Posts Tagged ‘Palm Springs’

Dust Storms and Sunsets

Palm Springs Dust Storm

There are many stories in the Coachella Valley of people driving home from work and having their cars sandblasted by the frequent dust storms with the result being a new paint job. This valley is windy, that’s the reason they have a wind farm here! See Harnessing the Wind. On this drive back to our […]


McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Auction


I have always fancied myself driving an older car of some sort, likely a European sports car. As years have gone on I’ve also taken on an appreciation for some of the wonderful cars that were produced in North America until about 1970. After 1970 North America has managed to produce some of the worst […]


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

One of the interesting day excursions near Palm Springs is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Cutting through Chino Canyon the 10 minute ride starts at an of elevation 2,643 ft. and ends at the Mountain Station at an elevation of 8,516 ft. Access to Mount San Jacinto State Park is located at the top. Originally built in 1963 […]


Villagefest, Palm Springs, California

One of the more bizarre musicians, looks like an electric insect. Villagefest, Palm Springs, California

Villagefest on Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs is held every Thursday. As far as street markets go this is one of the more entertaining ones with arts, crafts, fresh produce, strange sites and music and entertainment. More photos will come at a later date but here’s a quick sample. 


God Bless America


You have to give something to the folks down here for their dedicated love of the country. Everywhere you go you see the U.S. flag and other little reminders that you are in the U.S.A. These pins and visors are a good example.


Desert Girls

Desert Girl

Desert Girls, do you see a theme here? After producing my French Girls series I’ve been keeping my eyes open for similar themes while travelling. A few observations though, there aren’t many French girls in Canada and the US, I guess this isn’t unexpected and, North Americans seem to not expose women in the same […]