America Best Value Inn - Barstow
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Nice apart from the unusual whistling sound that occurs in Barstow when it's windy. Although thats not the hotels fault at all
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So yesterday we entered our final state, California.
In the morning we headed down to Lake Havasu as there was a Speedboat festival going on, honestly it was Speedboats everywhere! Pretty impressive to look at, hundred of high powered boats just parading up and down the lake and the river. Real nice weather and again something completely …
... and ash in the air...very disconcerting to say the least. We made the decision to hitch up the trailer, load the fridge, and make final preparations just in case we got a phone call to evacuate. Fortunately the fire was about 8 miles away and was handled very quickly with 160 fire fighters on the ground and 4 aircraft....disaster averted.
After leaving this morning ...
... lane a lot).
Route 66 has been decommissioned so a lot of it is on freeways and once in a while you see signs for "Historic Route 66" where you have to turn off and take parts of the old road. We are tired of the LA traffic so we head to Barstow without turning off some of the road.
Barstow is a small town, there is a section where it is ol skool Americana. Kinda like the older side of Vegas, some motels still have signage ...
... do not need to get caught in a 6in. blanket of snow around Denver on I-70, or possibly more in Cheyenne along I-80. We return basically the same way we came, with the exception we will be seeing a bit more of Arizona.
As we drove down I-5 in California today, we discussed the fact that we are completely satisfied with seeing the countryside and the awesome views that came along ...
... motels we have stayed at but they both a pool and a laundry room. With that knowledge we took advantage of their laundry facilities and washed up some clothes. While we were waiting for the laundry to finish I ran over to the pool for a dip. When I stepped into the pool I was first surprised of how cold the water felt! It was however quite nice to cool off and take alittle swim. :) When I got up and started to dry it wasn't too long before the warm air started to ...