Here Kitty, Kitty

After a great night’s sleep on our new bedding arrangement, we got up very early and headed to Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve to see if they were blooming. From a distance we could tell they weren’t at peak yet, so we skipped it and headed on to the next target for the day – a…

Poppy Super-Bloom!

Up early at 4:30am, we drove to Walker Canyon to get a decent parking spot ahead of the rush. There were already six or so cars parked along the canyon road, so we didn’t feel too silly being there at that hour. Around 7:30 we got out and started the hike up the hill/mountain to…

Coachella Valley Preserve

This morning we drove to Coachella Valley Preserve, just east of Joshua Treel and learned a little bit about the preserve’s history, then hiked out on McCallum trail to see the clusters of Desert Fan Palms oasis. This is one of the largest Fan Palms groves in California. These trees are unique in how they…