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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... though. Just maybe 6- 10 scattered dots of light visible from just outside our camper at the edge of the woods. Intrigued by the discovery, we asked a ranger about it the next day. He proclaimed that we must have seen Foxfire (actually he said Firefox, but I did not correct him), because he said they don't have fireflies here in the Pacific coast Redwood forests. I knew that I had not seen a bioluminescent fungus because my eyes are so attuned ...
... bar and coffee house, is just north of the southern intersection of California State Routes 127 and 178. They may be small but they serve a great breakfast!! Just remember if you order a hashbrown it will be the size of an entire dinner plate! From Shoshone we headed into Death Valley Nation Park through the 178, which is the lower west and Amargosa Mountain Range into the valley. Our route through park was basically to traverse it from west to east and heading north through ...
... just live in the fear. It was interesting to me that when there was no other choice than to just walk ahead in it, in spite of it, it fades back and loses it's power. I thought about Jody, with her fear of heights and how she had to look at that fear in those circumstances and walk on. That's a powerful thought, and actually the definition of courage...being afraid and doing it anyway. Good job Jody!
I woke up early again this morning...about 5:30. ...
... could see the valley floor and the road we would continue on for miles. It was breathtaking.
At one point, a military jet flew overhead, and then when we stopped at an overlook, a jet flew right through the canyon we were standing over. It had to turn sideways to get through. Very exciting! Unfortunately, I didn’t have my camera to capture this. It reminded me of the scenes in Top Gun.
We arrived at the campground around 2:00 ...
... even at 8am, and we had another clear blue sky, all be it interspersed with humongous tall hotel buildings. These I found mesmerising and often dizzy looking up at them. I could also see a haze on the horizon and cloud over the hills in the distance, and a breeze today, causing the palm trees to sway. The weather was changing with cloud moving in. We were lucky to have had the good weather. Dragging ourselves reluctantly from the pool we ...