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Motel 66 on Route 66 in Needles, California - The middle of everywhere.
Needles became my home away from home for several hot days. The storm provided some welcome relief from the harsh sun. However, it passed quickly and all too soon the sun returned to its dominate position.
My room, although not much, was clean and provided cool air from an ancient rattly air conditioner. Its noise did not bother me, it told me the old unit was still doing its job. That noise kept me from panicking.
Needles is a very interesting town. In many ways it is a throw back to days long gone. Throughout the town are many interesting buildings and signs, after all it is Route 66. It was those fascinating surroundings and my camera that caused me to enjoy my stay.
Still, I was most pleased when I was able to return to my home.
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