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Death Valley: A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Being a Jawa among the cliffs Our first Death Valley trek was a hike and a ranger talk among the cliffs of Golden Canyon. After breakfast, we headed out from the Texas Spring Campground and headed south on 190 to Badwater Road, stopping at the first parking area on the left. This was the start… Continue reading Death Valley: A Galaxy Far, Far Away

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The Hollywood Bowl

The LA Phil gets ready to perform There are few things that are so quintessentially LA than summer concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. This historic 17,500-seat amphitheater has been an icon since its founding in 1922. With its distinctive bandshells built at the base of the Hollywood Hills and the famous Hollywood sign in the… Continue reading The Hollywood Bowl