Green Tree Inn
Travel Blogs from Victorville
Headed out of Stovepipe Wells over the pass and some good roads to Olancha for breakfast at another good diner. It was then a bit of a slog down the highways to Lucerne valley with some interesting crosswinds and dust, couldnt imagine anything let alone lucerne growing here. Then it was on through the hils to Big Bear Lake ...
... at the chance to travel, become fluent in Spanish and see another country's education system but most of all, I am excited at the promise of being able to draw closer to Jesus in this season! There is so much joy and anticipation, it's like the bride and groom going away to learn more of each other. The plans made are the secret and joy of the groom to reveal to his bride as they go along. I will be working as a 6th grade ...
... or the heat perhaps? And where had the thirty-strong congregation come from? There was only about one homestead to every square mile out here.
As we then drove south over the desert for a main highway that would be our route out of here and in the direction for Phoenix tomorrow, we again marvelled at the beautiful light you get at this time of day and how it caresses the desert floor and the hills around us. We weren't drving off in to the sunset, but away from it, ...
... far. I have been able to memorise sections so that we don't have to keep stopping to check the electronic map on iTouch. I knew that after passing Cedar, Beech and then Citrus Avenues we had to turn onto Sierra Boulevard. This road took us out into a whole new world. I am not sure we were quite ready for it and we feel pretty whacked sitting here tonight.
We were on the fringes of the California/Nevada desert. The heat went up ...
... begins to beat down on us. The restroom turned out to be a really good decision. We see lightning and hear thunder all night...and a few times it hit really close. It's comforting to have a roof over our head and know we won't end up as barbecue. We wake up in the middle of the night only to see the nearby parking lot covered with 1/2 inch of hail.
Day 109: Another ****** weather ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking