BEST WESTERN PLUS Palm Desert
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Up bright and early this morning for the drive to Palms Springs. Not much to see on the way though, just more desert. We did stop at the Joshua Tree National Park to see the famous Joshua Trees. On driving through Palms Springs you can see why it is the place rich people come to vacation. Everywhere you look there are beautifully landscaped Golf …
... Bar for a couple of beers.. They are famous for the number of beer on draft and sure enough we both had a Paulaner Hefeweizen and Nachos and watched the Canucks lose to The LA Kings 55357; we drowned our sorrows in the hot tub and pool when we got back to the hotel. The temp today was 27 C but is supposed to be warmer ...
... it too, it just made sense that that was the perfect way to get to the opposite side of the house in the fastest way possible. Come Christmas morning, we would all gather around the tree in the pj's/sweaters (all hand-made by mom) and open our gifts. After we kids would play with one another's toys and until dinner was made and then our great big family of 15-20 people would make our way to the table and eat this grand Italian dinner that my Grandma would put ...
... 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 ...
... br> Heading out all looking slightly ‘pinker’ than we were at the start of the day, someone appeared to be having a BBQ that was until Ella pointed out the orange glow in the distance. On the mountains above Palm Springs the local authorities were dealing with the breakout of a fire which although caused no risk to us down in the valley you could see the smoke coming down as the fire was drawn by the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility