Day 15:Joshua Tree National Park

Named after the famous Joshua Tree, the national park is located in the Southeastern Corner of California and is surrounded by three towns: TwentyNine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley. I saw signs for all three of them on my way from Palm Springs. The sky was California quality blue and the views were just… Continue reading Day 15:Joshua Tree National Park

Day 14: Walking Palm Springs, CA

It was sunny, 75 degrees. The sky was amazingly blue. Many Harley Davidsons and antique cars on the street. I walked along South Palm Canyon Drive gazing at the plants, cars, bikes…Depressed that I will be going back to snow in two days, that did not prevent me from capturing the beauty of the town!

Day 11: BadWater Basin, Last moonrise of 2009

After hiking Golden Canyon, we hit Badwater for a few while the sun was still shining. On our way back to Texas Springs Campground, the moon had started ascending the sky and was well worth ending the year with. 

Day 11: Golden Canyon’s Zabriskie Point, Gower Gulch & Red Cathedral

Golden Canyon is a short gorge that cuts into brightly colored sandstone rocks in many glowing shades of orange, gold and red, with the ever-present deep blue sky above making the hues seem especially sharp and intense. Once there was a paved road running up the whole length but this has long been disused and… Continue reading Day 11: Golden Canyon’s Zabriskie Point, Gower Gulch & Red Cathedral