Motel 6 Barstow
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It's okay.... It's a Motel 6. It did have a refreshing pool.
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Usciamo da Las Vegas in direzione California. Sulla strada ci fermiamo nella Death Valley a scattare qualche foto, poi proseguiamo per Barstow, dove arriviamo dopo circa 640 km di strada. Troviamo alloggio al Motel 6 Yucca Ave.
... no joke here. The U.S. National Parks are a treasure and perhaps the best thing Teddy Roosevelt ever did during his presidency. It was a magnificent experience.
We began our search for sustenance, finding only small gift shops with microwaveable burritos and the like. So we did what we had vowed not to do all trip. Yes, dear friends, we ate at that most corporate and evil of restaurants, McD's. I don't want to say their ...
... still roam the Main Street. Many of the shops sell food for them. Mandy's bag of burro food was given to me (Stuart), when the attentions of the burros became too much. Some time later, after I had tucked the paper bag containing the remnants of the feed into my belt, and was watching the gunfight, I was nudged by a burro. I ignored him. He nudged me again. Again, I ignored him. The next thing I knew, the burro had bitten open the bag, and snaffled ...
We sought local knowledge and with the temperatures due to hit the 105 degree F in Las Vegas. The thought of possible 115 to 120 in Death Valley was enough to have us decide to give it a miss. Noela and I set of early and Carl and Paola are joining the others a little later.
Looks like the fist part of todays ride will be all high speed interstate until we get to Barstow.
This riding is reasonably uneventful but with the high temps and open desert there is ...
... sand with rocks to spell their names to the point where there is almost no room left to add any more. In any case, there was no way I was going to spend time looking for stones in 110F heat. I did stop to take a distant look at the Amboy Volcano with its extensive lava field. There was a trail leading towards the crater's edge but again, it was too hot to contemplate following it - even under shade the breeze was roasting. By the time I got to Ludlow I was ...