Joshua Tree National Park, about 150 miles east of Los Angeles, is a fantastic place to hike, rock climb, picnic and camp. The 794,000 acre preserve is noted for its spectacular gardens of huge monzogranite boulders mingled with sparse forests of juniper trees, pinyon pines, cholla cactus, and the ungainly Joshua trees for which the park is named.
Are you ready for some fun in the desert sun? Then pack an overnight bag and head 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles to beautiful Palm Springs. Located in the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is the perfect escape for a girlfriend getaway, romantic retreat or guys golf outing. The desert is sure to accommodate your every need.
I met her in New York. Sophisticated, had studied history in college, someone who talked about the polishing effects in the sculpture of Bernini. Beyond that we had a clear case of "high enthusiasm" for each other. So, I didn’t want to take her just anywhere. I understood that this would require staging.