Spin and Margie's Desert Hideaway
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... below 3,000 ft.). In 2013 a flash flood exposed heavy metals from an old mine so a lot of this area was closed to us frail humans. I was limited to driving across the desert. Not much of interest except for a large area of Cholla cacti. Ugly suckers, but I found them to be strangely attractive. Moving into the western portion it becomes the Mojave Desert ( above 3,000 ft.). Much better. Most ...
... largest Joshua Trees and it turns out to be a great photo op.
By now, we've had our fair share of rocks, trees and desert so we decide to start making our way back to Palm Springs. The 1 hr drive shoudl allow us to get back to the hotel just in time for happy hour when they serve cocktails by the pool - got to ensure we stay hydrated while in the desert. The drive back is quite fast, but driving that road downhill in a huge SUV ...
... bird dinner .... Yes, Mexican ....what a surprise! I looked up this place in yelp and it got great reviews. La Perlita... The little Pearl.... Is a family owned business where the mom cooks, the dad manages the restaurant while the kids service and wait on the tables. The restaurant is a little gem in a hidden strip mall in Palm Springs. We would have never found the place if it wasn't for the great ...
I forgot to mention how inventive we were for our dinner setting. For lunch we had a sandwich but saved tHe plastic container to use as our dinner plates. John cut to bottom of a water bottle and used it as a wine glass. And of course there was a shot of bourbon for dessert. The wind was bad last night as well as you can see from the rock on top of the styrofoam cooler. We also had to keep the placemats in place with rocks. Little did we know the wind was going to get worse. Cris ...
... once in the desert, we are now hooked. Wayne, from Missouri had recommended a place called Quartzsite where they have huge rock and gem show each winter. we could camp there and explore the show. well… Quartzsite is a strange place. the show is full of good ol' boys selling and buying all kinds of rocks and other western and cowboy paraphernalia. the place is also full of thousands of RV's. tenting is not really on the agenda and we start to think ...