Ace Hotel and Swim Club
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
Was fairly warm today, mostly in low 30s, we thought once we hit California we would start to cool down. Nope, it actually got hotter, high 30s by the time we stopped. Rode through some nice desert areas with lots of cactus. Lots of wind machines through this ...
Woke up early to get going checked out the view, the picture doesn't do it justice. We headed up the mountain to elevation if 8516 feet on the cable car, Forgot to take more pictures with my iPhone for uploading so will have to wait for my Gopro videos when ...
Today we head out to the desert. There are a few different routes we can take out to Palm Springs and we have chosen the longest, most scenic (i.e. less freeway driving). First of all we took a quick stop at a mall to visit the Lego shop. I wish we had these at home, they are so cool. Then we headed off to a small town called Julian, really cute town and famous for apples and apple pie, which of course we ...
... Ball and Marilyn Monroe.
As we drove the short distance from Palm Springs back to Rancho Mirage, we noticed the obvious areas of the natural desert plant life settled between the lush areas of the developed neighborhoods. The contrast is incredible. One can surely see how modern times have made the desert bloom. I'm ...
... so we aren't complaining.
We've been keeping an eye on our flights back home to Sydney from Los Angeles and, surprise surprise, the availability of seats is looking dubious already. We have decided to cancel our extra day here in the USA, when we had planned to visit Santa Barbara, and fly to Japan instead. It's definitely the long way around, but it least it will be much less stressful.
I was still feeling a bit queasy today so we took it easier and moseyed down to ...
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