Mojave Desert: The rising sun illuminated skeletal tops of juniper and pine standing on the fire scarred hills around our remote Mojave camp. Stems bleached white in the sun, others still fire blackened created a surreal, strangely beautiful ,and peaceful landscape. Abandoned homes and businesses along historic Route 66 and the harsh mid-day sun painted a severe, unforgiving landscape and an economy in decline, but the late sun at our Jumbo Rocks campsite in Joshua Tree National Park created an oasis of cool tranquility.
Fire scarred Mid-Hills Campground, Mojave National Preserve Wildhorse Canyon Road, Mojave National Preserve Wildhorse Canyon Crossing the I-40 on Essex Road By-passed by the I-40, the town of Essex on historic Route 66 lies abandoned The Road Runner Retreat on Route 66, by-passed by the I-40 and abandoned Waiting for the BNSF (Burlington Northern and Santa Fe) to cross at Amboy Sunset, Jumbo Rocks campground, Joshua Tree NP Evening glow, Jumbo Rocks campground, Joshua Tree NP Contents
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Mojave Desert: The rising sun illuminated skeletal tops of juniper and pine standing on the fire scarred hills around our remote Mojave camp. Stems bleached white in the sun, others still fire blackened created a surreal, strangely beautiful ,and peaceful landscape. Abandoned homes and busi- nesses along historic Route 66 and the harsh mid-day sun painted a severe, unforgiving landscape and an economy in decline, but the late sun at our Jumbo Rocks campsite in Joshua Tree National Park created an oasis of cool tran- quility.
Fire scarred Mid-Hills Campground, Mojave National Preserve Wildhorse Canyon Road, Mojave National Preserve Wildhorse Canyon Crossing the I-40 on Essex Road By-passed by the I-40, the town of Essex on historic Route 66 lies abandoned The Road Runner Retreat on Route 66, by-passed by the I-40 and abandoned Waiting for the BNSF (Burlington Northern and Santa Fe) to cross at Amboy Sunset, Jumbo Rocks campground, Joshua Tree NP Evening glow, Jumbo Rocks campground, Joshua Tree NP
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