Super 8 Barstow
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Travel day, headed out From Las Vegas after a sleep in, it's a toss of the coin affair. too Early and you get stuck in traffic, too late and you cook in the Desert. Got it close to right Leaving the hotel at 8:30am I hit the road, get fuel, fight the remains of the traffic.
There isn't much to see on this road, just hot Desert.
It's only …
... and the AC in the trailer is finally getting us down into the high 80s inside. There is hope of a sleepable (is that a word?) temperature by bedtime.
Chris brought Sydney up from Hesperia to drop her with us to start our adventure together. We had a nice dinner and Chris headed home. At present Sydney is suffering through Jeopardy on TV and is as anxious as we are ...
... After Topock, we crossed into CA and approached Needles where we decided to make the haul to Barstow. We are glad we did.
Tomorrow night we are staying at the Wigwam Motel in Rialto, CA - the best maintained Route 66 motel in CA. Check it out. http://wigwammotel.com I am more than excited for this experience.
Our next two days should be easy driving with only about 70 miles to traverse each day until we reach the end of Route 66 in Santa ...
The police were fantastic and so were the witnesses; another biker in the restaurant and the staff there. We even had a guy come up to us who has a harley dealership in Illinois, to see what he could do to help.
We caught up. Karl, Vicki and Julie who had been sightseeing and they joined us for breakfast.
We continued on and stopped at the Bagdad Cafe, just outside Barstow for a very welcome cold drink ...
We drove the final leg of Route 66, which is Santa Monica Boulevard today. We started from our campground in Barstow and drove the Interstate until we got closer to Santa Monica then drove the last 25 miles on 66. Otherwise we would still be driving, stopping and starting! As we crested the San Gabriel mountains you could see the smog hanging In the valley. We ...