Desert Paradise Gay Men's Resort
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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 ...
... the ones that look like big pineapples.
First stop on the agenda is the Marilyn Monroe Statue. We were expecting it to be big, but had no idea it was this big! The sculpture is 26-foot-tall and 34,000 pounds in weight! Forever Marilyn is a giant statue of Marilyn Monroe designed by Seward Johnson. The statue is a representative of one of the most famous images of Monroe, taken from 1955 film The Seven Year Itch.
We arrive about 9.15am. The ...
... the middle of the desert so was in the high 80s to 90s. Our days there were lazy and relaxing. We caught up on the films at the cinema we've been too busy to see lately. We saw Cloud Atlas (good), Alex Cross (not as good as the hype suggests but still watchable), 7 Psychopaths (so funny) and the Man With the Iron Fists (good). We hung out by the pool, which we had all to ourselves, probably because the water was pretty cold! There was a hot tub there as well so we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking