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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... into Mammoth Lakes was breathtakingly beautiful - by way of contrast the ride to today was through the desert.
Some great views before entering Death valley - such as the Owens Valley
Whilst completely different, Death Valley has its own beauty through the starkness of the landscape, mixed with dramatic ...
... few open and we browsed in the cool for a time before returning to the sanctuary of our rooms! Tomorrow we thankfully head out of this heat and this desert region, towards the coast and San Diego! I have always known that the USA had some vast areas of unproductive country, but now I know just how much there is - I don't reckon even rattlesnakes would live in some of the bits we passed through today! As much as it was very boring, it has been a lesson in US ...
... are satisfied when leaving Bubba. Before leaving the pier I indulge in a small banana split dippin' dots ice cream cup.
We search for the bronze plaque that is the official end of Route 66 (the road trip normally goes from Chicago to Santa Monica. We find it in a park (near where a bum was sleeping) and take some happy snaps before jumping back into the car. On the way to the parking lot we pass some pubs packed with the locals cheering on ...
We left Victorville, had breakfast at Emma Jeans Restaurant (of DDD Guy Fieri fame)
and headed east to Barstow, CA. This is a great Route 66 town. The main strip looks very similar to how you would imagine it did in the 50's. We stopped at the Mother Road Route 66 Museum and saw some great pieces of vintage history and read a great academic paper on Route 66 through the ...
... mountains on the drive home better as the smog had lifted.
We were so pleased that Rich's cousin Marilyn and her husband, Virgil and daughter Jennifer met us on the pier for lunch. Marilyn and Virgil drove down from Hanford,CA to visit with us and their daughter who lives in Long Beach . It was great to catch up with them, even though we read about each ...