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One of our vacation destinations this past week was Death Valley. We stopped at Father Crowley Overlook to drink in the view. A nearby Park Service ranger told us the Navy practiced flying jets through the narrow canyon, bordering the Overlook, called Rainbow Canyon. 28 more words

Death Valley and Rhyolite Ghost Town

For the past two Martin Luther King Jr. Day 3-day weekends I have ended up in Death Valley. I will preface this post by saying while both were day trips (because I am a bit mad and will spend 8 hours driving in a day if it means a brief reprieve from “real life” out in the wild unknown), Death Valley requires multiple days to truly appreciate and take in. 1,011 more words


Otherworldly Trona Pinnacles

If Trona Pinnacles looks like something out of a sci-fi flick, that’s because it has indeed served as a backdrop for several movies. You might have heard of some of these: … 887 more words

Whitney Portal & Mammoth Lakes

After 4 days in the desert at Death Valley, we headed north toward home up Highway 395. We made a side trip at Whitney Portals to check out the Trailhead for Mt. 175 more words

9 // Totenstille in Death Valley

Wann regnet es schonmal im Tal des Todes? Richtig. Und wie oft sieht man dann dort  auch noch einen Regenbogen, der sich über die stumme Weite beugt? 52 more words


Dante's View

Dante’s View – On the return loop from Beatty NV we saw the sign for this scenic vista point that overlooks Death Valley. After a drive up a twisting, steep road we arrived at Dante’s View. 167 more words