A Not So Daily Dose of Daisy
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Our Sunday Drive
Categories: Family, Travel

We flew into LAX yesterday and then drove to Palm Desert to visit with JP’s parents for a couple days. When we woke up this morning we had breakfast and then set out on a road trip. Our destination was The Salton Sea which is California’s largest lake. You can read more about the lake if you CLICK HERE.

We stopped for a photo opp at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

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Then we headed to a place that I found on my RoadsideAmerica app. The Mud Pots of Niland, CA are a mixture of mud, ash and water that pleasantly burp and croak. I think the coolest part of this is not just the cold bubbling mud but that fact that there are no signs directing you to it. You have to drive down a long dirt road and there aren’t even signs once you get to it. No signs, no fences and no people.

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Taking a photo of my in front of the mud pots do it no justice so here is a video that I put together so you can see it in action.

Our next stop was at a date farm. I am pretty sure that this weekend is the first time I have tried one. They remind me of a huge raisin with a pit. Did you know that they grow on Palm Trees? I guess they are probably called Date Trees but they look like Palm Trees.

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And look how tall palm trees are in California. Can you even see me at the bottom of it?

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Soooo tall!

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After a day of adventure we ended up back in Palm Desert for dinner. Cheers!

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