This past week I was in Claremont California with Mikki. It was a very nice week, when I look past the hard work. Then, there's this trip back to Texas we are on as I write this... we hooked on to the Triumph 5th wheel trailer this morning in San Dimas and headed to Texas. Shortly after getting on I-15 we get to Barstow, CA and I missed the I-40 turn-off, unbeknownst to both of us. We traveled very contentedly for a couple hours through the dessert and came on this giant-normous facility that appeared to be a casino. Sure enough, it was accompanied with a "Welcome to Nevada". Then, I saw a sign that said "27 Miles to Las Vegas"... oh brother! So, we are now in Flagstaff, Az, our initial destination, albeit two hours later. Here's a few images of some flora and fauna, and today in the Mojave dessert.
Mik's roses at the town home in Claremont.
A succulent plant next to the sidewalk at a resident in Claremont. I love the colors.
Some plant in the agave, yucca, cacti family... or not. Anyway, I like them.
Another rose... What's weird is that this blue color isn't altered, rather it was in a shady area and the iPhone camera just treated the shadow in blue.
Our surprise visit to Lake Mead, Nevada:-)
The spectacular Mojave dessert. Sorry, a camera just does not do the landscape justice.
Las Vegas... surprise, surprise!
This is as close to Las Vegas as we got. We took a hard right and headed back South as quickly as we could.
Our traveling rig.