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... that's not what we did. Instead, we bought a Hot N' Ready pizza, grabbed a cheap bottle of wine, headed back to our room and collapsed while watching reruns of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. We drank the wine out of plastic cups and ate the pizza off of ripped off pieces of the cardboard box. Needless to say, it was a spectacular evening all around.
Religious Billboard Sighting Score Update: Mara- 15, Will- 10
Miles Driven: 2,581
... snack lunch at Najah's Desert Oasis. Thankfully, no kicks there either!
Well, we've been through the desert ..., and we're now in Barstow. Craig did go for a swim at our hotel here, even though the hotel warns that the cleaning materials for the pool cause cancer!
Sorry, no blog tomorrow, as we will be without internet access on the Rankin Ranch in California (sorry, Mary-Ann), so we will update you on Tuesday.
227 miles today
... out a bit. Here is San Simeon, home to billionaire media mogul William Randolph Hearst's historic "castle" and personal fiefdom. South of his lalaland is a sight I've been looking forward to: the elephant seal beach. On a lonely beach just off CA-1 a huge herd of gigantic elephant seals come to molt. They sit there the size of small automobiles, stinking and snorting and being plain old ornery. They pike sand on themselves and try to sleep. They seem to ...
We said goodbye to our beautiful hotel and boarded the bus for Las Vegas. On the way we stopped at The Tanger Outlet centre at Barstow. Some serious shopping was done here. Think this outlet centre was better than Century 21. After a couple of hours we boarded the bus for a short drive down the road to the Barstow Station for lunch. Back ...
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 ...