Arizona-California 2016

California: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

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Hello from Palm Springs!!! One of the biggest attractions here is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway that takes people to elevation 2595 metres in 10 minutes. During the ascent we pass through several life zones ending in typical Alpine wilderness.

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In the year 2000, the old cars were replaced by the new ones:

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This rotating tram car takes you on top of Mt. Jacinto where you can find 54-miles of hiking trails and amazing views of the mountains and of the desert. Please join us on this short, 3-mile hike on top of the mountain. It is always a good idea to start with checking the weather conditions at the top of Mt. Jacinto:

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The view of the Coachella Valley:

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In ten minutes, we moved from Coachella Valley, a dry and windy desert to an Alpine forest still covered with snow. Look at the size of some of the trees:

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4 Comments

  1. Bozena
    March 15, 2016 at 9:17 pm — Reply

    Widzę, ze Radek tez jest na zdjęciach…. Czyli pojechaliście razem. Życzymy udanego urlopu!!!

    • March 15, 2016 at 10:23 pm — Reply

      Dzieki za zyczenia. Tak w marcu zawsze podrozujemy razem. On jest moim kierowca i zaloga.

  2. Chandra
    March 15, 2016 at 9:52 pm — Reply

    Thank you for sharing these pictures – it was nice to join you on the hike remotely! Glad you made it and are having a nice time!

    • March 15, 2016 at 10:26 pm — Reply

      Thank you Chandra for traveling with us and for this cute comment. We are having a very nice time. The weather is nice and there is sooooo much to see here. Some places we saw eight years ago with Mark and Ania. We often talk about that trip.

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