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Post by ccv » Tue Jan 07, 2003 11:21 am

Lew, Death Valley is a huge place with many things to see -I think that's why each of us keep going back - in addition to the draw of it's climate, geology and history etc. you just can't see it all in one trip., and you can't get enough of it.

I have been to Death Valley three times. The first trip was completely 4x4, the back country, primitive camping, hiking. The second trip was a college geology field trip, driving 2 wheel drive roads only. We camped at Stovepipe Wells for convenience, seeing the things of geological interest - Devil's Golf Course, Mushroom Rock, Badwater, Mosaic Canyon, Zabriskie Point - things of this nature. The most recent trip, this past November was a photo expedition with my husbnd's college photojournalism class. We did all of the above, but also hit some of the backroads since it turned out we all had 4-wheel drive vehicles. We visited the Wildrose Charcoal Kilns, and the ghost towns of Harrisburg & Skidoo. You can visit these places without 4-wheel drive, by the way, but we also wanted to be able to explore beyond a bit, so were glad to have the 4-wheel drive in case we ran across an area where it was needed.

Most of the others here on the board have much more experience than I do with Death Valley, and can give you even more ideas, but I think they will agree with me, you can't see it all in a one trip, and you have to prioritize what your interests are. For me personally, my next trip I want to hit some of the other ghost towns and the back country roads I didn't get the chance to before, and I would prefer to primitive camp keeping as far away from the touristy stuff as possible. But the whole park, is worth seeing - it's a grand place - that's for sure!
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Post by Bighorn » Tue Jan 07, 2003 2:13 pm

There's not much to add to previous replies except the diagram (see bellow) which is an example how you can systematically prepare for your first visit. This comes from one of the many Japanese web sites about Death Valley and is prime example of good ( :wink: ) organization.

I can't link directly to the original site because the forum script obfuscate the URL

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Post by Bighorn » Tue Jan 07, 2003 2:29 pm

ok, here's the link (note: You'll need Japanese character set)

www.hh.iij4u.or.jp/~seijik/devanp.html

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Post by ccv » Tue Jan 07, 2003 4:49 pm

:idea: :idea: :idea:


&#31169;&#12364;venutian &#12391;&#12424;&#12426;&#12424;&#12356;&#12371;&#12392;&#12434;&#31169;&#12399;&#32771;&#12360;&#12427;!
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Post by Dezdan » Tue Jan 07, 2003 4:57 pm

bighorn wrote:
Dezdan wrote:&#20170;&#24444;&#22899;&#12399;&#12377;&#12427;&#12409;&#12365;&#32972;&#37096;&#32763;&#35379;&#12398;&#26178;&#38291;&#12434;&#26377;&#12377;&#12427;!
ROFLMAO!!!
Wow, I am glad you understood that cause I couldn't! 8O

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Re: No Subject...

Post by Bighorn » Tue Jan 07, 2003 5:01 pm

Dezdan wrote:&#31169;&#12399;&#35211;&#12427;!
...said the blindman...

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Post by NoKarma4U » Tue Jan 07, 2003 5:16 pm

LOL! I see that everyone's IPs are unblocked again :lol: It takes a while to catch up on the thread again too! Can you say "&#36554;&#24341;&#12365;&#12488;&#12531;&#12493;&#12523;"?

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Re: eh..

Post by Bighorn » Tue Jan 07, 2003 5:17 pm

Dezdan wrote:This is funny! I put in "oh!" and I get out "Ohio state!" I put in "Ah!" and I get out "At the time of ampere!"
and I was laughing 'couse I thought you're getting senile
Dezdan wrote:Smart one she is!
indeed

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Re: huh!

Post by Bighorn » Tue Jan 07, 2003 5:23 pm

Dezdan wrote:Bighorn, you do realize that we have been doing this now for the past two hours!
Holly molly, see you later guys!!!
Dezdan wrote:&#12424;&#12356;&#29356;&#12398;&#21628;&#21560;&#33261;&#12356; ? How's that?
Breath smell of good dog????? LOL, ok have to go now, or somebody will scalp me :wink:

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Post by NoKarma4U » Tue Jan 07, 2003 5:24 pm

bighornsan wrote:LOL, could that be "subway"?
:oops: It was my best attempt at "Carpal Tunnel"

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