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... San Diego about 12:00 and got onto the 8 heading east though the desert we had crossed five days earlier.
Arrived as the sun went down,
Hotel looked like something out of the Jetsons, found out later that the owner had something to do with NASA.
Being in the desert big bugs everywhere including our room, ...
... saw miles and miles of inaccessible sand dunes. When we reached El Centro on Hwy 8, we saw a sign stating that this area was below sea level. I checked and sure enough -45', interesting! We drove Hwy S2 past Borrego Springs, then on to Hwy 79 north and wouldn't you know, we had to stop for road construction at Warner Springs. We arrived at Jojoba Hills at. - 3 months to the day we left! It's good to be ...
... br> Thousand of years ago this was the sea floor....so who's to say. The Ocotillo's (except for the dread-lock one) are alive, they loose their leaves to conserve water.
We are headed to Ajo AZ for 3 days and more hiking in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
Talk to you all soon,
Debbie and Rusty
... members. The rest of the people are the branch presidency and their families. They all live in Maricopa about 45 minutes from here. Everyone was friendly. One of the counselors gave us permission to camp behind the church. We hung out at the park then came over here to charge up all our gear, and there is a code lock on the outlet. We have slept at a lot of churches and have not seen that before. Must be an issue here. I wish I knew the code, I've tried guessing every magic ...
... bus loads of workers came in. They were all so friendly. Scott is getting to use his Spanish frequently.
At one of the last rest stops for the day we met a retired migrant worker. He lives in Kingston, Arizona now, but is back visiting friends. He used to pick citrus here. The citrus fields he picked in are all gone, water taken away, trees died and now cut down. He said it was owned by Art Linkletter. ...