Yes, it's really amazing how colorful and varied desert plants can be. Did you also see the blog from a few weeks ago on the "Spine Garden" of cacti in Arizona? It's at https://www.travelgumbo.com/blo...zona-s-sonora-desert
That's about as thorough a write up of Death Valley as I've ever seen. It is a very desolate place and the temperature extremes are amazing. In one late winter day we went from snow to 115 F. The heat, especially in the summer, is dangerous. Don't visit in the summer. Visit it in the winter. The scenery is beautiful and it's definitely worth seeing.
Death Valley is one of the most desolate place I have been. Others include central Greenland and the Dead Sea. Death Valley is the lowest place in the western hemisphere at 282 feet (86 metres) below sea level. The Dead Sea in Israel is 1,370...
My favorite stretch of lonely road in the world is the 200 miles of Highway 395 south from Topaz Lake, where it enters California from Nevada, where these pictures were taken, south through Bridgeport and the turnoff to Bodie , past Mono...
Desert flowers after a wet spring No one claimed bragging rights this week, although Travel Luver named the place...but along with a few other places it reminded him of. But it is Death Valley, home of Wiley Coyote and the Road Runner; of the...
I am planning Death Road trips. I have decided on 4 roads to travel I am planning my last. Also, I have a plan to visit Africa and I heard that out therein morocco despite many things to do in Morocco. there is a dangerous yet beautiful road of atlas mountain. Anyone who lived in Morocco can guide me here. Thanks in advance. Planning Things to do in Morocco
A better class of cockroach on board, too, doubtless 🤣🤣 we used a Glasgow built little old ferry boat with cabins added; it was rescued from Port Said I believe. The bugs didn't spoil anything though - they live there, after all. The teeth-gritter always came soon 'How deep is the Nile here, Bob ?' Er. . . er
In many things the old ways are sometimes better. When Europeans began (19th c.?) outfitting dahabiyas for leisurely Nile Cruises, they'd sink it first to clear out a variety of vermin. Too bad you didn't know that good old trick.
I read about that one - def a Victorian lady ¿a thousand miles up the nile? The odd highly colourful phrase in today's usage too ! 😆😱 BTW 'our' boat was a bit big to do that I guess, took 18-20 plus 6 crew, a jolly punt, though !
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