Century Palm Springs
Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... of traffic travelling well beyond our comfort level. The regular need for washroom stops, more cold water and even gas for our thirsty truck, force us to backtrack more than once before we make our way safely to the Coachella Valley and our new home in Palm Springs. Enjoy the photos (although not necessarily all taken on this route). More from PS in the next ...
I missed Goleta, really, which by all accounts was a pity. It was a pleasant lively seaside town with lots of wonderful places to eat and with a naval connection, as both an aircraft carrier and several young men all decked out in those Gene Kelly type sailor uniforms were spotted.
Seems I missed out big time.
Jette also saw a whale off the end of the pier.
Thankfully I could just sit and do the occasional bit of navigation ...
... socks - our first assertion was to brandish the owners as 'Californian Nutters' but we quickly realised that the socks were a practical solution, protecting the dogs paws from the searing pavements! We both fancied some Italian food later and the bartender recommended Sammy G's (strange name for an Italian restaurant we thought!) downtown (which was only a ten minute walk) so we headed there. Although we didn't spot a single member ...
... recent game. Justine reckoned young Jake McCoy was alright after the local pitcher, who at the commentator's request threw 3 strikes, meaning beers were $1 for ten minutes. (Chris was driving, so he couldn't take advantage!). We reckon they sold 40 beers in ten minutes. The stands emptied as soon as the third strike was signaled! The ball game had all the razzle dazzle of the Mets game, but just on a smaller scale. We ventured home after another fun ...
Picked up the motorhome (RV) and headed out of LA.
Traffic was dreadful and it took over three hours to get to Palm Springs.
The RV park we tayed in had hot springs and it was great to relax after a big day. The wind on the way in was really strong and blew up a dust storm.
Pics of traffic and wind ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking