The desert is calling and I must go

Death Valley Death Valley is the largest US National Park outside Alaska at 3.4 million acres. It is home to almost 1,000 miles of paved and dirt roads with 91% of the park protected as officially designated Wilderness. You will see low valley floors, barren salt flats, dry rugged mountains, vast canyons and rolling sand …

Beautiful Yosemite

Yosemite National Park, first protected in 1864, is known for its waterfalls and large granite cliffs. At nearly 1,200 square miles, the park is home to deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area and so much more. Pictured is a snow plant that I photographed during our visit to the park …