Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
... world's Joshua trees grow here. They are not really a tree, but a species of yucca. A majority are pretty scrawny, but there were many fine specimens. However, I think the best feature of this park are all the boulder stacks throughout the area. They create many strange, eerie formations including Skull Rock ( very cool). You not only have the pleasure of seeing them but also the fun of ...
It is another first for Gin and I since coming to Palm Sprngs, rain!
Though it did once rain here during one of our visits it lasted only 3 minutes and barely made the ground wet. This time, what we are now witnessing here is on a pretty significant level: heavy rainfall and even thunderstorms across all of California.
As I write this it has been raining since 3am, or 3 1/2 hours so far. 50 mm of rain are expected and are more than welcome to a state which ...
... feeling hotter than this. It is like standing in a sauna with the hair dryer blowing at you, or when you walk past the engine of a bus or truck and get all that boiling air coming at you. Dylan sums it up with the understatement of the century "I think it's just a little bit warm out there!" The Main Street in Palm Springs is full of shops, bars and restaurants, and, as with most streets here, lined with massive palm trees. Emma really likes the ...
... we would have to give them all up at the CA border. We were so upset at the idea, but again lo and behold we were waved on at the Agriculture stop as I was about to hand over the bag of oranges.
In Palm Springs we had coffee at Starbucks, seafood at "Oceans" and saw "Skyfall" at the Imax. All so good.
Tomorrow, San Rafael and Kelly, Rob and Ella and Isley Cameron.
... areas. The Black Keys were amazing but then we didn't expect anything less and the Arctic Monkeys were really good, Bon Iver was good and Noel Gallagher's high flying birds were great and had a much better performance than Oasis! SJ watched Girl Talk with Katie and had a fab time! We were jumping around and dancing and I have to say he was amazing, check him out. We were disappointed with Radiohead and SJ had a bit of strop because she couldn't get close ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking