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Death Valley

Posted by on May 27, 2011

Backtracking a little since I didn’t have time earlier.

Will rework the posts later on and add links so it can be followed.

Day 8, May 24th

Started the morning from Lone Pine where you still could see snow on the Sierra Nevada mountains in the west:

Sierra Nevada mountains from outside Lone Pine

Some long lonely highways heading for the heat:

Lone lonley highway

Overviewing the first valley:

First Valley of Death

Down inside it we started getting hot, was hard dried clay outside the tarmac:

Dry clay bed

Had a break at Stovepipe Wells to fuel up and buy drinks and eat a little:

Break at Stovepipe wells

Had a big bird land begging for food:

Hungry bird by stovepipe wells

Some walking path in Death Valley and people actually went walking, was hot enough as it was traveling on a motorcycle:

Some walking path, its hot enough driving ...who wants to walk?

Old ruins:

Old ruins in Death Valley

Further down the road they had some tourist place where they had put a really old school tractor on display:

Old school tractor

Taking some side trail getting out through some sandy hills:

Side trail

More lonely highways:

More lonley highways

Entering the state of Nevada:

Entering Nevada

And the suite at the Imperial Palace we ended up in, a bit pricier then we had planned but we made up for it the next morning, see post about day 9:

Suite at Imperial Place

3 Responses to Death Valley

  1. Hilary

    Did you see grand canyon yet? Arizona? I want to know where you are now šŸ™‚ I love the bird btw šŸ™‚

  2. Michelle

    Old Dinah is actually a steam tractor not a school tractor šŸ˜‰ looks like you had fun! my aunt and uncle live in yucca valley and my uncle works in death valley. i love it don there!

    • Hilary

      Hahahahah… I would edit his post but I like the idea of a school tractor šŸ˜€

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