Palm Canyon Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... below 3,000 ft.). In 2013 a flash flood exposed heavy metals from an old mine so a lot of this area was closed to us frail humans. I was limited to driving across the desert. Not much of interest except for a large area of Cholla cacti. Ugly suckers, but I found them to be strangely attractive. Moving into the western portion it becomes the Mojave Desert ( above 3,000 ft.). Much better. Most ...
... And so I walked to a court where 3 guys were congregating and introduced myself. The 3 were Nang, 'Ben-O' as he was called, and Michael. We traded rallies and began to play a set of tennis - Yea! I was up to serve first. And this really is where this story begins.
First serve, I put it long. Wound up for the second serve, hit the ball and....twang! pop!
Damn! I broke a string and on the only racquet I brought with me from home! Michael immediately ...
Travel day today; we did not think we had far to travel but it still took us the majority of the day.
We were not sad to see the back of our car park home, which, despite being free, was not too enjoyable and it was noisy all night, so we are pretty tired.
Today we are heading for Palm Springs about 3 hours from San Diego.
We do another big food shop at an enormous Walmart. We finally purchase ...
... next day of course. Thank God statistics have not changed since we left home. After two nights we were pretty done gambling and visited a Cirque du Soleil The Beatles show. I do not have the patience for shows usually but we both found this one fantastic.
Grand Canyon, Monument Valley & Mesa Verde
Three days is more than enough in Vegas, especially when you are visiting with your wife :-). So ...
... which everyone needs to be ID'd before entering. On the plus side we don't get sprayed with various liquids in the crowd from people tossing unfinished beers- or at least what we hope is beer... A lot of people dress very hippy (those that wear clothes, that is, as most wear next to nothing despite the freezing temperatures!) It seems an odd juxtaposition with all the strict rules and regulations and overpriced everything! The ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking