Posts Tagged ‘erinLYYC’

Guide to public golf in Palm Springs California

Golf in the Canadian prairies is a fickle sport.  You need to be prepared for rain, sleet, and yes even snow has fallen in summer. The season doesn’t last nearly long enough; but fortunately there’s a way to get golfing during winter, and for you to get out of the blustery winter temperatures too.

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Amazing Homes in Palm Springs Part 3 – Public Buildings

I’ve been posting recently about some amazing homes in Palm Springs.  While they’re spectacular, many of them are off limits to the public. Fortunately there are some equally stunning public buildings where you can enjoy modernist architecture up close without a trespassing ticket!

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Get up close to the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs

It’s perhaps one of the best known, and most menacing geological features in North America.  The San Andreas fault is the oft-blamed continental rift responsible for plenty of earthquakes in California. While the science of this tear in the earth’s crust is fascinating, did you know you can actually get up close with this amazing…

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Natural Wonders in Palm Springs

While Palm Springs may be known as a celebrity getaway, or for its desert modern architecture, it’s also becoming famous for its stunning natural wonders. Some of them are worth a full day trip, others can be seen in just an hour or so.

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Day Trip from Palm Springs: What to do in Borrego Springs

Recently on a visit to Palm Springs, I was invited to spend a weekend in a town not far from the Coachella Valley. I’d never heard of Borrego Springs before, but I quickly found it’s an easy weekend or day trip, and it’s loaded with things to do if you’re into photography, hiking, golf or…

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Cool Things in Palm Springs: Inside Frank Sinatra’s House

At first glance, it seems like a rather plain and unassuming home; low roof line, with a clipped row of hedges and some desert landscaping. But this minimalist desert exterior is hiding a pretty big secret; it’s the former home of a world-famous, Rat Pack-era crooner; a home that’s off limits to the general public.…

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