|Death Valley alive with wild flowers.|
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|Heading north towards Pahrump, Nevada.|
The weather was perfect. The roads were great. The views were fantastic.
|This was why Pahrump hotel/motel rooms were hard to find. There was a major hot air balloon festival happening there.|
|Early Sunday morning at the entrance to Death Valley.|
|Trena and Jeanette posing for the camera.|
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|Past Furnace creek, the area called Bad Water is situated well below sea level.|
|The salt flats draw many hikers to walk this below sea level floor.|
|Beautiful array of wild flowers.|
|We stopped several times to capture view and appreciate this awesome area,|
|We did see several wild burrows in the rocky, desert areas during our ride.|
|One of the many old mining towns that dot this area,|
|Photo taken by Jeanette from an elevated area she and Trena hiked up to. Lucky and I are guarding our rides......|
|Trena captured Jeanette's curiosity|
|The Sheriff was telling us about the shootout that happens in Beatty several days per week. He was a fun and engaging fella.|
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|Lucky and me enjoying early morning coffee outside our motel room in Pahrump. The gardens were beautiful here at the Saddle West Casino and Hotel.|
|Our breakfast spot in Shoshone, NV on our return ride back to Palm Springs, this past Monday morning.|
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|Readying to leave Shoshone for our return to Palm Springs.|
|A final rest break just south from the city of Barstow, CA|
You can tell who was manning the cameras. There were numerous photos of Lucky and me but very few of Jeanette and Trena. Hmmm. We have to change that on the next ride. And there is another ride with a larger group in our future. So, stay tuned for that.
Thanks for dropping in.