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... through Idyllwild rather than do battle with the Cribs and Bloods street gangs! Idyllwild was as it said on the tin - wild and idyllic. Got to Palm Springs and managed to get an early check in at the Marriott Desert Springs Resort but declined the offer of a boat ferry to our room on the basis that Sarah's case would have capsized us. Nice room, nice view but a mile of corridor to traverse from the lift. Dumped the cases and ...
Well today was a nice relaxed slow day....the Papa Peter house went on a trip on the golf cart to the market where Ted was able to spot cacti and see the sights of the golf course. Pete and Papa played golf. Swimming, relaxing at the Farrell bro house ...
... sandy, rocky and hot....much more bleak and with less vegetation the Joshua Tree.. Met a nice couple from Victoria on the hike. We were finished by noon and drove to Shields Date farmed Garden in Indio. Other than taste testing some of the yummy dates it was a touristy place and we didn't stay long. We found a great Deli at Bristol Farms on Monterey and Country Club and bought salads etc for ...
... had another 500m walk which was so long and dusty that were guys riding Indian style bicycle 'tuktuks' and giving people rides on the back for a fee. After the second walk you go through a second checkpoint where they search your bags and body again (again not prams) and then you are in. Yeah!
We made it just in time to see the start of the 'of Monsters and Men' set which was awesome and heaps of people were dancing around us. Zach was a bit ...
Back in the desert
Well, our 'big trip' is now ‘in the books’ – and we arrived back in Palm Desert after a fairly long journey.
On Wednesday morning, we went to the Auckland Museum and spent a few hours there – and drove directly to the airport, in the hope of getting an earlier flight to LAX. As we had booked on points, we couldn’t make the change due to logistical problems – but we were hopeful that ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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