The Desert Star
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews The Desert Star Palm Springs
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... a towel and continuously mopped our faces and wiped out arms and legs. We go out about 3 and it has never taken more than 3 hours and 15 minutes to do 18 holes. Not many on the course, only a couple of crazy Canucks!!! We have spoken to some locals and even they say they are tired of the heat and this is quite unusual for this time of year. On Monday we took the day off from golf and spent the morning doing laundry and meeting some of ...
... 3½", last year they had ¾", year before 1½". In Palm Desert (a town) we picked up a step-on guide who was absolutely fantastic - she was an expert on their agriculture and geology. Morgan explained that we were now in the Coachella Valley or Basin (desert on top) but with a huge aquifer underneath which irrigates all their agriculture: table grapes, bel peppers, dates, nursery ...
... actually got away early. And of course this is famous last words as we spent the next 2 and a half hours trying to sort out our phone so we could call mastercard and cancel Kens card. boy what a rigmarole. Anyway we sorted it in the end and I got a Starbucks coffee to get me back to normal. Sally had lent us a phone, but we bought the wrong credit, and becasue it hadnt been used for 6 months it wouldnt work. anyway, I got a sim ...
... first but after the first song he came out of the chariot and was off and dancing. Everyone around us was pointing and saying how cute it was and complimenting us on bringing our child to the festival. In such a heavily fashion conscious festival who knew a toddler and a pram would actually be the coolest fashion choice one could make :) The festival itself was even better than I remembered from my last visit in 2004 - it was so well run, no lines ...
... stores, we came across Al Dente and split a delicious Tilapia Piccata. Walking back after dinner we stopped at a mini-mart for some breakfast goodies.
Now it is time to watch the 2013 Oscars! Darn I missed the Red Carpet as I am so used to the broadcast being later in the day.
PS Yesterday was Aunt Mary's 100th birthday and we were privileged to wish her "Happy Birthday" by cell phone.