Friday, December 6, 2013

Desert Mailboxes

    In the Mohave desert, there is something out there....

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Desert Jets

A Recollection from Mr. Trip

When you leave Death Valley you drive up over the hills and cruise down into a salt plain with one of these roads that stretches into the horizon. I got out of the car to stretch my legs and take a few photos when suddenly I heard a sound, something that started as a low whoosh, like a gust of wind that quickly built into a roar. I grabbed for the camera and I turned, to see a fighter jet. It was like Top Gun

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Titus Canyon

Titus Canyon is a deep, narrow gorge cut into the steep face of the Grapevine Mountains to the east of Death Valley in the Mojave Desert of southeastern California. The canyon features limestone rock formations, petroglyphs, and wildlife of various kinds.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Zabriskie Point

There’s not a lot to say about this place. Nature and sight seeing. An unearthly landscape that stretches in eroded rough-hewn peaks into the horizon. It is breathtakingly inhospitable, one of those places that makes you feel small and glad for the comforts of life, putting you in your place as a human being.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Stratosphere Sundays

11.28.08 CO97 TXL - EWR

To keep you in that frosty mood outside: a collection of christmas trees in the making, northern Canada.