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... it, and last night and tonight's hotels lie upon this road, one of the original US Highways. Parts of Route 66 are gone, parts subsumed into more modern highways or interstates, but parts of the original remain. Craig's plan for today's ride from Kingman to Barstow - both mentioned in the song - was to stay on the 66 as much as possible. Just 25 miles along Route 66 from Kingman, across a mountain pass, is the old gold mining town of Oatman, ...
... are areas of redwoods too. This is the isolated land of the rare condor and the sea lion. Everywhere we went we saw humpback whales spouting and diving, sometimes in groups if two or three. This slowed down our progress as we stopped to continue collecting evidence of our whale-filled year. To see humpbacks is amazing. Unlike the grey whales of Oregon, humpbacks are bigger and have a noticeable dorsal fin. They also breathe more often and more quickly. We ...
... family turbine is somewhere in the neighborhood of 10-15 years.
Follows are a few road going pics and a few of those I took at the ghost town. Hope they are interesting.
Tomorrow a few pics of some beeegg trees.
Just a little aside here. Thanks to our wonderful son and daughter-in-law for buying us dinner at the Olive Garden here in Bakersfield, Ca.
3940 miles since leaving home.
... of years of the shifting and upheaval of the Earth's crust. The rock walls hold fossils and an abundance of minerals and has shades of red, brown, green and white.
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Debbie and Rusty Batt
... today as it seemed to climb the hills effortlessly. The terrain between Needles and Barstow is mostly desert like.
We stopped at Peggy Sue's 50's Diner for breakfast and found it very fun. Unfortunately, there was a mix up on the settings of the camera and I just discovered our pictures from this stop were lost. A website to see what I am talking about is: ...