Terra Cotta Inn
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
Marcus and Andy finally get to camp!!!!!
It was a perfect night, pretty warm, desert clear skies, and no creepy crawlies that we could see.
We dropped a tarp, rolled out our bags, and tried to have a fire. The only wood we had was from the original campground in Virgina, which we had been saving ...
... in and around the rock outcroppings to the Barker dam & pond that a gold miner had built in 1900. We saw some more petroglyphs and headed off to the next trail.
The last adventure of the trip (baring any mishaps on the road tomorrow) was a short hike out to a mill that was used to crush gold ore. There were several old cars, pumps, a wind mill, and the ore ...
... the girls made snow angels. This was Jeffrey, Stacey and Gemma's first experience of snow. A lot of snow ball fights happened as we walked around the trails at the top of Mt San Jacinto.
In the evening we walked up the Main Street of Palm Springs at the local street festival. We saw the Marilyn Monroe statue that recently moved from Chicago. This is a 27 foot high statue called Forever Marilyn ...
... ordered blueberry pancakes but didn't have enough appetite to finish them.
Here in Palm Springs, they are having the "Airplane Owners and Pilots Association" convention, meaning that they had a display of various aircraft down the street. Or so I heard as unfortunately, I seemed to spend most of the day in bed! I didn't spend the whole day incapacitated though, as we went for a walk through the city during the evening.
The atmosphere was really cool. We saw the ...
... practice and play together, to expand our knowledge of the game, and to watch the best players in the world. It provided a great combination of physical, social and mental engagement, and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool