Bishop Village Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... The owners are some serious 'young at heart' inspiring devotees who came together to fight for the restoration of Route 66 when the Eisenhower interstate state grid system was instituted in the 1940's, leaving this historic route and its many small towns who's livelihood depended on the thoroughfare of daily commuters and tradesman for survival, 'out in the cold' so to speak. The route was at one time the only road linking Chicago and the west, ...
We continued our journey with mountains on either side and as we ascended to the Bristlecone pine forest along a road aptly named by Ben's Dad as 'Barf Bucket Road'. The Bristlecone pine forest is home to some of the oldest trees in the world. Ben was worried about my reaction to the high altitude as these trees only grow very high up, but unusually it was not an issue, and at over 11,000 ft I felt fairly energised.
However this energy was short lived as I was coming down with ...
... amazing facts about marriage and science - really interesting. We collected our certificate and had a photo-shoot before returning to our hotel in the limo (we both felt so rock n roll). To celebrate our wedding we headed to the biggest buffet in Vegas at Caesars Palace - The Bachannel Buffet cost $15m to build and has chefs from around the world serving fresh food. We worked the buffet strategically (as you do) by starting at 1 end and taking tapas ...
... my nose and sat down. I then got the most horrific start as some flies decided to try and fly out of the toilet pit, consequently flying into my bits. Much shrieking followed and I made the decision to use the stream instead from now on for doing my business...! As the sun went down and the stars came out, the night sky was absolutely amazing. With no light pollution we could see a dense mass of twinkling stars filling the sky, with the Milky Way sweeping through the middle. ...
Today we left Vegas and headed northwest through Death Valley National Park and up to a town called Bishop which is at the foot of the Sierra mountains. DVNP is amazing, so vast and different at every turn. We went up mountains of 5000 feet to Badwater which is 282 feet below sea level and the lowest and hottest point in the western ...