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... journey - trying to find a way back to LA without going on the Freeway.
Not far from Nipton we saw a very strange sight of three glowing towers in the dessert. A area of about half a km surrounded the towers with mirrors focusing light on to the central tower. According to the local magazine the towers as an alternative energy generation source have been controversial.
We drove through Mojave National Reserve, with great view of the Kelso sand ...
On April 4th we moved north to Joshua Tree national Park. This was only a 120 mile drive. We pulled into spot 27A at the Cottonwood Campground, the southernmost campground in the park. The next day I was having trouble with the solar panel, and discovered I had plugged it in wrong. On the 6th, our batteries were not holding power ...
... of the road was fine and 55 mph was just way too slow. Shortly before I got to the highway by Joshua Tree, however, I saw a cop that had pulled someone over. I was very thankful that wasn’t me. And I slowed down.
I made a quick stop at a gas station to fill up the tank and get a sandwich and Pringles for lunch, and then I headed into the park. There’s a northern loop road with a highway on the north side connecting the towns of Twentynine Palms ...
... looked. Oops, we probably should've done something a few hours earlier. After a visit from a nurse, dr and a pharmacist to hand over the anti-histamine and antibacterial ointment, we were given a lovely bill and sent on our way, being told it should be looking better by tonight/first thing in the morning and if its not, you'd better come back. With Ewan dosed up and everyone exhausted we head back to our B&B to get some sleep and pack to head off to Las ...
... intense and calm at the same time that you will not know how to feel for most part of it! Other parts , I just felt enlightened!
[“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams...”]
We entered the park from the south end (Cottonwood spring). Plan was to camp at Jumbo rocks ( declared as one of the best campsites in JT...rightly ...