Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... 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 ...
... 25 degree temperatures but we also haven't experienced the truly pleasant conditions that we had hoped for this vacation. We had the record-setting lows in New Orleans with frozen water and sewer lines and it seems we left Texas just before they got hit with major snowstorms and icy road conditons.
We have been in Palm Springs for over a week now and despite the first two days being pleasant and warm ...
... the prizes come in.
Although we had had fun writing this blog, we do not plan on continuing it on a daily basis from now on. I hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have. The trip has been an incredible experience, crossing this vast and beautiful country from east to west. Wow!
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... has to offer. Unfortunately, most of them involved hiking, and since that sounded too hard we decided to see what else was on offer.
After breakfast, we jumped in the car and drove towards San Jacinto mountain, which is on the outskirts of the city. There is the option of taking a gondola to the top, so we thought it was a great start. We'd been advised to take a pullover with us as it gets quite cold at the top of the mountain. Ted balked at this idea, since the day was ...
We ate the second halves of our sandwiches for dinner. It is amazing how little we have been eating on this trip. We seem not to need as much food. Perhaps it's the sunshine and fresh air.
Today didn't go at all as expected but turned out well. Also, we are still really glad we didn't get stuck with the Impala!
Today was another brilliant day and probably our most enjoyable so far.
We drove back to ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking