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... of wind generators of all sizes and multiple designs jostled for position on the hills as we climbed out of the flat desert. There was not a breath of wind, and even if the joshua trees had leaves rather than cactus like spines they would not have been rustling. Whilst I am not an expert in these things I could not help but wonder whether solar power might not have been a better form of renewable energy to exploit in this desert environment. It must have ...
... is one of the most unusual, and certainly hottest, places that Elaine and I have visited, the only shame is that the photos will not do justice to this vast place.
We now headed for Kernville, where we were staying tonight. The roads and scenery were much like we'd experienced all the way to Death Valley, rocky cactus strewn rough desert peppered with the occasional little towns, some with literally just a handful of properties. Then we headed up into the ...
... slovenly cross between Garrison Keiller and George Carlin's Hippy Dippy Weatherman). During summer months Paul runs a hiker shuttle along the eastern Sierras. In a ratty old Rav4, Paul pulled up about 6 p.m.
"Are you Paul? I asked. He nodded. I smiled. "I love you, man."
That night we reveled in the luxuries of civilization in the tiny Old West outpost of Lone Pine:
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Quote of the Day:
"Death Valley is surely the nearest to a little Hell upon Earth that the white wicked world can produce."
A New York World reporter, ...
... br> After checking a couple of facts at the Centre, we went to see the General Grant Sequoia, half a mile away, in General Grant Grove. A very impressive tree, and there were quite a few other big fellows there too.
We then drove north as far as we could along the 180, towards Kings Canyon. Alas, the road is closed in winter to the Canyon so we took the only open road, to Hume Lake. The ...