Blue Sky Resort
Travel Blogs from Twentynine Palms
Marcus and Andy finally get to camp!!!!!
It was a perfect night, pretty warm, desert clear skies, and no creepy crawlies that we could see.
We dropped a tarp, rolled out our bags, and tried to have a fire. The only wood we had was from the original campground in Virgina, which we had been saving ...
... area. In looking for a side road just off the main drag, Paul asked "should we go down here, it's sandy". "Why not" was my reply. Paul was in front and after 200 feet I saw him wobble and nearly take a spill. When he returned after 5 mins of struggle, we parked up and looked where we where. There was some debate over whether we could see the milky way or it was just cloud but either way we could see a lot of stars, and thankfully, no rattlers. Got back to the hotel and ...
Drove through Joshua Tree National Park today, had thought we might camp in one of the National Park campgrounds but it's too hot. The park is in the desert with the Joshua trees providing no shade and with temperatures still well over 100 decided we would keep going. The park is probably the easiest one we've been to that you can see in a day, very different to anything else. From one of the lookouts you can just see Palm Springs (if it's a ...
... your flesh and are extracted only with difficulty and pain. The Jumping Teddy Bear is a species of Cholla with a microscopic barb that will penetrate your shirt, pants, and shoes.
We lucked out and many of the wildflower areas were in bloom especially in the Cottonwood Spring area. However, the drive from the north part of the park to Cottonwood required us to drive through 30 miles of bleak desert. See the video. Casey ...
... I should have died a couple of times) which ever comes first. I feel like I should give you a little back ground on me and my friends just so you can fully understand the ridiculousness that insues or had already come to past. I am 22 years old and am currently in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) as are many of my friends in the stories (that should explain itself.) I will be leaving active duty on July 6th and it can't come soon enough, but that is not without saying that ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting