Malapai Hill, Geology Tour Road, Joshua Tree National Park
The twin peaks of Malapai Hill rise about 400 feet above the valley floor. The black basalt that composes the hill is … click the photo for more information …
Harvey House, Casa del Desierto, Barstow, CA. 2002: built 1911.
Casa del Desierto
What can you say?- These little guys hide by staying ~real still~. They eat ants and squirt acrid blood from their eyes when attacked. I think. I’m not an expert– However, it’s just a lizard anyway. Don’t eat!
My wife didn’t believe the colors were authentic, until we spent some time watching a sunset there.
The Needles formation – Topock, Az.
Tonopah is a small community with a population of about 2,600. Tonopah is located at the junction of U.S. Routes 6 and 95 approximately half-way… (click the photo for more information on Tonopah)
The Whole Mojave A-Z
The Mojave High Desert is one desert rather than a series of separate entities- That we are the same through the diversity that binds us. By becoming aware of our combined identity, we may be able to appreciate, and better understand issues affecting our Mojave Desert on a holistic level. In this presentation we meander back and forth across the Mojave Desert in photographs to illustrate this concept.
Sometimes you can get caught in an imperfect sunrise. Sunrise shots don’t always work out. Sometimes you just have to get out of it what you can–even if it’s just understanding you’ve lived to see another sunrise.
By MARY BEAL
Nearly every desert visitor knows Evening Primrose—but not all of them know that the white-ribbed “baskets” so often found rooted in the sand are the dried stalks of this lovely white flower which blossoms at night and takes a siesta when the sun comes out….Continued Here