Terra Cotta Inn
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... world's Joshua trees grow here. They are not really a tree, but a species of yucca. A majority are pretty scrawny, but there were many fine specimens. However, I think the best feature of this park are all the boulder stacks throughout the area. They create many strange, eerie formations including Skull Rock ( very cool). You not only have the pleasure of seeing them but also the fun of ...
... even deer.
This national park extends over 14,000 acres, and offers more than 70 miles of hiking trails!
The views are spectacular! The valley floor is a checkerboard of grey on pale sand, with the windmills the only distinct items. Even the greens are dulled through the haze of heat and dust.
At the South East end of the valley lies the Salton Sea. This salt lake or sink lies directly over the San Andreas Fault, where the North American plate meets the Pacific ...
... absolutely gorgeous. It has the Sand Bernardino Mountains, Santa Rosa Mountains & the San Jacinto Mountains and Little Sand Bernardino!
Friday, Paul, Laura, Dave, Lorelie, Vivi and I went to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. It is a tram ride which starts at the bottom of the Jacinto Mt. and ascends 8,600 feet! When we started it was 85 degrees...when we stepped ...
... that you would have taken for granted if you lived in civility.
On the other hand there are so many perks to getting stuck with the same group of guys for four years of your life. Firstly, you become part of a family that is big enough to invade countries or cause enough ruckus in a city that you are barred from ever going back!! These boys are my brothers and that will never change. In a frat I can appreciate that you become close to your ...
... were inspired - mostly by current events at the time or the weather - it reminded me a lot of ancient cave hieroglyphics only interwoven into baskets. These beautiful artifacts were hand crafted by the women in the village and utilized daily or sold. One cannot help but gain a better appreciation and respect for their talents and lifestyle.
At one point, Gary and I did go off the beaten path and got a little adventurous by taking the Palm ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking