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Furnace Creek Inn

Beautiful setting.  This is the luxury resort lodging in Death Valley National Park.  Not exactly a campground.  Originally built in 1927, it still looked pretty swanky in 2009.  I stayed in a more modest section of the park, resembling an upscale … Continue reading

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Hanging On

Death Valley is one of my favorite national parks.  By its very name, one thinks of a barren wasteland where nothing can survive. One of my very first blogs had this picture as part of my “story” on Death Valley … Continue reading

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Too Much Water

One extreme to the next.  Either there is too much water, like the Colorado rains of Biblical proportions, or never enough water, like in Death Valley, California. It’s been raining along the eastern slope of the Rockies, from Boulder to … Continue reading

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Desert Island

Whoooeeee!  I feel like I’ve just been rescued from a desert island — this is the first time in six days that I’ve had internet access.  Without the internet, I was beside myself.  I felt so isolated:  What to do? … Continue reading

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Gone But Not Forgotten

Death Valley, California Rhyolite, California is a ghost town in the northeast part of Death Valley National Park.  There are several ghost towns within the vast boundaries of the park, but Rhyolite is noted for its still-standing structures, one of … Continue reading

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