Caliente Tropics Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Oh a whim, and thanks to a recommendation from a friend, we decide to hit up Palm Springs. Our single goal: Joshua Tree. Mission accomplished!
... head of the drive TO Vegas ...not leaving it lol ....yes it was boring ,but still inspiring the this long straight road actually exists ...hardly any traffic , and lots of small 'twisters' throughout the journey ...eventually passing "Joshua Tree" a National Park ..which apparently the famous U2 album was named after ,it was going to be more inspiring views of rocks etc, so we thought we had seen enough rocks and drove on without stopping . Eventually some 4 ...
... travel tripod (took it on the trip instead of my heavy duty one which was too weighty) attached my Pentax but with the weight of the telephoto lens the front kept tipping down. Meanwhile the silhouetted hill kept getting brighter and brighter and by this time I was not able to shoot. Frustrated I grabbed the camera and tripod, released the camera from the tripod and turned to go back to my car. As I turned and looked up to ...
... head on down the road - but then we find a campsite which seems to tick the box. the B10 has plenty of good looking pitches, hot showers, free wifi, only thing is - no fire pit, so no fire. hmmm… we take a chance and by the morning - we wished we hadn't. the campsite was about 100 yards from the I10 - thats the main east/west interstate in the south of the country and never ever stops. At every hour of the night, there are huge trucks thundering ...
... the ones that look like big pineapples.
First stop on the agenda is the Marilyn Monroe Statue. We were expecting it to be big, but had no idea it was this big! The sculpture is 26-foot-tall and 34,000 pounds in weight! Forever Marilyn is a giant statue of Marilyn Monroe designed by Seward Johnson. The statue is a representative of one of the most famous images of Monroe, taken from 1955 film The Seven Year Itch.
We arrive about 9.15am. The ...