La Quinta Inn Bakersfield South
Travel Blogs from Bakersfield
After last minute packing and cleaning, we left a rainy Santa Rosa at about 9am this morning. For the first hour I worried about things we might have forgotten in the house or things I hadn't cleaned well enough, but then I exhaled and stopped worrying.
Weather cleared up about halfway to Bakersfield and here we are at our La Quinta.
While driving the Hwy-99 to Bakersfield, we decided to drop by Visalia and see a replica of the 'End of the Trail'. The 'End of the Trail' statue was created to mark the closing of the Western frontier i.e. the defeat of the Native Americans at the hands of the white settlers. It's meant to be a sad statue, not that we saw it. We simply failed to …
... carry-on to the large red bag then pull both large bags while wearing the camera bag, purse and tote bag. Quite a sight I’m sure.
This is an assignment that should be fun at the end. Dale and a couple of granddaughters are planning to come just to have some vacation time. Also I’ll be on the east coast for, hopefully,
the changing of the leaves and we have good friends in that area that we get to visit.
So off to a new adventure.
... Southwest cooking; making grilled salmon, a tamale, black beans, and flan. This is a huge meal!!! In the afternoon we will visit the San Miguel Mission built in the 1600’s, the oldest house and then eat at the Chocolate House. ...
... details about the meals later, I’ve been going back and forth about fresh veges vs. canned. We will be in the high country for 5 days so it is iffy carrying fresh veges if they’d even last that long, but canned might be heavier and won’t taste as good.
I had the idea that I’d carry dried beans for chilli as I’ll carry a larger cooking pot anyway. I looked online and saw that cooking beans at high altitude ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services