Sleep Inn Barstow On Historic Route 66
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Good food, good people and good price.
It was our stop between Disneyland and Vegas (what's the difference)
Good shopping at the outlets and proximity to all of the desert attractions including the Old Route 66.
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"Route 66" was written by Bobby Troup, and first recorded by Nat King Cole, in 1946. The song has been covered by many artists, making Route 66 one of the best known roads in the world. Who hasn't recounted that phrase: "I get my kicks on Route 66"? When people heard we were doing this trip, they invariably asked: "will you be going on Route 66?"< …
... here, for fear of summoning the clown. It's sort of like saying Beetlejuice three times.
After simultaneously loving and hating our choices in life, we continued on through Arizona and into California. Now, if most of Texas was sparse, the first portion of California was downright desolate. No billboards, no rest stops, just endless stretches of nothing but the Mojave Desert and mountains in the distance. We were ...
After the beauty of the Monterey Peninsula and restful stay with my dear friend Joan, it was quite a shock to drive so long in searing heat to the middle of nowhere it seemed.
There were so many trucks all vying for a place on the road, making Paul very nervous and upset.
Thank goodness for a new car with efficient a/c
But the hotel more than made up for that ghastly drive.
Today we just drove ...
... Valley Days, and who was there - Ronald Reagan - must be our time to follow up on his career since we saw him in The Presidio last week. We learned that in 1881, borates were discovered here in California, and they have been continually mined here - first in traditional cave type mining until today in an open pit mine - and this mine supplies over 40% of the world's borates. Borates are minerals that ...
... again (it have been around 95 degrees F / 35 grader C a big portion of the day). After moveing the laundry to the dryer we took the car to nearby diner called The firehouse.. something. It was an itslian restaurant with a fire-department inspired interior and some pasta was, again, a nice complement to all the burgers we've had. :) Tomorrow we will travel the last leg of our trip and arrive Las Vegas!! I'm really excited to get there and see what Vegas has in store for ...