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The Salton Sea

A pelican gliding over the Salton Sea in the southern California desert near Palm Springs. Used a Leica D-Lux 6 for the photograph.



We finally ventured out to the desert this summer. The sleepy town of Borrego Springs was our destination– it’s been described as “what Palm Springs was like a long time ago”…. 67 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Exploring nature’s playgrounds of white wispy clouds, chiseled mountains, ancient rock, soft sands and intricate cacti is at the top of my favourite things to do. 12 more words


I'm Working Here

So, it would appear I’m “working” here at this seemingly upscale hotel located in the California desert whose name is synonymous with wild, alcohol-fueled, ink-obsessed tweekers, party hipsters and motorcycle chicks. 1,614 more words

Nomads we are, one and all.

Here’s a shot taken at the highest point in Red Rock Canyon, west of Las vegas NV on Christmas day 2008. I heard at least 7 different languages spoken, and nobody was interested in turkey and stuffing, all the usual Xmas stuff. 457 more words

Road Trips American West