A Luxuriant Oasis in Southern Califonia's Desert May 14th 2008 Palm Springs: a seducing oasis between deserts, the pretty Mount St Jacinto and the strong wind belt that blows towards Salton Sea in Coachella Valley, southern California.
After driving for hours on end on roads cutting through dry land I was delighted to get to Palm Springs and find lush green gardens, hanging flowers, springs and waterfalls. This is definitely a great place to get to. I can' ... read more
North America » United States » California » Palm Springs Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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I feel so happy for having a chance to explore a bit of this amazing planet where we spend our brief existence.
After years of dedication to teaching at a primary school in central London I was ready for a change. Setting off on a motorbike trip through western Europe and Morocco was like a jug of fresh water to my thirsty mouth. Then after some preparation I flew to N.York, bought a van and spent a few months crossing the United States, visiting the most spectacular landscapes in the national parks - and crying of gratitude for the ... full info