Travel Blogs from Mojave, United States

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Back in the USSA, Mojave, United States travel blog

Back in the USSA

A travel blog entry by johnandjerry

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Our flight back from Munich to Los Angeles went well although it seemed interminably long (12 hours).  Lufthansa is a good airline though; all thefood, snacks and beverages (including all alcohol) is complimentary.  They even leave out ...

Planes and Turbines, Mojave, United States travel blog

Planes and Turbines

A travel blog entry by ggmoffatt

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... to be leaving the desert!!! Think we fell in love with the cactus's (cacti). Heading north now and this was our first stop. Mojave is very close to Edward’s Air Force Base where the shuttle has landed a couple of times. Many planes flying overhead, ...

Mercury Rising, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Mercury Rising

A travel blog entry by lisaontheroad

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... we saw from busy highway 40 and were even more in awe of the shapes, sizes and beauty waiting for us in the Mojave National Preserve – Blacktail Jackrabbits all over the place, cholla and pink cacti (!!), and watching a raptor (possibly an American ...

Mojave National Preserve, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Mojave National Preserve

A travel blog entry by theklikas

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Summary: We drove for hours on virtually deserted roads throughout the Mojave National Park in really intense heat. From a distance everything looked barren but when we trekked through it we realised there is plenty of colour and life. Shrnutí v ...

Desert, Day 1: Journey to Mojave, Mojave, United States travel blog

Desert, Day 1: Journey to Mojave

A travel blog entry by jameswidowss

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... run a bit more interesting with some more scenery than just a freeway, this was our first day in the western half of the Californian Mojave desert....and it rained.....didn't it? Weather eh? Pffft. Not to worry though cos when we got to Mojave on the NW ...

Home safely, Mojave, United States travel blog

Home safely

A travel blog entry by johnandjerry

Just a quick post to say we made it home around 1030 last night; all is in order at home.  I will post a bit more on our very last day and some closing thoughts I have but right now we have to return the rental car we got to get home with, do ...

Mojave stop, Mojave, United States travel blog

Mojave stop

A travel blog entry by dldemented

... less and I wasn't sure I wanted to stay there anyway.. So I rode on down the highway 30 more hard miles and here I am in Mojave.. I got a room that will work and at the right price. I'm told the wind will be lighter tomorrow but it bothered me when I ...

Days One Forty-One through One Fifty-Six, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Days One Forty-One through One Fifty-Six

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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Hoover Dam & Lake Mead? Film Swede & German ...

Day Forty-Four, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Day Forty-Four

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... of Las Vegas and we were back in California and setting up camp at Mid Hills Campground high in the desert mountains of Mojave National Preserve. We arrived after dark via washboard dirt roads to find a campground empty except for a single backpacker. I ...

Day Forty-Seven, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Day Forty-Seven

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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Kudzu and I spent another lazy, uneventful day enjoying the beauty of the Mojave Desert. Again, we followed a winding dirt road and selected a patch of ground to call our own for the night. Except for our red Toyota truck, there was nothing to indicate ...

Days One Twenty-Six through One Forty, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Days One Twenty-Six through One Forty

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

Flagstaff? ...

California, we are returning for another visit!, Mojave, United States travel blog

California, we are returning for another visit!

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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... . Oh well, guess I will have to wear a hat every day or maybe have my head shaved. Oh to be a man! After leaving Mojave the next morning, on our way to Yosemite National Park, we ended up in the clouds (literally). Mojave is in the desert, and ...

Running from the weather - again!, Mojave, United States travel blog

Running from the weather - again!

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... to avoid too many steep climbs.  We drove across Death Valley, and through the Panamint and Searle Valleys of the Mojave Desert, until we reached Mojave City where we are staying overnight.  It was actually a very interesting trip, with ...

Day 16, Mojave Desert, United States travel blog

Day 16

A travel blog entry by oldsalty

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Mohave Desert, CA to Joshua Tree, CA I awoke and quickly started scouring the sand mountains, I arrived on a peak, but again saw no sea in sight. I continued on my land ship westward, halfway through the day, I found a place called Joshua Tree Park, ...

Day Forty-Five, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Day Forty-Five

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... are thick with juniper and pine, and still others are seas of sand. The one constant is silence. Solitude, thy name is Mojave! This is the first national park I have been to that allows visitors to camp at undeveloped sites on back roads without a ...

Day Forty-Six, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Day Forty-Six

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... We learned today the 1.6 million acre, ten-year-old Preserve and the desert it largely encompasses was named for the Mojave tribe of Native Americans. Preserve elevations range from 800 to almost 8,000 feet and encompass many diverse habitats from the ...

