Desert Hot Springs Spa worth (very) brief stop for soak
Wait, wait, wait, before you say: "I can't afford that," let me tell you it is only $4 for day use on Tuesday. Admission to the Desert Hot Springs Spa the remainder of the week is $6 on Monday-Wednesday-Thursday; and $8 Friday-Saturday-Sunday. This is a perfect sto
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Joshua Tree National Park - Black Rock Canyon
Another night hovering at 4000-feet elevation -- this one dry camping at the Black Rock Canyon Campground at Joshua Tree National Park in the mountains north of Palm Springs, Calif. The Joshua Tree NP website states: "Two distinct desert ecosystems, the Mojave and th
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RVer Jimmy Smith reflects in morning twilight
After a few weeks picking our way through the southwest (more posts on that to follow) we find ourselves resting for a couple days on the edge of the Coachella Valley in southern California nestled against the foothills of the Little San Bernardino Mountains and Joshu
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Our next destination: Joshua Tree National Park
In 2011, Joshua Tree National Park, in southern California, commemorated '75 years of inspiration.' President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the park into existence with a presidential proclamation in 1936. Next week, we're heading toward Black Rock campground in
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