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A Starry and Spectacular (I Hope!) Spring Celebration

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Flowers, Apr 23, 2021.

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    My suite at the Inn was lovely. We actually had some rain en route from Dante's View to the Inn.
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    More pics of my suite and in the morning of day 2 after a decent night's sleep. I had crashed HARD.
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    Ryan had seen the dead scorpion on the way to my room to help take down my things. Even dead it was scary looking!
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    And we're off for Day 2 of touring!

    I found this hydration chart in a park restroom very informative so I figured I'd share it.

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    GPS looks like we were disappearing heading towards that treacherous road.

    And the sign, in more ways than one.

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    Night of May 11th as we were leaving Wynn. Astrophotography photos coming later as none are on my phone.

    I think I shared these sunrise (of May 12th) photos from Dante's view before, but just in case here they are. The ones on my camera are much more crisp but the phone did a great job and it was FREEZING in the morning, yes, in the desert in May, so the phone was also much easier to use (in the cold).

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    It's going on 3 am and this sore throat I think is turning into something more unfortunately, so I'm going to take some tylenol and go to sleep!

    I know I've posted a LOT of photos but I figured for those of you who like detail you might want to see and if you aren't interested you can just skip. :) I'll pick just a few of Ryan's to post later.

    Good night!
     
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    Thanks for sharing some of your Death Valley photos! Looked at them while having my morning coffee.

    Your tour and tour guide seems AMAZING. That tailgate picnic looked yummy:p

    The Oasis is certainly way more luxurious than Stovepipe Wells where we stayed, but it should be for the price. SPW wasn't even doing any sit down dining. We had a choice of 4 kinds of burgers, chicken wings, and salad for carry out. No breakfast served at all. Good thing I brought some muffins and yogurt and a few other breakfast items were available at the General Store across the street. Not complaining though, we made the best of it.

    The Racetrack is still someplace for another day for us. Maybe next time.Our guide from Farabees said the road was still pretty decent as it had been fairly recently graded out. How bumpy was it? Not surprised that Lipincott Pass was a no go. Even Farabee Jeep lists that as not recommended for taking their Jeeps.

    I sincerely hope that by the time you read this that your sore throats is gone.
     
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    thanks for sharing!!
     
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    This trip report has outdone itself -- and it's not done yet. It's now in the top 20 in VMB history for views, having now surpassed the preceding trip.
     
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    I have the same exact hiking shoes! I hate how much space they take up in my bag. I know I should just wear them on the plane to prevent that but I've only used them in places where travel days are over 24 hours and don't want to wear them that long.

    Loved the salt flats. I wonder if they turn into mirrors when it is wet, like they do in Bolivia?

    Thanks for sharing.
     
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