allard real estate

 

home   adventure by date   blog   adventures   earthquakes   reading list   past lives

 

 

December 7, 2019 - Saturday - Today we drove down into the Coachella Valley to see a new museum that opened in Cathedral City called the Museum of Ancient Wonders.  This museum offers exhibitions of replicated and genuine artifacts from the world of ancient civilizations and scientifically produced laboratory-cast fossils.  We were fortunate to have met Executive Director Alberto Acosta while visiting today.  The artifacts on display are just a portion of his personal collection.

There are three sections to the museum, the first being a wonderful display of cast dinosaur fossils.

The second area displays artistic recreations of African masks, dating back 3,500 years.

The third and largest section of the museum contains more than 120 replicas of Tutankhamen artifacts, and it's wonderful.

This location isn't meant to be a permanent home for Acosta's extensive collection and he's currently looking around Coachella Valley for the right spot.  We hope that he finds it soon so we can see more of his treasures!

Since there are many restaurants in this area, it was difficult to choose one for brunch.  So, we decided to return to Elmer's in Palm Springs because we knew that we'd be happy with the menu choices there.

With a huge menu, who could have guessed that we'd order the same thing?  We both had their "Classic German Pancake" with lemon wedges, whipped butter and powdered sugar.

The pancakes and the sides of sausage patty were delicious!

Back to Top

 

Send emails to info@allardrealestate.com with any questions or comments you have about this web site.
Copyright 2020 Allard Real Estate - Redlands, CA
Last modified: January 01, 2020