Death Valley NP July 2018
Looking east from Badwater Road over the Black Mountains Range July 12, 2018.
Sunset at Badwater Basin Salt Flats in Death Valley NP July 10, 2018. Lowest point in North America....282 feet below sea level.
Zabriskie Point Overlook July 2018
Manly Beacon at Zabriskie Poin Overlook July 2018.
Looking east into the parking lot for Zabriskie Point Overlook July 2018
Looking west over the Black Mountains Range as I head towards Dante's View July 2018
Death Valley NP fuel price...not like you have any choice for the next 70 miles. You do not want o run short and get stuck somewhere at night. I always gas up if I get close to 1/2 tank down while inside the park. July 11, 2018.
Closed down Borax Mine, last one to close. Looking east from road leading to Dante's View July 2018.
Tarantula Hawk Wasps on the way to Dante's View July 2018. Got stung by one on this trip. Only the female can sting.
Cholla cactus on a little hillside on the way to Dante's View July 2018.
Looking down onto Badwater Basin Salt Flats from Dante's View July 2018.
Looking down onto Badwater Basin Salt Flats from Dante's View July 2018. Those little black specks on the white section lower left are people.
Dante's View looking west. Telescope Peak is the tallest feature in the park. It's the one where the clouds are almost touching. July 2018.
Mesquite Dunes...tallest one is about 100 feet, just over my right shoulder. It was really hot here 113 deg. July 2018.
Mesquite Dunes...tallest one is about 100 feet. It was really hot here 113 deg. July 2018.
Milky Way over Zabriskie Point...composite. Took Milky Way shot at 12:30am and combined image taken later that morning from same location to complete the shot. July 2018.
Badwater Road as it lines Black Mountains Range July 2018. This is where I got stung by a wandering Tarantula Hawk Wasp as I sat down in my rental car. Popped me on my right forearm as I brought my arm against my chest. July 2018.
Tarantula Hawk Wasp sting July 2018.
Badwater Road in Death Valley NP July 2018.