From the Road

We traveled 1,802 miles over a period of almost seven weeks (it turns out that we were only one day short of seven). During this period, we had thirteen stopovers.

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Top Pic: Entrance to Golden Dome cave. Some of the caves (lava tubes) have steps at the entrance, but most don't.

This place has been on our bucket list for some time & we’re glad that we finally arrived. I think I see some lava tube/cave exploring on the horizon.

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When ”plan A” didn’t work out, we moved on to ”plan B”. Needless to say, that didn’t play out either. Down the road we found a great dispersed site at Rocky Point West - BLM on Eagle Lake. ”Plan C” rules!

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After a month of dry camping in the desert, it's sweet to be back in trees. The campground is tucked in a grove of Jeffrey Pine Trees & is easy walking distance to Mammoth Lakes.

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Top Pic: Mount Tom peaking through the clouds.

It was one of those travel days that should have been easy, but... After adjusting plans a couple of times, we ended up at Horton Creek to avoid the storms at higher elevations.

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Alabama Hills has been on our Bucket List for some time. We scored a scenic (but perhaps not that level) site just off Movie Road. Over 400 movies have been filmed in this area.

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We a have sweet spot in Mesquite Spring campground. Unlike the overcrowded main campgrounds, there are only a few campers here each night.

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This unique canyon is one of the few place where the Mojave River flows above ground. A good stopping spot not far from the highway.

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Above Photo: You just gotta love the super bloom in Death Valley. It happens about every ten years or so.

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We found a very nice area for dispersed camping. We saw very few campers on this spacious area that offered lots of level space to camp.

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One of the activities we are enjoying in SoCal is hiking. There is an amazing number of hikes available within driving distance from Jojoba Hills, and there’s BLM land just outside our parks gate that offers random single track dirt roads and trails to explore. Here’s a brief recap of the February...

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One of the activities we are enjoying in SoCal is hiking. There is an amazing number of hikes available within driving distance from Jojoba Hills, and there’s BLM land just outside our parks gate that offers random single track dirt roads and trails to explore. Here’s a brief recap of the January...

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