Thursday, May 23, 2013

Welcome to the Desert

Last week I ventured out of San Francisco for a work related field trip. Needles California was our first destination.

Daytime temperatures of 108 degrees (50 degress warmer than San Francisco on this particular day), preserved mason work marking the famous route 66, beautiful views of the Colorado river and surrounding mountains, and 4 o'clock safety ice cream aren't the only noteworthy aspect of this small dessert town on the Arizona border.

There is also a "terrible" McDonald's:

With "clean" bathrooms:

And motel rooms starting at $29 a night:

Oh how I love to travel and visit new places!