PCT days 87-99: Independence to Mojave, Mojave, United States travel blog

PCT days 87-99: Independence to Mojave

A travel blog entry by hobos

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We are writing this entry from Los Angeles...we actually left the Pacific Crest Trail near Mojave and hitched a ride to the big city where we are spending the weekend recovering and preparing the next leg of our journey. We are now 567 ...

Left the bright lights behind - Mojave, Mojave, United States travel blog

Left the bright lights behind - Mojave

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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... a outdoors concert because of it but as we spent most of the time in the car it didnt bother us. We drove around the Mojave Spaceport and they also have there loads of aircraft being stored because they are not being used.  Some are all painted the ...

Days Eighty-Four through Ninety-Seven, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Days Eighty-Four through Ninety-Seven

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

The Rock House is going to take more work than originally planned and nobody seems to be able to agree on what I'm supposed to do. I've never seen so many rats in my life. Kudzu and I are camping in the driveway and using the covered porch for a living ...

Days Ninety-Eight through Valentine's Day, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Days Ninety-Eight through Valentine's Day

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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Feeling lonely and unloved in the desert on Valentine's Day. Just kidding, but Kudzu could have sent me flowers. Me and the Zoobs have settled into our volunteer duties. Mostly we greet preserve guests at the visitor centers at Hole-in-the-Wall in ...

Days One Twelve through One Twenty-Five, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Days One Twelve through One Twenty-Five

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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Roving Las Vegas for groceries rain, rain, rain. cold, cold, ...

Deserts, Mojave Desert to Joshua Tree, United States travel blog

Deserts

A travel blog entry by cath_rich_rtw06

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... the Labor Day traffic heading back towards LA. Luckily after half an hour we turn off the interstate and head across the Mojave National Preserve. Another day of long straight empty roads and great views across the desert, this time covered with Joshua ...

Desert sands....., Mojave, United States travel blog

Desert sands.....

A travel blog entry by sean_kirsty2012

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Leaving Yosemite we had a night to kill before we hit Vegas....we played it by ear ending up punching through to Mojave Desert in the evening. There's not much to place...i suppose it is in the middle of the desert! We picked one of the 10 motels and ...

Mojave, Mohave, Moave - beauty in the desert, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

Mojave, Mohave, Moave - beauty in the desert

A travel blog entry by steppingout

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... natural springs, canyons and basins.  The highlight  wildlife encounter was seeing a juvenile tarantula up close!  Mojave N.P. has the honour of containing the world's largest concentration of Joshua trees.  These Dr. Seuss-like ...

Jul 26, 2012, Mojave, United States travel blog

Jul 26, 2012

A travel blog entry by stibae

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Hot springs at a cold lake, Lake Mojave Natl Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Hot springs at a cold lake

A travel blog entry by radsolv

... wee hours before dawn we cross the Colorado River over the Hoover Dam. Behind the dam is Lake Mead. Below the dam is Lake Mojave formed bhind Davis Dam. The outside air temperature OAT was over 100oF and the temp in the lake about 50o. The driver tried ...

Wild time again, Mojave, United States travel blog

Wild time again

A travel blog entry by tunnockscaramel

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... shopping trip and a stop off for some sandwiches we left the cities behind and stayed the night at a campground next to the mojave desert. On the way there we drove through Joshua  Tree National Park which has highly unusual trees. The terrain was ...

The Lush Lush Mojave, Mojave National Preserve, United States travel blog

The Lush Lush Mojave

A travel blog entry by karenanddean

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Mojave National Preserve..  We saw 3 golden Eagles and a vulture hunting a family of foxes. Hummingbirds, cayotes, hares, chipmunks, lizards,  deer, ... somehow the desert seems more lush than our own backyard. ...

Jeep Road Climbs, Mojave, United States travel blog

Jeep Road Climbs

A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca

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Nothing super fancy today, just a lot of vertical gain using some pretty beat up jeep roads. The spring we were intending was less than glamorous but while we were waiting on filtration, we met a southbounder named GoalTech. He had started hiking the ...

Back at home, Mojave, United States travel blog

Back at home

A travel blog entry by johnandjerry

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Got home last night; had a nice flight from Cabo to Orange County/John Wayne Airport.  Flight was not full so that was nice.  Customs was a breeze, way easier than LAX.  We spent our last day in Baja packing up.  We wanted to leave ...

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