Vista Grande Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... guarded this house and its contents with respect, love and a guardianship that can only be called 'astonishing'. When something needs to be repaired or renewed, the original components are tracked down and sourced... Now, you would think this place would be outdated. You'd be wrong. This place is truly modern - as relevant and modern as it was in 1955. I can show you the pictures I took...I can point out the photoshoots ...
... yourself with the almost-50-year-old song.
The Salton Sea, 225 feet below sea level, is the largest lake in California – estimated at 362 square miles, and shrinking every day. It was the result of an accident, created by a flood in 1905, when water from the Colorado River flowed into the area.
At one time, in the 1950s, the Salton Sea had resorts on its western and eastern shores. But today, these areas are ...
... moon-scapes: dry, rocky, bereft of all but very infrequent stunted trees. Up close, it looks even more inhospitable. So steep that even goats would struggle, and so barren that they wouldn't bother.
But then something quite amazing happens. A new world opens up. The plateau on the top of the mountain is a completely different ecosystem. Mainly fed by snow, and protected from the fierce heat, there is apparently enough moisture to foster mature forests, birds, squirrels, mountain ...
... the mountains back towards sea level). You pay at the pump with your card here before you can get any petrol, but it's not a fool proof system. Sometimes it doesn't accept your card and other times it asks you for a zip code before it authorises your payment. With the latter issue instead of actually remembering a zip code from somewhere in the States (that would be just too easy wouldn't it) I just make one up, it's a bit ...
... stage to see much of Florence but we were surprised by Pulp's Jarvis Cocker who was running round the stage like a nutter and we caught a bit of Madness who are always good. The last act was Dre and Snoop Dogg and AK and SJ loved it. We watched it with Katie, BriAnne and Jeff from the beer garden so we couldn't see a lot of detail but the Tupac hologram must have been good as SJ asked AK 'when will the hologram be on?' just after it ended! The highlight ...