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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... drifted and we became friends again. We spent a bit of time faffing about organising a SIM card and purchasing snacks (my most exciting purchase being a giant tub of blueberries for $2.99!!) and headed out to Big Bear Lake, about 2.5 hours away. The freeways were really good but I will never complain about poor quality roads in perth again, they are pretty rough here. It was really interesting moving between flat ...
... out on a kayak but we'd probably blow right over. Will wait for calmer waters. So... Chose another hiking trail...an easier one in town. Also much easier to get to. After a good hike (never seen such trees!) we found a picnic table at the lake for lunch, JD took his nap on the rocks (like a turtle!) - sun was wonderful. After an hour or two of relaxing, got on the bikes to follow the path along the lake. Guess what? The air is a little too thin for Deb to keep up ...
... recover. My fire department training kicks in so I says to myself "Self, this is not a good situation". This has become a survival of the fittest situation. Survival instincts kick in as everyone leaves the view point in favor of the relative safety of their vehicle.
On the way back down to the truck I pass a young couple who are heading up to the vista point. "Be careful up there, there are no guard rails". They look at me and say "We will". I sincerely hope ...
... About 1000 hours we decided to take a trip to La Quinta. We load up the doggies and head out. As we head southeast on Interstate 10 I am amazed that a lot of the towns have grown out from the foothills all the way to the interstate. Large shopping center after shopping mall line the highway.
La Quinta is a rapidly growing city of 37,000 souls. The scenic city is located at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains. It is one of the leading ...
... the dragstrip. Oh by the way if you ever come to California, you better bring alot of cash because thing are not cheap....Gas up to $3.89 a gallon, even diesel is up to $4.60 a gallon, and the price of food is double what we spend, since we have been here we have spent close to $300 on grocerys, that is 3 times our budget.........So Larry's lesson learned would be don't come to California unless you are a movie star....or rich....or whatever, until then CYA