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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Night 24: Big Sur & a Cloud of Dust From Monterey to Barstow, CA We drove 380 big miles today south and then east in a giant L shape. Today the weather was pleasant. Near the shore temps reached 71 and here, on the fringe of the Mojave, nighttime temps are around 85. There were some low hanging clouds by the ocean for a time but everything …
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 ...
... We met a great lady named Sandra, who sold us some great trinkets!
From there we toured the Casa del Desierto. The first place I have seen that my beautiful wife would really enjoy. It is one of the famous restored Harvey Houses, which was a huge fancy hotel in the early 1900's. Harvey was famous for his Harvey Girls. They could serve dinner to 96 men in 25 minutes. ...
... we noticed the price of gas had jumped appx. 30-50 cents/gallon. We have averaged around $3.80/gallon premium since starting the trip, and today when filing up outside Bakersfield, I paid $4.19/gal. I'm sure this would have absolutely nothing to do with the fact that California is run by Dems and the state is bankrupt. So far, very little hiway construction observed in the far left state.
Just before we ...
I thought I would see how this blog stuff works. I will keep it short and sweet just like our first outing.
We pulled into Barstow CA, set-up our home and took off for the rainbow colored rocks in the Mohave Desert. It was about 10 miles out of town and is an 8 mile loop, so it was very close and we would be ...