Mohave Mojo

 

 

The southwestern desert is a vast scarred landscape I  love to explore. Debra tolerates it but  is not keen on broken glass, rattlesnakes and abandoned mineshafts. We spent a couple of days at an RV park in Vegas and got that out of our system.  A day trip to Hoover Dam was crossed off the list.

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The agenda then turned to Ghost Towns so  we headed Hwy 95 north

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First stop Carrara NV. Historical link here:

http://strayngerranger.com/the-ruins-of-carrara-nv/

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We were limited mobility wise to roads the White Whale can handle. I will go  back  soon with a 4-wheel drive vehicle.

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Curious buildings  here with graffiti embellishments.

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Next stop Rhyolite  NV. Lots to see here. Ruins from the early 1800’s, countless abandoned mines and piles of tailings. Open-air Hippie Art. Bottle House. Highly recommended.

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This was my first time entering Death Valley from the Nevada side. Geologically orgasmic.

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I will be back  soon with a pick, shovel, chisels sledgehammer and a 4-wheel drive.

 

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