We packed up and left Yuma last Wednesday and headed for our current destination at Calienté Hot Springs and RV Resort in Desert Hot Springs, just north of Palm Springs, CA.
|Readying to leave Yuma, AZ|
|Driving west on Dillon Road toward our next RV spot.|
|1:30 pm arrival at Calienté Springs|
We enjoyed a lovely late afternoon, sitting in the shade and, following an outdoor dinner at our site, Jeanette and I headed for a soak in the numerous pools at this awesome resort.
|Driving into downtown Palm Springs.|
|Downtown Palm Springs at 6:00 pm....just as the street market/fair was opening up to the public.|
|Lucky and I had to to have a much closer look at this 35,000 lb, stainless steel and aluminum monstrosity.|
She does dominate the downtown core.
|Surprise encounter with fellow RVers, Trent and Teresa.|
|The hot evening brought out the masses. It was busy, busy, on the street.|
It was early to bed because we had plans to hitch the motorcycle swivel wheel to our truck and head out early yesterday morning (Friday) for Yuma. Why back to Yuma? Read on....and you'll know why!
|Back to Yuma we go!|
|Only minutes from Yuma....|
|Bernie watches as I ready the ramp to load the motorcycle.|
It took only a few minutes and the bike was loaded and securely strapped down.
|All loaded and ready to roll.|
|Sister in law, Rita, points to their outdoor temperature gauge, on the shade side.|
|Check this out! It was 102 degrees in the shade!!!!!|
|Enjoying our much needed fluids.|
|Neighbour, Paul, took this photo of us prior to our final departure from Yuma, this year.|
|The motorcycle sits well on the swivel wheel...! Jeanette looked back a few times to make sure it was secure.|
|Is anybody home?|
|Chocolate Mountains is the view from Hector and Diane's front window.|
We toured their little family run RV park. It has been in operation for two generations. We even met the current owner - the son of the original founders. It is an older park but it does have its charms too.
|The natural mountain hot springs bleed into this catchment pond - filled with fish that thrive in the warm water.|
|The individual hot springs outdoor tubs.|
|Chico is about to be released from his leash.|
|Once given approval to go for a swim, he takes off with gusto........|
|.....and in the water he goes. It's pure pleasure to watch this dog enjoy a swim.|
|A final photo with Hector, Diane and Chico before Jeanette and I resumed our return trip to Desert Hot Springs.|
|A final photo before the setting sun darkens the Chocolate Mountains.|
We are looking forward to the next few days. Our son and daughter in law (Deni and Courtney) have arrived in Palm Springs, from Edmonton, Alberta, for a few days of sun, heat and R&R.
Shortly after posting this blog, Jeanette and I will drive out to College of the Desert (Palm Desert) to meet with up with our kids, Barb (Courntey's mom) and Doug (Barb's fella). Deni and Courtney are staying with Barb and Doug at a resort in Palm Desert. So, a fun, few days ahead for us all. Can't wait!
So, that's what we've been up to these past few days. The motorcycle mystery will be revealed in the days ahead.
Thanks for dropping by.