were headed to a highly rated, low cost mexican restaurant for suitable heat/sweat recovery drinks. > >> ...
... We drove from the south end of the park towards the north stopping at various exhibits talking about the area and environment. We pulled into a couple of campgrounds and kinda liked them which is when we started considering bagging the backcountry camping and picking a site at the campground. We did just that around 1pm as the camp sites were starting to fill up. We picked campsite 15 at White Tank as I posted before. We left our tents and a gallon of water at ...
We are just outside of Joshua Tree National Park, at a boon dock area. Inside the park the sites are really crowded but here it's quiet and there's lots of room to spread out. Only about 5 RV's in here, nice. We left Wes and Susie's yesterday and will be here for a couple of days, then don't know yet. Later guys, love you ...